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Kentucky Derby Festival mini & Marathon

April 27, 2024

Louisville, KY

Saddle up, fitness enthusiasts! Get ready to trot your way through the Kentucky Derby Festival mini & Marathon, galloping into Louisville on April 27, 2024. This hoof-stomping event is sure to have you neigh-ver wanting it to end. So grab your mane squeeze and let's jockey for a spot at the starting line!
Saddle up, fitness enthusiasts! Get ready to trot your way through the Kentucky Derby Festival mini & Marathon, galloping into Louisville on April 27, 2024. This hoof-stomping event is sure to have you neigh-ver wanting it to end. So grab your mane squeeze and let's jockey for a spot at the starting line!
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About The Kentucky Derby Festival mini & Marathon

The GE Appliances Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon & Marathon, held on April 27, 2024, is a highly anticipated event celebrated annually in the beautiful city of Louisville, Kentucky. With a rich tradition spanning over half a century for the miniMarathon and almost a quarter-century for the Marathon, this race has rightfully earned its reputation as the largest day of road racing in the state.

As a participant in this prestigious race, you will embark on an exhilarating journey starting at Louisville Slugger Field located in downtown Louisville. Running through a myriad of vibrant neighborhoods, you will truly experience the essence of our remarkable city. One of the standout highlights of the race is the opportunity to traverse the iconic Churchill Downs, home of the legendary Kentucky Derby, with a run through its hallowed infield. The finish line awaits you at the Lynn Family Stadium, the home ground of both Louisville FC and Racing Louisville, where an exuberant post-race party awaits, complete with the warm embrace of family and friends.

For those unable to be physically present, the virtual race option allows participants to partake in the mini or full marathon from any location they find convenient. This inclusion enables everyone to be a part of this momentous event and imbibe the spirit of the Kentucky Derby Festival.

In late April, Louisville typically experiences pleasant weather, ideal for optimal performance. The temperature hovers around a comfortable 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit, offering a pleasant running experience.

So lace up your running shoes, soak in the picturesque beauty of Louisville, and let the spirit of the Kentucky Derby Festival fuel your determination as you cross the finish line. Remember, as you run alongside fellow participants, you become part of the rich history and legacy that this race represents. Join us for an unforgettable experience that combines athleticism, camaraderie, and the unbridled joy of celebrating one of Kentucky’s grandest traditions. Go the distance, and let the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon & Marathon become your personal victory lap!

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