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  • Derby Festival to open Mini and Marathon Registration on National Running Day

    May 31, 2019. Louisville, KY – Kentucky Derby Festival is celebrating National Running Day in a big way, by opening registration for the 2020 Humana miniMarathon and Marathon earlier than ever on June 5. Registration opens…

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  • Derby Festival mini and Marathon Prices Going Up

    January 30, 2019. Louisville, KY. – Now’s the time to sign up for the 2019 Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon. Registration prices increase this Friday, February 1st. Runners and walkers waiting to sign…

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  • Humana Teams Up With Derby Festival For Kentucky’s Largest Road Race

    November 13, 2018. Louisville, KY.   – A Louisville-based company focused on keeping you healthy is now partnering with a local event that gets over 12,000 people in shape every year – the Derby Festival’s miniMarathon…

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  • Derby Festival to Roll Out First-Ever Race Medal Series

    October 29, 2018. Louisville, KY.   – After crossing the finish line, it’s all about the bling for runners. Starting in 2019, the Derby Festival is taking their race hardware to a new level by…

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  • Derby Festival Unveils 2018 Race Medal

    Louisville, KY. – Runners participating in this year’s Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon Presented by Humana will receive a historic finisher’s medal to take home with them. Derby Festival Officials unveiled the 2018 race medal…

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  • Derby Festival Offering Runners VIP Treatment at Its Spring Road Races

    November 14, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival is offering runners the ultimate race day with a new VIP Experience Presented by ZEGGZ. This new VIP package is for runners participating it the…

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  • Time is Running Out to Registration for Derby Festival Road Races

    April 14, 2017. Louisville, KY. – If you plan to run the Derby Festival’s Marathon or miniMarathon, but haven’t registered yet, your time is running out!  Registration for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon…

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  • Derby Festival Offers FREE Training Program for Road Races

    If you’re planning to run or walk your way to the finish line of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Marathon or miniMarathon in April, the Norton Sports Health FREE Training Program will give you a jumpstart.…

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  • Registration for Kentucky Derby Festival’s Cycling Event Opens October 1st

    Riders up! Registration for the PNC Tour de Lou – the Kentucky Derby Festival’s annual cycling event – opens online October 1st, at KDF.org.  Set for Sunday, April 30, 2017, this will be the fourth…

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  • Derby Festival Kicks Off 2017 Race Registration with Early Morning Event

    The Kentucky Derby Festival invites runners to help celebrate registration opening for the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana. The Festival will kick-off registration with a special Race for Rewards…

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  • 2016 Kentucky Half Classic Returns as Runner Destination

    Kentucky’s two largest half-marathons have joined forces again in 2016. The Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana in Louisville and Lexington’s RunTheBluegrass Half-Marathon presented by Papa John’s have partnered since 2014 to…

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  • Registration for Derby Festival Races Opens August 14

    The first 1,000 runners to sign up for the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana beginning this Friday will save some money.  Registration opens online on August 14th, at www.derbyfestivalmarathon.com.…

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