Big Turtle 50 Miler and Marathon

Back April 24, 2021 April 25, 2020 Cancelled April 27, 2019 April 21, 2018
April 24, 2021

GENERAL INFO
Morehead, Kentucky is now Kentucky’s go-to spot for trail running with the Big Turtle 50 Miler!  The Big Turtle is a fun and challenging trail running event that follows the northern section of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.  Why Big Turtle?  Well, back in the day the Shawnee gave Daniel Boone the nickname “Sheltowee” which means “Big Turtle.”  

The race is an out and back course that runs from beautiful downtown Morehead to the northern terminus of the Sheltowee Trace and back.  50K-ers and 10 Milers turn back sooner.  

This race will give you a little bit of everything:  rolling meadows, steep climbs and descents, rugged terrain, creek crossings, fast forest roads, and amazing spring views of the surrounding foothills.  The Big Turtle is a challenge that only a select few have been able to conquer.  Sign up today to test yourself at one of the biggest trail races in Kentucky.
50K
Start Time:  7:00am

Cut-Off:  7:00pm (12 hours)
10 MILER
Start Time:  9:00am

Cut-Off:  2:00pm (5 hours)
50 MILER
Start Time:  7:00am

Cut Off:  10:00pm (15 hours)

Morehead

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]

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Races

50 Miler

April 24, 2021 (Saturday) - 07:00
Running
50 miles
Trail

50K

April 24, 2021 (Saturday) - 07:00
Running
50 kilometers
Trail

10 Miler

April 24, 2021 (Saturday) - 09:00
Running
10 miles
Trail

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