Pace Crew 2017

Linda Word and her team of pacers at ForWord Running have once again signed on to serve as pacers for the KY History Half. The entire group is made up of local runners who know the course and run it frequently. Their job is to help you tackle our Frankfort hills, be a “tour guide” of … More Pace Crew 2017

Still Wowing His Doctors

Steven Lindsey (bib #230) approaches the finish line during last year’s KY History Half Marathon to the cheers of onlookers.   In so many ways, Steven Lindsey is perfect for the Kentucky History Half Marathon. An active member of Elizabethtown’s Ancestral Trails Historical Society, he is a long-time historical reenactor who portrays 19th century Governor … More Still Wowing His Doctors

Meet Our Pacers

Pacers can be particularly helpful to runners during  a race, as their job is to set and maintain a specific pace so that anyone running with them can achieve his or her goal of finishing within a specific time.  The Kentucky History Half is happy to have on board once again the pace team at ForWord Running, based in Frankfort and led by Linda Word. … More Meet Our Pacers

Calm and confidence: Athletics is a game-changer for runner with autism

Connor Baete never misses his daily run with his mom, Lora. It’s often one of two everyday workouts for the 18-year-old from Jefferson County — and is a powerful example of the therapeutic power of exercise. Connor, who has autism, is quite the athlete, successfully competing in Special Olympics track as well as softball, football and basketball. He even … More Calm and confidence: Athletics is a game-changer for runner with autism

Hello, History! A Few KY History Half Course Favorites

No matter what part of the state they come from, KY History Half runners just might see someone who “represents” their home town as they pass the  current Kentucky State Capitol building on race day, September 24. This “new” building is actually the fourth capitol building and was completed in 1910.  It offers impressive architectural features … More Hello, History! A Few KY History Half Course Favorites