The Norton Sports Health Kentucky Derby Festival training program prepares runners for the festival’s Marathon and miniMarathon on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The free 14-week program offers training tips and weekly group runs for participants of all levels of experience. Runners can register for the training program online.
Robin Curry, M.D. of Norton Sports Health will act as medical co-directors for the training program and race day.
The 41st annual 26.2-mile marathon and 13.1-mile miniMarathon start simultaneously April 25 at 7:30 a.m. in downtown Louisville.
Norton Sports Health features a team of highly trained sports medicine specialists, including orthopaedists, neurologists, physiatrists and primary care physicians. These specialists work together with trainers, physical therapists, nurses and other care providers to design customized programs that help athletes of all ages return to optimal performance following a sports-related injury.
If you experience injuries or problems while training, you have access to preferential appointment services with our Norton Sports Health team. To take advantage of this service, call (502) 629-1234 and mention promo code “KDF Training” and our staff will work to get you an appointment with a sports health specialist as soon as possible.
To learn more about Norton Sports Health or to find a sports health specialist, call (502) 629-1234
Josh's upping his ante to run the Kentucky Derby Marathon as his first full marathon after completing three half-marathons. Follow Josh's training journey as he is fitted for the right shoes, meets with a Norton Sports Medicine physician and nutritionist in preparation for his run.
Phynna is ready to check running a half-marathon off of her bucket list as she prepares to complete the Kentucky Derby Marathon. Follow Phynna's journey as she learns how to properly dress when running in various temperatures, meets with a Norton Sports Medicine physician and works with a physical therapist to practice her core and balance technique.