Race to Bourbon City
Register now for the half or full marathon on Saturday April 29, 2023
During the annual Kentucky Derby Festival runners have the unique opportunity to do a half or full marathon that goes through historic Churchill Downs - home of the Kentucky Derby. To see the full course map, click here.
While you're in Louisville for the race you will also have the opportunity to enjoy more Derby Festival events like Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville, L&N Credit Union BalloonFest and the Great Steamboat Race.
Additionally, this year’s miniMarathon shirt and medal will feature a special logo to celebrate the 50th anniversary plus there will be imagery celebrating the history of the race, special merchandise available for runners, and other special 50th celebrations at the finish line where runners will reunite for a post-race party that will feature demonstrations from GE Appliances, live music, kids' activities, medal engraving, photo opportunities, and a beer garden presented by Ten20 Brewery. All of this will take place at Lynn Family Stadium right next to the finish line.
Sign up now for the KDF mini & Marathon. Use code GoToLouisville23 for 10% off registration through April 1, 2023.
Download the Inside Track Pass for exclusive discounts at Louisville restaurants, attractions and more.
Book your room now at the official Kentucky Derby Festival mini and Marathon headquarter hotel, the Galt House Hotel.
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