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bg26.2 & half marathon

November 3, 2024

Bowling Green, KY

Get ready to roll (literally!) in Bowling Green KY's bg26.2 & half marathon on November 3, 2024! This thrilling race promises a run-tastic experience through the beautiful city streets. Lace up your sense of adventure and join us for an unforgettable race day that'll have you pounding the pavement with a smile!
Get ready to roll (literally!) in Bowling Green KY's bg26.2 & half marathon on November 3, 2024! This thrilling race promises a run-tastic experience through the beautiful city streets. Lace up your sense of adventure and join us for an unforgettable race day that'll have you pounding the pavement with a smile!
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About The bg26.2 & half marathon

Welcome to the bg26.2 & Half Marathon, a premier running event held on November 3, 2024 in Bowling Green, KY. This race offers a Boston Marathon qualifying USATF certified course, providing you with the opportunity to achieve your marathon goals.

The course starts and finishes at the Bowling Green Ball Park, taking participants on a scenic 13.1 mile loop through the charming downtown area and the picturesque campus of Western Kentucky University. For marathoners, the course offers a challenge as they will run the loop twice, doubling their accomplishments.

With various event categories available, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, and the bg6000 (a 6k race), there is something for everyone. The race organizers have also provided a generous 6-hour time limit, ensuring that all participants have the chance to complete their chosen distance. After the time limit, runners can continue on the sidewalks or extreme right side of the road, with dedicated cyclists available for assistance.

Aside from the race, participants can enjoy the Expo & Pasta Dinner held on November 2 at the Bowling Green Ballpark. This provides a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow runners and fuel up for the challenge ahead. The pasta dinner is free for participants and guests can purchase $3 tickets at the door.

Bowling Green is a vibrant city that offers much to explore. Take in the historic surroundings of downtown Bowling Green and the beautiful campus of Western Kentucky University. The weather in early November is typically pleasant, with mild temperatures and colorful autumn foliage.

Join us at the bg26.2 & Half Marathon for an unforgettable race experience. So lace up your running shoes, soak in the atmosphere of Bowling Green, and let’s make the 2024 bg26.2 & Half Marathon an extraordinary event that leaves you with a sense of accomplishment and a lifetime of cherished memories. See you at the starting line!

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