Race Info

The KY History Half is the Commonwealth’s first half marathon that celebrates Kentucky’s history. This charitable event also offers a fun way to support the educational programming and services of the Kentucky Historical Society in its mission to educate and engage the public through Kentucky history in order to confront the challenges of the future. Learn more about how you can become a part of this great organization at www.history.ky.gov.

100 W. Broadway | Frankfort, KY 40601

Sept 28, 2019

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Finisher’s medals will be awarded to the first 300 Half Marathon registrants, 150 10K registrants and 200 5K registrants!  Register now to guarantee yours.


Packet Pick Up:

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, from 12 noon-7 pm
Race Day (Sept. 28) from 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. at the
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History,
100 W. Broadway,
Frankfort, KY 40601

_DSC4793Race Day Schedule:
6:30 am: Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration Open
7:45 am: Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Closes
7:50 am: Pre-Race Program/Call to the Start
8:00 am: Kentucky History Half Marathon
8:10 am: Kentucky History 10K
8:20 am: Kentucky History 5K
10:30 am: Awards Program

Hotel Accommodations:
Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40601. A block of rooms at a special rate of $99 has been set aside for the KY History Half at the Capital Plaza Hotel, just a short walk from the race start line. You can book at any time by calling 502-227-5100 and asking for the special KY History Half Marathon rate, or book online using group code 3978. Hurry, as space is limited!

Past Winners:

Click here to see the results of past races.