Boy Scout Half Marathon, 10K, & 5k

Sun August 25, 2019 Bowling Green, OH US 43402 Directions RaceJoy Ready

Half Marathon

7:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT


7:30AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT


7:30AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Wood County Fairgrounds
Bowling Green, OH US 43402

A great late summer half marathon,this half marathon course aims to highlight the best of Bowling Green. Maintaining the start and finish line at the Wood County Fairgrounds, your run will take you through eclectic downtown BG to the Slippery Elm Trail, out to Mitchell Rd. where you can view the BG wind turbines, through a quiet golf course neighborhood, past City Park, concluding with a finish inside the Wood County Fairgrounds. This course has little elevation changes, smooth paved roads, and will show you Bowling Green like never before.

Runner Premiums:

Easy Parking
Custom Finisher Medal
9 fluid stations - staffed by local Boy Scout Troops
High quality tech shirt for half marathon
Immediate results/awards
Fast and flat

Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup

Friday (8/23)
4:00pm to 7:30pm — Dave's Running Shop -- Sylvania

Saturday (8/24)
12:00pm to 5:30pm — Dave's Running Shop -- Perrysburg

Race Day Packet Pickup

6:00am to 7:15am — Wood County Fairgrounds


Half Marathon, 10k & 5k Awards
*No duplication of awards. No awards for virtual runners.

Age Groups Half Marathon (3 deep - m/f)
13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Prize Money — Half Marathon
Cash prizes will be distributed to the top 3 runners overall and the overall runner in the masters division. Prize money awards are equal for men and women. Prize money distribution is based upon gun time results for overall and masters division. A review of the results (all events) will occur prior to prize money and award disbursements. Decisions of the race referee and jury of appeal are final and cannot be contested.

Overall Prize Distribution — Half Marathon
First Place (m/f) — $150
Second Place (m/f) — $125
Third Place (m/f) — $100

Masters Division — Half Marathon
First Place (m/f) — $100

Age Group 10k (3 deep - m/f)
9-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Overall Prize Distribution — 10k
First Place (m/f) — Shoe Gift Certificate

Masters Division — 10k
First Place (m/f) — $50

Age Group 5k (3 deep - m/f)
6-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Overall Prize Distribution — 5k
First Place (m/f) — $50

Masters Division — 5k
First Place (m/f) — $25

Course Record Bonus
$50.00 will be awarded to the overall male, overall female, overall masters male (40+) or overall masters female (40+) for setting a new course record in the Half Marathon, 10k or 5k. See course records.

Half Marathon Course Records
Male — 1:06:12:99 (Eric Lagat, 2017)
Female — 1:17:00 (Jepkurgat, 2015)
Masters Male — 1:12:21 (Matt Folk, 2016)
Masters Female — 1:26:00 (Laura Kaulen, 2018)

10k Course Records
Male — (2019)
Female — (2019)
Masters Male — (2019)
Masters Female — (2019)

5k Course Records
Male — 15:40 (Jason Kessler, 2014)
Female — 21:34 (Shawn Kitty, 2014)
Masters Male — 19:21 (Nick Taylor, 2018)
Masters Female — 21:58 (Lori Mahoney, 2014)

Masters division competitors are defined as 40 years old and older. Masters division runners are NOT eligible for both overall prize money awards and masters division prize money awards. If a masters division runner qualifies for both, he or she will receive the greater of the two amounts.

Race Contact Info

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Boy Scout Half Marathon, 10K, & 5k.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Boy Scout Half Marathon, 10K, & 5k is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Maps

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