2017 Kentucky Marathons

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Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon
 
4.8 (3 reviews)
Louisville, KY
April 28, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 1,800
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 325 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.75
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Welcome to the Derby Festival! Held every year in Louisville, it's the biggest party of the spring. More than 1.5 million people attending over 70 events including the Marathon and Half Marathon. Runners from all 50 states and several foreign countries annually complete our scenic road race that finishes in downtown Louisville. Come join us and be part of the greatest community celebration in the nation!

Hatfield McCoy Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Goody, KY
June 10, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 300
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 500 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

The Hatfield-McCoy Marathon is a loop-style race with the majority of the route on 319, River Road, and 292. There's 500' of climb from miles 3-7, otherwise it's flat and fast to the finish.

Horse Capital Marathon
 
4.8 (1 reviews)
Lexington, KY
May 19, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 250
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 600 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.25
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Run down scenic, rolling Kentucky country roads including Newtown Pike, Mt. Horeb, Old Lemmons Mill, Hullman Pike, Ironworks Pike and Russell Cave Roads which pass by some 25 picturesque horse farms. The race will be certified/sanctioned as a Boston Marathon Qualifier and we'll have finishers' medals, live music, technical T-shirts, commemorative Kentucky crafted awards, chip timing, overall & AG awards, and event photography.

Louisville Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Louisville, KY
November 12, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 200
Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 750 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Louisville Marathon is an out-n-back course that is mostly held on the paths that run through Beckley Creek Park.

Land Between the Lakes Marathon
 
4.8 (1 reviews)
Grand Rivers, KY
March 11, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 100
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 800 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.75
Surface: Mostly Singletrack
Certified: No

The Land Between the Lakes Marathon is two half-marathon laps on the Canal Loop Trail which is mostly well-groomed single-track and between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. The course has lots of short climbs with a few more-challenging hills mixed throughout.

BG 26.2 Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Bowling Green, KY
November 05, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 100
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 550 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The BG 26.2 Marathon is two laps of the half marathon course which starts in Bowling Green Ball Park and twists through downtown Bowling Green and the beautiful WKU campus.

Otter Creek Trail Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Brandenburg, KY
December 16, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 50
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 3.75
Surface: Mostly Singletrack
Certified: No

Three 8.5-mile loops in Otter Park on the Otter Creek Trail. Mostly single track. There's one significant 300' 2-mile hill on each lap.

Mainly Marathons
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Columbus, KY
April 19, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 50
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: Unknown
Difficulty Rating: Unknown
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

This marathon is part of Mainly Marathons' "Riverboat Marathon Series" (7 marathons; 7 states; 7 days). The course is run in Columbus-Belmont State Park and is 12 laps of a 2.2 dual-loop route. The south loop (1.45 miles) is paved with views of the Mississippi River; the north loop is on dirt and grass through Civil War Earthworks.

Backside Trail Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Louisville, KY
April 29, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 30
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 300 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.75
Surface: Mostly Singletrack
Certified: No

The Backside Trail Marathon runs through the rolling single track trails of historical Cherokee and Seneca Parks.

Run LBL Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Grand Rivers, KY
October 28, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 25
Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 3.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

The Run LBL Marathon course consists of quaint little roads and bike paths through an enchanted area with beautiful views of Kentucky Lake and the Tennessee River. It's not easy, with 1100' of gain for the 13.1 mile half marathon loop, and 2200' by the time you run it twice for the full, but the memories are worth it. Mid October should yield some amazing Fall colors, and the friendly people of the Village of Grand Rivers look forward to seeing you.

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Difficulty Rating

Race Navigator created the Difficulty Rating scale to help runners quickly compare the difficulty between marathon courses. The scale is 0.0 to 5.0 with 0.0 being the easiest and 5.0 being the most difficult. A further explanation is below:

Rating Course Description
0 to 1 These courses are mostly downhill and very fast – excellent for PR/BQ’s.
1 to 2 A rating of “1” means the course is flat; closer to “2” you can expect small hills.
2 to 3 The course has moderate hills.
3 to 4 The course has substantial hills.
4 to 5 Very difficult course usually with technical terrain.

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