BG26.2 and Half Marathon

Bowling Green, KY, USA
03 Nov, 2024 (Sun)

Running

3.728 mi, 13.1 mi, 26.2 mi

About the event

Boston Marathon qualifying USATF Certified Course

The course starts (and finishes) at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs a 13.1 mile loop through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful campus of Western Kentucky University.

Marathoners will run the course twice



Event Categories

Marathon

Half Marathon

6k (bg6000)

There is a 6 hour time limit on the race.

After 6 hours, participants must move to the sidewalks or extreme right side of the road. There will be cyclists on the course to assist runners when needed




Expo & Pasta Dinner

Packet pick-up, the expo, and pasta dinner will be held on Saturday, November 2 at Bowling Green Ballpark from 5 - 7pm.

The pasta dinner is free to each paid participant. Guest may purchase $3 tickets at the door.



Course Information:

Map and printable turn-by-turn instructions here!



Awards

Awards for overall finishers are determined by gun times, chip times will be used to determine other award winners.

Marathon

1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards to bg26.2 male & female finishers

Overall awards to:

Masters male & female (40-49)

Grandmasters male/female (50 and over)


Awards for 1st thru 3rd place age group winners

Age groups for the marathon are:

16-19 | 20-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60-69 | 70 & over

The minimum age requirement for the bg26.2 is 16 years old.




Half Marathon


1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards to Half Marathon male/female finishers

Overall awards to:

Masters male/female (40-49)

Grandmasters male/female (50 and over)


Awards for 1st thru 3rd place age group winners

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 | 70 & over

The minimum age requirement for the half marathon is 12 years old







RRCA Kentucky State Championship event

Awards will be given to overall male and female open, masters (40+), grand masters (50+), and senior grand masters (60+) in the bg26.2 half marathon




bg6000

The bg6000 is 6k race through downtown Bowling Green, or perhaps it’s a 5K with a bonus K at the end. No matter how you look at it, the bg6000 presents a unique and fun challenge. The bg6000 course starts the same place as the marathon and half marathon, and runs the same route until you reach Steamers on State Street. Turn left and follow E 8th Ave to the finish line! Start time for the bg6000 is 7:30 a.m. Central Time.

Awards for the bg6000
Overall Male/Female finisher1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place in the following age groups:
9 and under | 10-13 | 14-19 | 20-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60-69 | 70 & over



 

Refunds

bg26.2 & Half Marathon does not offer refunds for any event. All event registrations are final. This includes duplicate registrations. Please double check before signing up again.

Transfers (to a different race) and deferrals (to the next year) can be completed by the registrant in their Run SignUp race dashboard. *A fee will apply*

For any questions, please email [email protected].

Races offered by this event

You have 29 weeks to prepare

Marathon

03 Nov, 2024 (Sun) - 07:00
Running
26.2 mi
Solo
On site
Road

Marathon - Virtual

Virtual race
Anywhere
03 Nov, 2024 (Sun) - 07:00
Running
26.2 mi

Half Marathon

03 Nov, 2024 (Sun) - 07:00
Running
13.1 mi
Solo
On site
Road

Half Marathon - Virtual

Virtual race
Anywhere
03 Nov, 2024 (Sun) - 07:00
Running
13.1 mi

bg6000

03 Nov, 2024 (Sun) - 07:30
Running
3.728 mi
Solo
On site
Road

bg6000 - Virtual

Virtual race
Anywhere
03 Nov, 2024 (Sun) - 07:30
Running
3.728 mi

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