Welcome to bg26.2!  Sunday, November 6, 2016

     7:00 a.m.  Central Time

(Reminder: Time changes at  2:00 a.m. Sunday morning)

START LINE:  Center Street / BG Ball Park

   PACKET PICKUP - Saturday, November 5th - 5-8pm @ National Corvette Museum

Race Day 6-6:45am @ BG Ball Park


Need a friend to pick up your packet? No problem...

print and sign this form and give it to your friend  Packet Release Form.pdf




The list below is a group of runners referred to as the bg26.2 repeaters.

The 2015 bg26.2 makes the fourth year in a row that they have participated in our event,

thus taking on the title:

bg26.2 4peaters 

Jerry Armfield

Mike Cornelius

Jessica Grimsley

Mariann Moore

George Southgate

Scott Barbee

Connie Crabtree

Gary Heffelfinger

Kathy Napier

Shelby Swetman

Laurie Basham

Michael Dodson

Bobby Hill

Walter Norris

Aaron Talbot

Aaron Best

Diane English

Harlan Holmes

Jeffrey Peeples

Jessica Tucker

Sabrina Best

Buzz English

Jonathan Hughes

David Snow

 Cheri Chaney

Charles Wolfram

Noel Ennis

Sarah Humphreys

Candace Richardson

Sherri Vibbert

Jennifer Burgett

Lucinda Eversman

Adam Hymer

Michael Scheetz

Halbert Walston

Pauletha Butts

Darron Ewing

Rebecca Johnson

Debra Shone

James Williams

Wes Carter

 Marshall Gray

Jennifer Johnson

Connie Smith

Tom Wimsatt

Jessica Carver

Thomas Gaffin

Victoria Johnson

Seth Vibbert





USATF Certified

Video Courtesy of Randy White

The 13.1 Boston Marathon qualifying USATF certified course starts at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful WKU campus.(Marathoners will run the course twice.) Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park. Registered participants will receive a goodie bag and tech shirt. Finishers will receive a finisher’s medal and finish area refreshments.

Event categories include half marathon (run),  marathon (run) and push rim marathon. There will be a 6 hour time limit on the race. After 6 hours, participants must move to the sidewalks or extreme right side of the road. There will be cyclists on the course to assist runners when needed.

Expo/pasta dinner and packet pick-up will be held at the National Corvette Museum on Saturday, November 5 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The National Corvette Museum is located off Exit 28 on I-65. Race day packet pick-up will be from 6:00-6:45 a.m. at the Bowling Green Ball Park (site of start and finish). Official race start is at 7:00 a.m. Central Time.


Overall awards to bg26.2 male/female winner, masters male/female (40-49), grandmasters male/female (50 and over) and push rim wheelchair division. Awards also given for 1st thru 3rd place age group winners. Age groups for the marathon are 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.  The minimum  age requirement for the bg26.2 is 16 years old.

Half marathon awards to overall male/female winner, masters male/female (40-49), grandmasters male/female (50 and over) and 1st thru 3rd place in age group divisions. Age groups for the half marathon are 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.  The minimum age requirement for the half marathon is 12 years old.

Awards are determined by gun times per USATF guidelines for all sanctioned events, and our timing company (3 Way Racing) insists to conform to the USATF regulations.The exception will be that gun time will be used to determine overall male and female finishers, whereas chip time will be used to determine age group winners.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in memory of Susan B. Riherd, sister of bg26.2 Race Director Lilly Riherd, who died from MS at the age of 48.

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bg26.2 Fees

Marathon $85 / $95 after 8/21/16 

$110 after 9/18/16 / $125 after 10/13/16

Half Marathon $70 / $80 after 8/21/16

$95 after 9/18/16 / $100 after 10/13/16


   CONGRATS to the

Inaugural bg3 Participants










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