bg Half Marathon – 2018 Kentucky RRCA State Championship

The 2017 bg Half Marathon is the RRCA Kentucky State Championship

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Event Date:

Sunday, November 4, 2018 7:00am CST


Bowling Green Ballpark

300 East 8th Avenue, Bowling Green, KY, United States


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Course Description:

The 13.1 course starts at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful WKU campus.(Marathoners will run the course twice.) Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park.

Course Map:

Printable PDF map

Interactive map

Official USATF map

Course ride through (YouTube)


The USATF Certification Number is KY13010TY


Half marathon awards to overall male/female winner, masters male/female (40-49), grandmasters male/female (50 and over) and 1st thru 3rd place in age group divisions. Age groups for the half marathon are 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.  The minimum age requirement for the half marathon is 12 years old.

Awards are determined by gun times per USATF guidelines for all sanctioned events, and our timing company (3 Way Racing) insists to conform to the USATF regulations.The exception will be that gun time will be used to determine overall male and female finishers, whereas chip time will be used to determine age group winners.

Expo/Packet Pickup:

Expo/pasta dinner and packet pick-up will be held at the National Corvette Museum on Saturday, November 3 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The National Corvette Museum is located off Exit 28 on I-65. Extra pasta tickets can be purchased at the door for $3 cash.

Race day packet pick-up will be from 6:00-6:45 a.m. at the Bowling Green Ball Park (site of start and finish). Official race start is at 7:00 a.m. Central Time