Weekend Schedule

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
4 pm – 8 pm: Kentucky Derby Festival Race Expo and Packet Pick-Up (Photo I.D. Required), Technical Shirt Distribution, Goodie Bag Distribution, Late Registration (if available), and Numerous Exhibitors at the newly renovated Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC).

Friday, April 26th, 2019
11 am – 9 pm: Kentucky Derby Festival Race Expo And Packet Pick-Up continues at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC).

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
6 am: Gear check drop off begins at Louisville Slugger Field (corner of Floyd St. & Main St.)
7:25 am: Wheelchair division start time (corner of Brook St. & Main St.)
7:30 am: Marathon and miniMarathon start time (corner of Brook St. & Main St.)
1:30 pm: Course closes (6 hour time limit).

Following race completion, the Post Race Party and Runners’ Reunite area will take place at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville, located at Waterfront Park.

(ALL TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ALL TIMES EASTERN)

The following streets will be closed or have their traffic diverted. (Adjacent streets to the below listed route may also be effected.)

NO PARKING:

7:00 AM on April 26 – to 4:00 PM on 4/27
Preston from Witherspoon to Main Street

Midnight Friday, April 26th – 4 PM Saturday, April 27th

Anywhere along the route. You can check those areas where there will be limited parking by searching the street closures below.

 

STREET CLOSURES:

I-65N Broadway Ramp exit 136A will be shut down (Access to I-65N exit to 136B only): Closed from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

3rd Street: Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

  • From Central Ave. to Southern Parkway
  • From Central Avenue to Main Street
  • From Broadway to Main Street (New Marathon Course)

4th St. (from Broadway to Oakdale): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

6th St. (from Park Ave to Magnolia): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

18th Street (from Muhammad Ali to Broadway): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

20th Street (from Main St. to Market St.): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Barret Avenue to Winter Ave: Closed from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Baxter Avenue to Broadway Avenue: Closed from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Breckenridge Street (from 3rd to Barret Avenue): Closed from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Broadway Avenue (from Dixie to 2nd Street): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Broadway to 3rd St. (North westbound lanes for runners): Use two way traffic on south Eastbound Broadway: Closed from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Brook & Main Street Intersection (Official Start): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Central Avenue (from Taylor Blvd to 2nd): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Iroquois Park Dr. (The Park will close at 7:00): Closed from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Magnolia Ave. (from 4th St. to 6th St): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Main Street

  • From Jackson Street to Brook Street: Closed from 4:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27
  • From Jackson to 20th Street: Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27
  • Brook & Main Street Intersection (Official Start): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Market Street (from 20th to 15th Street): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Muhammad Ali Blvd. (from 15th St. to 18th Street): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Park Ave. (from 4th St to 6th St): Closed from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Preston Street (from Main to River Road): Closed from 4:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

River Road (from Preston St. to Witherspoon Street): Closed 9:00 AM on 4/26 to 4:00 PM on 04/27

Southern Parkway (from 3rd St. to New Cut Road): Closed from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Taylor Blvd. (from Huntoon to Kenwood): Closed from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27, Cross Traffic will be allowed

Winter Avenue to Baxter Avenue: Closed from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

Witherspoon Street (from Floyd St. to Clay Street): Closed from 4:00 AM – 4:00 PM on 4/27

CROSS TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED AT ALL INTERSECTIONS WHEN IT WILL NOT AFFECT THE RACE.