4/20/2015 – RACE WEEK ADVISORY

April 20, 2015. Louisville, KY.   This Saturday, April 25, marks the Kentucky Derby Festival’s 14th Annual Marathon and 42nd Annual miniMarathon presented by Walmart and HumanaVitality.  Preparations for the largest day of road racing in Kentucky begin today and continue through the week.

Monday, April 20:

§  3:30 PM – 5 PM Volunteers will gather at duPont Manual High School to label the bibs for all the runners participating in this year’s marathon and mini.

Wednesday, April 22:

§  Noon – 5 PM Over  100 vendors begin their load-in at the Race Expo and Packet Pick-up at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

Thursday, April 23:

§  8 AM – 4 PM Vendors continue load-in at the Race Expo and Packet Pick-up at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

§  4 PM – 8 PM Race Expo and Packet Pick-up opens at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

§  5 PM – 7 PM Race Expo Speaker’s Series at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

Friday, April 24:

§  9 AM Finish Line Set-up begins at Preston & Witherspoon Streets and will continue throughout the day.

§  11AM – 9 PM Race Expo and Packet Pick-up at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

§  Noon – 5 PM Race Expo Speaker’s Series at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

§  5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Running Wild Past Dinner at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Hall 2D.

Saturday, April 25:

§  7:25 AM:  Wheelchair Division starts on Main Street at Brook Street.

§  7:30 AM:  Both races start on Main Street at Brook Street.

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, Louisville Water Company, Powerade, and The Courier-Journal. Supporting Sponsor: TruMoo. Official Pace Car:  MINI OF LOUISVILLE. 

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