The 13.1-mile course starts at the Bowling Green Ballpark and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green and the beautiful Western Kentucky University campus.(Marathoners will run the course twice.) Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ballpark, where family and friends can see them on the big screen.
Registered participants will receive a goodie bag and tech shirt. Finishers will receive a finisher’s medal, official finisher’s certificate and finish area refreshments. There will be a 6-hour time limit on the race. Overall awards will be presented to the male/female winner, masters male/female winners and grandmasters male/female winners. Awards also given for 1st-3rd place finishers in each age group. Age groups are 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.
All proceeds will go to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in memory of Susan B. Riherd, sister of TRAX partner Lilly Wheet, who died from MS at the age of 48. The marathon begins at 7 a.m. For more information, call 270-904-4348 or visit http://bg262.traxrunning.com.