Carter Caves Half Marathon

Where

Olive Hill, KY - Kentucky

When

May 18, 2019 - 7:00 AM

What

Half Marathon

Course

Carter Caves Half Marathon

Carter Caves Half Marathon is approximately a 13.1-mile looped trail race that begins and ends at the Fraley Amphitheatre at Carter Caves State Park. The course takes runners along the State Park trails. Runners will be treated to miles of winding single-track trails and natural landmarks that include stunning rock overhangs, Raven Bridge, Fern Bridge, Smokey Bridge, Shangra La Arch, Natural Bridge, Smoky Valley Lake, and many of the State Parks famous caves. Carter Caves Half Marathon is an absolutely beautiful however very challenging course and recommended for runners who have previously competed in more advanced trail running events. 

There is a 6-hour cutoff time for Carter Caves Half Marathon 

Race Weekend Schedule

Friday May 17th, 2019 
• 5:00pm-8:30pm | Runner packet pick-up @ Lewis Caveland Lodge Meeting Space.
• Optional Meeting with Runners at 8:30pm @Lewis Caveland Lodge.
Saturday May 18th, 2019
• 5:30 am – 7am | Mandatory check in/Bib Pickup @ Lewis Caveland Lodge Meeting Space
• 7:00 am | Mandatory Race Announcements @ Fraley Amphitheatre
• 7:15 am | Half Marathon Start @ Fraley Amphitheatre
• 12:00 pm – Post-Race Awards @ Fraley Amphitheatre

 


Entry Fees

Half Marathon - $75


Age Groups

AWARDS – Awards will be given to the Top 3 Male and Female finishers of both races. All other runners will be given a custom award for finishing.


Awards

AWARDS – Awards will be given to the Top 3 Male and Female finishers of both races. All other runners will be given a custom award for finishing.

SHIRTS – All Runners will receive a race shirt. **Entries must be sent before May 1st to guarantee a size** 


Charity Information

Portions of the proceeds benefit Kentucky State Parks


More Information

*Carter Caves Half Marathon is an absolutely beautiful however very challenging course and recommended for runners who have previously competed in more advanced trail running events. 


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