09/12/20 – STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR DERBY FESTIVAL’S VIRTUAL CYCLING EVENT

Last Day to Register is September 14

September 12, 2020. Louisville, KY. – There’s still time to register for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s virtual cycling event – the Virtual PNC Tour de Lou. Registration is open online at KDF.org/TourdeLou until 11:59 PM on Monday, September 14.

“Moving events like the PNC Tour de Lou into the virtual space lets fans participate in their favorite Derby Festival events even though we aren’t able to be together this year,” said Matt Gibson, Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO.

The event still includes multiple distances – 20-mile, 35-mile or the 62.1 Metric Century. Participants can map out their own routes, or the Derby Festival provides access to a FREE GPS and turn-by-turn routes.

All cyclists also receive a complete toolkit with everything they need for a successful event including:

  • A virtual bib
  • Digital badges
  • Customizable ride certificate
  • Swag Pack
  • 2020 PNC Tour de Lou shirt
  • Chance to win a bike rack (All registrants are entered for a chance to win the bike rack sponsored by Bachman Subaru.)

The virtual ride toolkit is available online once participants register. Participants can complete their distance in one day or over several days. All those who sign up have until October 1st to submit their results. The 2020 shirt and swag pack will be shipped directly to each participant.

2020 marks the 7th year for the cycling event. This is the first time it has been produced virtually. More details on the Virtual PNC Tour de Lou can be found online at KDF.org/TourdeLou.

PNC returns as the title sponsor. Official Medical Provider and Training Partner: UofL Health Sports Medicine. Official Heart Health Sponsor: Kindred. Contributing Sponsor: Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling. Official Sag Vehicle: Bachman Subaru. Supporting Sponsors: Louisville Bicycle Club and Louisville Water Company. Media Sponsors: 102.3 JACK FM and ALT 105.1.

About Kentucky Derby Festival
Since 1956, the Derby Festival has worked to bring the community together in celebration. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.

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