bg26.2 and Half Marathon & bg6000

10K, Other, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 31, 2020

Address

Bowling Green, KY

Pricing

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bg26.2 Individual

$85 $95 Register

VIRTUAL bg26.2 Individual

$85 $95 Register

Half Marathon

$70 $80 Register

VIRTUAL Half Marathon

$70 $85 Register

bg6000

$35 $40 Register

VIRTUAL bg6000

$35 $40 Register

MS Walk

$15 $20 Register

About This Activity

  • Boston Marathon qualifying USATF Certified Course (13.1 mile loop)

    • The course starts at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful campus of Western Kentucky University.
    • Marathoners will run the course twice
    • Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park
    • Registered participants will receive a goodie bag and tech shirt
    • Finishers will receive a finisher’s medal and finish area refreshments
 
  • 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

    • Held each year at the National Corvette Museum
    • Saturday, October 31st, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
    • The National Corvette Museum is located off Exit 28 on I-65 
 
  • Packet Pick-up 

    • The preferred packet pick-up time per the race is at expo on October 31st
    • Race day packet pick-up will be limited to 6:00-6:30 a.m. at the Bowling Green Ball Park (site of start and finish)
    • There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION for any event
    • Official race start is at 7:00 a.m. Central Time
 
  • Course Information:

    • Map and printable turn-by-turn instructions here!
    • The full and half marathon run the same course, marathoners run the course twice!
 
  • Awards (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
        • and 70 & over
      • The minimum age requirement for the bg26.2 is 16 years old.
  • Awards (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,
        • and 70 & over
      • The minimum age requirement for the half marathon is 12 years old
    • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • bgKIDS

    • On Sunday, November 1st, bg26.2 & half marathon will host a Kids Only Run (bgKIDS 26.2) in conjunction with the bg26.2 & half marathon. This event will start and finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park.
      • Each child will need to have walked, run or wheel-chaired 25 miles by Wednesday, October 28, 2019 to be able to participate!!
      • Forms are available on our bgKIDS page
      • See the above page for more information, or check with your elementary schools run club coach! 
      • All bgKIDS 26.2 events are FREE…..thank our sponsors for making this happen!
 

* bg26.2 & Half Marathon does not offer refunds or deferrals for any event. All event registrations are final. This includes duplicate registrations. Please double check before signing up again.

For any questions, please email registation@bg262.com.

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