The Lake Cumberland Half

Event Date

Sat, Sep 7, 2019


Somerset, KY


About This Activity

The Lake Cumberland Half is a 13.1 mile point to point race to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Pulaski County Kentucky.  The race begins at Bronston, Ky on the Houseboat Capital of the World Bridge, crossing over beautiful Lake Cumberland and then will travel through parts of Burnside, Ferguson and back into Somerset. The race will end at Somerset Community College. 

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Start Line: Bronston, Ky - Hwy 90 - Houseboat Capital Of The World Bridge

Finish Line: Somerset Community College, 808 Monticello St, Somerset, KY (Pulaski County KY)
Parking in SCC Meece Parking Lot

Discounted Accommodations Provided by Courtyard Marriott adjacent to SCC -  Book your group rate for Lake Cumberland Half

Start Time: Half-Marathon: 7:30 A.M.
Pick up race packets Friday night at the pre-race Pasta Dinner, which will be held at Somerset Community College,  808 Monticello St, Somerset, KY from 5 P.M.-7 P.M. or beginning at 5:30 A.M. on day of race.


Parking is only available at Somerset Community College where the race will end. Transportation will be provided between the start & finish line.


Awards will be presented at 11:10 a.m. at the After-Race Party to be held at the Courtyard Marriott.

Top 3 Overall Male & Female

Top 1 Master (40-49) Male & Female

Top 1 Grandmaster (50+) Male & Female

Top 3 in Age Groups Divisions : 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65+.

Team Division:Teams must consist of at least 5 people. You must be registered for the team before the start of the race.

All half-marathon participants receive a Short-sleeve Technical T-Shirt, & 3" Finisher's Medal & are invited to the Pasta Dinner on Friday September 6th and the Post-race celebration.

Registration fee is non-refundable; we will run the race rain or shine, however if there is lightning present we reserve the right to either cancel or temporarily postpone for safety sake.


*Registration and Packet Pick-up at Somerset Community College on Friday 5:00-7:00 p.m. (at the free Pre-Race Pasta Dinner) and Saturday morning 5:30-6:50 a.m. only. 

*NO Registration, Parking, or Packet Pick-Up at Starting Line

*Transportation provided from Finish Line (Somerset Community College) to Starting Line; First bus will leave at approx. 6:30 and the LAST bus leaves SCC at 7:00am.

*Parking ONLY available at SCC, NO Parking available at Starting Line.

*No dogs/animals allowed on Course

*It is NOT a closed course.  Racers need to be mindful of traffic so it is highly recommended that there be no headphones and/or earbuds worn during the race for safety reasons.

*Award Ceremony/After Race Celebration will begin at 11:10am at Courtyard Marriott adjacent to SCC.

*3 hours 30 minutes Time Limit

It takes a large team of police, firemen, medical professionals, & volunteers to host this race.  In order to get traffic back to a normal flow and to let these individuals who are giving of their time to get back to their work or weekend plans, there will be a rolling cut-off at each water/aid station:

Aid station 1 (Approx. 2.5 mi) 40 min - 8:10 a.m.

Aid station 2 (Approx. 5.3 mi) 1 hrs 25 min - 8:55 a.m.

Aid station 3 (Approx. 8.1 mi) 2 hrs 10 min - 9:40 a.m.

Aid station 4 (Approx. 9.8 mi) 2 hrs 37 min - 10:07 a.m.

Aid station 5 (Approx. 11.6 mi) 3 hours 6 min - 10:36 a.m.

There will be a sweeper vehicle coming behind the racers.  If the race officials determine that you will not be able to complete the course in the allotted time or if you want to voluntarily get on board, we will provide transportation to the finish line/parking area.


Thank you so much for supporting our local Habitat for Humanity Pulaski County Ky!!  We look forward to seeing you on race day! 


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