2016 Race Ambassadors

The Details

Race Ambassadors will form a subcommittee that will serve as recruiting liaisons within the running and walking community of Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

• Race Ambassadors will be selected for the program (for a one year term).

• Ambassador selection will be based on an application explaining why they would be an important asset to the committee.

• Race Ambassadors will report to a committee chair and be expected to attend Ambassador committee meetings and KDF Race events.


The Requirements

• Must participate in area running/fitness activities, such as clubs, training programs, gym activities or similar events.

• Must be outgoing, engaging and enthusiastic about fitness and healthy lifestyle choices.

• Must be willing to participate in the 2016 Norton Sports Health Training Program.

• Must promote the race via social media channels and be willing to communicate our messages appropriately, provided by the Kentucky Derby Festival.

• Individuals must be willing to wear KDF Race gear at local events and community activities to promote the race.

• Must be present and volunteer during at least one shift of the Race Expo & Packet Pick Up – April 28 – 29 at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

• Must be willing to distribute printed race materials in your community and at local gyms and other healthy lifestyle organizations.

• Must be well-versed in all aspects of the race course, including but not limited to: scream teams, water stops, first aid checkpoints, registration, race morning time line, packet pickup, runner’s reunite and finish line protocol.


The Perks

• Complimentary registration into the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/miniMarathon based on referrals.

• Official Race Ambassador merchandise.

• Biography, photo and email link on DerbyFestivalMarathon.com.

• Personal discount code offerings throughout the recruiting period.

• Other perks will be rewarded based on the Referral Rewards Program Levels


If you are awarded Ambassador of the Year, you will receive:

• Guaranteed entry as an Ambassador for the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/miniMarathon.

• Additional prizes to be announced!