Organizers Announce Louisville Triple Crown of Running | Sports Destination Management

Organizers Announce Louisville Triple Crown of Running

Feb 06, 2017

The Louisville Triple Crown of Running, presented by Planet Fitness, is pleased to offer the Triple Crown Team Challenges sponsored by Novo Nordisk. A team may choose to participate in any individual or all three races in the series. There is also a Team Challenge Triple Crown Award for any team that wins all three races. The Team Challenge is open to any 3 – 5 person teams in three divisions: Male, Female or Coed. Teams will not only compete for team awards; each team member is also eligible for an individual time and awards. Teams will consist of three to five members who must each be registered for the race. Besides individual race entry fees, there is no additional charge to enter the team challenges. 

Visit the official website,, for details regarding online registration as well as postmark and walk-in registration deadlines and fees for the Triple Crown Team Challenge, sponsored by Novo Nordisk. Below are the 2017 race series dates:

  • Anthem 5K Fitness Classic - March 4

  • Rodes City Run 10K - March 18

  • Papa John’s 10 Miler - April 1 

In addition to Planet Fitness and Novo Nordisk, the Triple Crown race committee is privileged to continue to work with their family of valuable sponsors including Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Rodes For Him For Her and Papa John’s International as well as ValuMarket, KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine, Summit Media Group (106.9 Play, 107.7 The Eagle and Q103.1), Heine Brothers Coffee, Fleet Feet Sports, Rumpke, Louisville Stoneware, Fast Signs, WHAS11-TV, Sternberg Truck and Van Rental, Waste Management, Chick-fil-A, Louisville Water Company, Gatorade, PowerBar, and The Voice-Tribune. 

About Novo Nordisk: Novo Nordisk is a world leader in diabetes care and has been a loyal sponsor of the Triple Crown for 14 consecutive years. Working as a leader to improve diabetes prevention and treatment, Novo Nordisk strives to be the preferred partner for employees, patients, health care providers and others in the health care system who share its vision to defeat diabetes. Novo Nordisk’s business is driven by a “Triple Bottom Line” with a commitment to economic success, environmental soundness and social responsibility to employees and customers.

About the Louisville Triple Crown of Running: The Louisville Triple Crown of Running, presented by Planet Fitness, consists of three popular road races of varying distances for walkers and runners of all ages. On behalf of all the participants, sponsors and volunteers, the Triple Crown was pleased to present a check for $142,146 to the 63rd annual Crusade for Children on June 4, 2016. Since 2002, the race series has contributed over $1.7 million to the Crusade.

For additional information on the Triple Crown series, please go to

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