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13.1 mile 21.1 kilometer point to point
89% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,945' 593 m
Descent: -1,982' -604 m
High: 1,051' 320 m
Low: 699' 213 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)

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The best kept secret in Kentucky.

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Overview

The Carter Caves Half Marathon is an absolutely stunning course!

When: Saturday May 18, 2019

Where: Carter Caves State Park
344 Caveland Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164

All proceeds from race go towards the Kentucky State Parks/Friends of Carter Caves.

Need to Know

There is a 6-hour cutoff time for Carter Caves Half Marathon.

Description

The course is approximately 13 miles of mostly singletrack trail.

These trails are quite technical by trail standards with many rocks and roots. Runners will be treated to miles of winding singletrack trails and natural landmarks that include stunning rock overhangs, Raven Bridge, Fern Bridge, Smokey Bridge, Shangra La Arch, Natural Bridge, Smoky Valley Lake, and many of the State Parks famous caves. This course is absolutely BEAUTIFUL #Kentuckysbestkeptsecret. Bring your camera and a dry pair of socks. There will be creek crossings and your feet will get wet!

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