Story by: Sarah Ramage on November 26, 2018
The free 15-week training program offers tips, group runs and a good time where walkers and runners of all levels are welcome. Training begins on Jan. 10 at a kickoff event at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
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Based on suggestions from past participants, the Norton Sports Health Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon/Marathon Training Program is adding variety to the three-month regimen that helps more than 1,200 people prepare to walk or run on Derby week.
Last year, Stephanie Fish, Norton Sports Health training program coordinator, introduced speed work at Waggener High School in Louisville as a way to help runners train in a different way. This year, she has added more variety. Here are some new opportunities for walkers and runners in training:
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