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 6 at the National Corvette Museum from 5 – 8pm.

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 are determined by gun times per USATF guidelines for all sanctioned events. 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.

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.

 

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].

November 07, 2021
Bowling Green
http://www.bg262.com/
[email protected]

Races

VIRTUAL Half Marathon
November 07, 2021 (Sunday)
Running
13.1 miles
Solo Road
Anywhere Virtual Race
Half Marathon
November 07, 2021 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
13.1 miles
Solo Road
VIRTUAL bg6000
November 07, 2021 (Sunday)
Running
3.728 miles
Solo Road
Anywhere Virtual Race
bg6000
November 07, 2021 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
3.728 miles
Solo Road
VIRTUAL bg26.2
November 07, 2021 (Sunday)
Running
26.2 miles
Solo Road
Anywhere Virtual Race
bg26.2
November 07, 2021 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
26.2 miles
Solo Road
MS Walk
November 07, 2021 (Sunday) - 16:00
Walking
1 miles
Solo
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