Registration is near 85% capacity

April 1, 2014. Louisville, KY.   – Runners waiting until the last minute to register for the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and HumanaVitality have one week left to get signed up.  The Kentucky Derby Festival will close registration on Tuesday, April 8. 

“The Marathon and miniMarathon marks the largest annual day of road racing in Kentucky,” said Deja Lawson, Race Director.  “We will close registration several days prior to the event to ensure we have the infrastructure and amenities in place to support all the runners.”

The races are set for Saturday, April 19th.  Registration is available online at www.DerbyFestivalMarathon.com. Current registration is $90 for the mini and $105 for the Marathon.  Combined registration for both the mini and marathon is expected to reach 16,000 runners

Both races will still start at 7:30 a.m. on Main Street in downtown Louisville and finish at Preston and Witherspoon Streets.  The runners will also run through the main gate at Churchill Downs for their lap through the infield.

Walmart and HumanaVitality are co-presenting sponsors of the Marathon and miniMarathon. The Official Race Medical Provider and Training Partner is Norton Sports Health and Contributing Sponsors are ASICS, Bluegrass Family Health, Churchill Downs, Courier-Journal Media, and Powerade. Supporting Sponsors: Dean’s Milk, Louisville Water Company and UPS. Official Pace Car:  MINI OF LOUISVILLE.


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