The Big Turtle 50 Miler trail races are a beautiful and challenging series of trail races along Kentucky's famous Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.  At the Big Turtle runners start and finish in the town of Morehead, Kentucky and run an incredible out and back route along Kentucky's Long Trail!

Upcoming Races

Apr 25 2020
50 KM
3,800 3,800 ft.
Out and Back Course
5 Aid Stations
12 :00 Cutoff
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
2 Surface Rating
Mostly groomed trail or dirt roads
Apr 25 2020
50 Miles
Simple out and back route along the iconic Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail
8,000 8,000 ft.
Out and Back Course
9 Aid Stations
15 :00 Cutoff
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
2 Surface Rating
Mostly groomed trail or dirt roads

Results

50 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
04/27/19 70 7:28:15 10:51:41
04/21/18 78 7:53:25 10:09:16
04/29/17 42 8:14:01 12:24:56

50 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
04/27/19 58 4:13:51 6:14:29
04/21/18 68 5:05:28 6:00:49
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.

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