La Quinta Inn & Suites Louisville East
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All week the weather forecast called for 50 degrees and heavy rain/thunderstorms during the race. Thankfully, I was prepared. We stayed at the Marriott in downtown Louisville, which made things super easy. Race start time was at 7:30 AM and I woke up at 6:45, threw on my race clothes, and walked out the door.
The race itself was nice, albeit crowded for the half marathoners. My favorite part was actually running through Churchill Downs. The ...
... due to the many presidents who drank it.
Somehow we managed to visit Old Louisville (beautiful Victorian homes from the 1800s), the Louisville Slugger Museum (where they make the bats), and Churchill Downs. The latter was amazing - the Derby is next weekend so there was activity everywhere getting ready for this historic race. I even tried on a big floppy Derby hat in the gift shop!
It was an early evening for us as I had to be up to run my race the next ...
Some suspicious looks as I follow A into the Cosy Quilter force me to retire to the waiting room. What a concept! It is set up for quilters' widowers and orphans: a box in the corner full of children's books and a train set, a comfy couch next to an end table supplied with golf and fishing magazines, and a TV tuned to the sports channel. ...
We drove to Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. It is right next to the University of Louisville and of course Ron had to wear his MSU shirt, just to rub it in.
Not knowing much about horse racing, this was really a very interesting place to visit. Some of the exhibits were very creative and the track was beautiful. On race day, they get 160,000 spectators. It is just a massive ...
... Jim Beam and making way for the next distillery, Makers Mark (Ed note. I have since posted home as ‘massage oil’ the Jim Beam purchase, and to which I am happy to announce, has safely arrived. Alcohol is not permitted to be posted from the USA, especially bourbon out of Kentucky, not even by the distillers – crazy, so we had to improvise. The other 3 bottles have been in my custody ever since to be brought in under the 2.25litre limit ...