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.
New this year is a 10K Distance that will start on Jacksboro St. in Ferguson and follow along the 1/2 Marathon Route to the Finish line at the 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
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 to BOTH races.
Awards will be presented at approximately 11:15 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; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+.
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 Long-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.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT RACE DAY
*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 of EITHER race.
*Transportation provided from Finish Line (Somerset Community College) to Starting Line; First bus for the half marathon will leave at approx. 6:30 and the LAST bus leaves SCC at 7:00am. The first bus for the 10K will leave at approx. &:30 and the LAST bus will leave at 8:00am.
*Parking ONLY available at SCC, NO Parking available at Starting Line fo EITHER race.
*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 approx. 11:15am at Courtyard Marriott adjacent to SCC.
*3 hours 30 minutes Time Limit for the Half Marathon - 11:00 is Cut-off time for both races.
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!