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Join us on Saturday, May 18, 2019 for the 5th Annual Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon. Run on one of the most beautiful marathon/half marathon courses in the United States passing over 50 Central Kentucky horse farms.
This race will be staged in Lexington, Kentucky commonly referred to as the Horse Capital of the World. Our Marathon/Half Marathon will begin at 7:00am at Fasig Tipton (2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511).
Our PACKET PICKUP/EXPO is Thursday, May 16th from 5-8pm and Friday, May 17th from 12noon-8pm at Fasig Tipton (2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511). We'll be in the Sales Pavilion area (2nd floor, follow the signs). For those out of towners unable to pickup on Friday we will have your packet available on race day at the packet pickup tent from 5:45-6:45am.
Technical race shirts, finishers medals, Kentucky crafted awards, overall & AG awards, live music, post race food and more! Walkers welcomed for the Horse Capital Half Marathon.
The Horse Capital Marathon will have a 14 minute 30 second/mile pace limit (6 hours, 15 min total) and will be a certified course. The marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier race.
Our race benefits Bluegrass Farms Charities who are the "Heart & Hands of Thoroughbred Racing". Founded in 2003, Blue Grass Farms Charities is a unique 501(c)(3)nonprofit dedicated to providing health and human services to people working in Central Kentucky's Thoroughbred industry.
Walkers are welcomed to participate in the half marathon as they will enjoy the same 6 hour 15 minute time limit to complete the 13.1 mile course.
There are absolutely no refunds or race deferrals on this race.
Come earn one of these 2019 Horse Cap medals by completing our certified 13.1 or 26.2 mile courses.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Additional race information can be found at http://www.horsecapitalmarathon.com/.
Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon.
Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:
The Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).
This is a quick 2 minute time lapse video of our Horse Capital Half Marathon course.
The Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon has course maps available.
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