Wednesday, December 17, 2008

2009 Is Upon Us

Well....2009 is upon us and that means the 2009 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon / miniMarathon is only 128 days away (April 25, 2009). Remember to signup early for the race as registration fee rise on February 1st, 2009. We are currently tracking 25% higher on registrations than we were at this time last year. Be sure to register now as we will cap the race at 12,000 runners again for 2009.


As many of you know, our organization travels to various races to promote / market the event. We will be attending our last promotional event in January at the Houston Marathon. Please come by and see us at booth #155 on January 16th - 18th.

Finally, I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you that the 2009 Jewish Sports Medicine Derby Festival Healthy Lifestyle Training Program is scheduled for January 6, 2009 at Bellarmine University. This FREE program will have a meeting where you can meet with Fitness experts, as well as Saturday group runs that will guide you through your weeks of training for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon or miniMarathon.

Local Training Perks:
- Technical Training Shirt to FIRST 600 Registered (must attend Training Orientation)
- Orientation Meeting with Running Experts
- Scheduled daily runs with groups
- Information booklet including Nutrition, Stretching, Route Maps, Daily Run Information, and
Shoe Fitting Information

The training program orientation information:
Date: January 6, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Frazier Hall
Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

Local Training Program: REGISTER NOW

That is all for now.

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon / miniMarathon Organization!!!


Anonymous said...

I live in Houston, but my parents live in Lexington, so I'm seriously considering the Mini-Marathon (before I attempt a marathon later in the year). This is a great blog for information - right on!

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