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 27 2019
50 KM
3,800 3,800 ft.
Out and Back Course
5 Aid Stations
12 :00 Cutoff
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
Mostly groomed trail or dirt roads


Date Distance Total Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
04/21/18 50 KM 68 5:05:28 6:00:49
04/21/18 50 Miles 78 7:53:25 10:09:16
04/29/17 50 Miles 42 8:14:01 12:24:56
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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