Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon

Sat April 10, 2021 Lexington, KY 40511 US Directions
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Events

Marathon

$55 7:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Price increases after October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Half Marathon

$49 7:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Price increases after October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Volunteer

$0 5:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Registration ends April 9, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Come Run With The Horses!
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Come Run With The Horses in Lexington!

Join us on Saturday, April 10, 2021, for the 6th Annual Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon.   Run on one of the most beautiful marathon/half marathon courses in the United States, passing over 50 Central Kentucky horse farms.

This race will be staged in Lexington, Kentucky, commonly referred to as the Horse Capital of the World.  Our Marathon/Half Marathon will begin at 7:00am at The Club at UK's Spindletop Hall (3414 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511). 

Technical race shirts, finishers' medals, Kentucky crafted overall & AG awards, post-race food, beer, and more! Walkers welcomed for the Horse Capital Half Marathon. 

The Horse Capital Marathon will have a 14 minute 30 second/mile pace limit (6 hours 15 min total) and will be a certified course.  The pace limit for walkers competing in the Half Marathon is 22 minutes/mile.

Our race benefits Bluegrass Farms Charities who are the "Heart & Hands of Thoroughbred Racing."  Founded in 2003, Blue Grass Farms Charities is a unique 501(c)(3)nonprofit dedicated to providing health and human services to people working in Central Kentucky's Thoroughbred ​industry.

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HALF MARATHON ROUTE

MARATHON ROUTE

 

 

Place
3414 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY US 40511

Our host venue for the 2020 Horse Capital Marathon & Half Marathon is The Club at UK's Spindletop Hall in North Lexington.  Our venue is less than 2 miles from 7 hotels off I-64/75 and Newtown Pike.

Grand and elegant, Spindletop Hall is a treasure that was acquired by the University of Kentucky (UK) in 1959. Originally built with oil money from the famous Texas Spindletop Oilfield, the extraordinary mansion has been a Lexington showplace since its construction was completed two years after it started in 1935.

For club membership information CLICK HERE

Our race charity beneficiary is Blue Grass Farms Charities.  100% of participant donations and partial proceeds will benefit this worthy local charity supporting the thoroughbred horse industry in Central Kentucky.

MISSION

​Founded in 2003, Blue Grass Farms Charities is a 501(c) 3 non profit corporation EIN#20-0374962 devoted to providing health and human services to people working in all aspects of the Thoroughbred industry in Central Kentucky.

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