Weekend Schedule

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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 Kentucky Exposition Center.

Friday, April 28th, 2017
11 am – 9 pm: Kentucky Derby Festival Race Expo And Packet Pick-Up continues at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
5 pm – 9 pm: Running Wild Pasta Party at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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)

There will be a complimentary shuttle for KDF Marathon/miniMarathon participants from Downtown Louisville to the Kentucky Exposition Center for the Race Expo & Packet Pick-Up (as well as the Running Wild Pasta Party).  Below are the shuttle stop locations and times that the shuttles will be running on a continuous loop:

 

Thursday April 27th / 4pm – 8pm

Route 1

Hilton Garden Inn (corner of 4th and Chestnut)

Hyatt/Marriott (corner of 3rd and Liberty)

Route 2

Galt House (corner of 4th and Main St.)

 

Friday April 28th / 11am-9pm

Route 1

Hilton Garden Inn (corner of 4th and Chestnut)

Hyatt/Marriott (corner of 3rd and Liberty)

Route 2

Galt House (corner of 4th and Main St.)

 

Participants can also drive to KEC and pick up their packets.  Packet pickup is located at the Pavilion (West Wing) at KEC.  Please enter through Gate 4 (Crittenden Drive) or Gate 6 (Preston Highway) for easiest access to parking.  When entering KEC, have special permit in your window to notify gate attendant accordingly.