05/31/24 – DERBY FESTIVAL CELEBRATES GLOBAL RUNNING DAY WITH SPECIAL PRICING ON 2025 RACE REGISTRATION

LOCK IN DEALS FOR ONE DAY ONLY

May 31, 2024. Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival is hitting the ground running to celebrate Global Running Day on Wednesday, June 5. Runners will receive special pricing on registration for the 2025 GE Appliances miniMarathon and Marathon for one day only!

“We’re celebrating Global Running Day by opening up registration for Kentucky’s largest day of road racing for one day” said Chris Martini, Kentucky Derby Festival Race Director. “This is your opportunity to get an exclusive deal on registration and secure your spot in the 2025 races.”

Beginning at 9 a.m. EST on Wednesday, June 5 and running through 9 a.m. EST on Thursday, June 6, registration will be offered at a discounted rate:

  • $55 for the miniMarathon
  • $65 for the Marathon

As part of the Global Running Day promotion, special race merchandise will also be available. Items include a women’s tank top and a unisex short sleeve shirt ($20 each and made of a moisture wicking technical fabric), and a Headsweats running hat ($30 and featuring a terrycloth sweatband). Merchandise can be added onto a race registration purchase at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com during the one-day promotion.

Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running that encourages people of all ages and abilities to get moving. The GE Appliances miniMarathon and Marathon is set for Saturday, April 26. 2025 marks the 52nd run of the miniMarathon and the 24th year for the Marathon. Runners from all 50 states and several countries come to Louisville on the last Saturday in April.

GE Appliances is the Title Sponsor of the miniMarathon and Marathon. Official Race Medical Provider & Training Partner: Norton Sports Health. Contributing Sponsors are Churchill Downs, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kentucky Department of Tourism, Louisville Water Company, Powerade and TEN20 Craft Brewery. Official Nutrition Partner: Publix. Official Bourbon Retail Partner: Evergreen Liquors. Official Refuel Partner: Prairie Farms. Official Pace Team Sponsor: Ken Combs Running Store. Official Hotel: The Galt House Hotel. Official Timing Sponsor: Rumpke Waste & Recycling. Official Finish Line Sponsor: Louisville City FC/Racing Louisville FC.

 

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