Runners from all 50 states and several foreign countries will complete the scenic 26.2- and 13.1-mile courses, which share start and finish lines. Large, enthusiastic crowds will line the sidewalks along the route, which passes through the historic Churchill Downs race course.
AARP Kentucky is cosponsoring the Race Expo on Thursday and Friday, April 26-27. Members can get a 15 percent discount on race registration by using promo code KDF2018Boomer. Register at derbyfestivalmarathon.com.
Runners who come to pick up their packets can stop by the AARP table to learn more about AARP activities in Kentucky. Runners who register online will get surprise swag from AARP in their virtual race bag.