Ready to Train for LouisvilleKy’s famous road race

Louisville, KY., – Today is the kick-off for the Norton Sports Health Derby Festival Training Program to prepare runners and walkers for the Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon set for Saturday, April 27. The free 15-week Norton Sports Health Training Program offers training tips and weekly group runs for participants with all levels of experience. Runners and walkers can register for the training program online at

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The kick-off includes distribution of the free training manual; overview of the 2019 miniMarathon and Marathon; as well as introduction of the Norton Sports Health Training experts and Physicians. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and talk with members of the Norton Sports Health Team to get their questions answered before they begin training. Attendees will also have the chance to check out the exhibits at the Kentucky Derby Museum commemorating the annual Run for the Roses.

This is Norton Sports Health’s seventh year as title sponsor of the Training Program, as well as the Official Training Partner and Medical Provider.  They are joined by Contributing Sponsors, Humana and Swags Sport Shoes, and media sponsor, 102.3 JACK FM.