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Big Turtle Trail Races | 10M, 50K, 50M

  • Laughlin Health Building 230 University Blvd Morehead, KY 40351 United States (map)

What’s to LOVE?

Kentucky’s longest trail. The 50-miler starts in Morehead and runs to the northern terminus of Sheltowee Trace - a 300+ mile trail traversing Daniel Boone National Forest into Tennessee. It would be great to see a race series that covers the entire distance (hint, hint).

Good running. This section of the Trace isn’t overly challenging with long stretches of good running. Of course, there are a few climbs along the way - the opening climb comes to mind:-)

Next Opportunity Events. I’ve come to really enjoy this company’s races, as they each have some form of challenge that keeps you on your toes. I recall being undertrained last year and feeling like ice cold death on the final descent.