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Louisville Triple Crown of Running
Novo Nordisk



Novo Nordisk begins 10th year as presenting sponsor for 2013 Louisville Triple Crown of Running℠

New Race Dates Announced for Major Sponsors: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Rodes For Him and For Her, and Papa John's International, Inc.

Louisville, Kentucky (June 13, 2012) - The Louisville Triple Crown of Running race directors are pleased to officially announce the continuing support of their Presenting Sponsor – Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2013 marks the 10th year Novo Nordisk will sponsor the race series.

Novo Nordisk is a world leader in diabetes care. Their ambition is to change the course of diabetes for good. 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 shares 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.

The Louisville Triple Crown of Running℠ consists of three road races of varying distances. In 2012 the races had nearly 30,000 runners participating in all three events, resulting in a record donation earlier this month to the WHAS Crusade for Children of $171,862. Since 2002, the race series has contributed more than $1 million to the Crusade and is proud to be ranked third in civic donors and fifth in overall donors, including all fire departments, to the charity's 2012 campaign.

The 2013 race dates are:

  • Anthem 5K Fitness Classic - March 9, 2013
  • Rodes City Run 10K - March 23, 2013
  • Papa John's 10 Miler - April 6, 2013

For registration, as well as additional information about the series or each individual race, please visit www.louisvilletriplecrown.com.

Contact Information:

Bruce Richmond
Race Director
Anthem 5K Fitness Classic
Fred Teale
Race Director
Rodes City Run
Rene' Kesterson
Race Director
Papa John's 10 Miler