Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon

10K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Apr 18, 2020


Lexington, KY


Activity Today Later


$90 $95 Closed

Half Marathon

$80 $85 Closed

Race Volunteer

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

Our 2020 Horse Capital Marathon/Half Marathon scheduled for April 18, 2020 has been cancelled due to the National Emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those who registered for the 2020 race have been emailed with the option to defer their registration to the 2021 Horse Cap scheduled for Saturday, April 10, 2021 OR transfer their registration to one of 3 fall half marathons that we are sponsoring.  We look forward to seeing you in 2021!


Come Run With The Horses in Lexington!

Join us on Saturday, April 18, 2020 for the 6th 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 The Club at UK's Spindletop Hall (3414 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511). 

Technical race shirts, finishers medals, Kentucky crafted overall & AG awards, post race food, beer 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 pace limit for walkers competing in the Half Marathon is 22 minutes/mile.

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.

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