Presented by
Saul Good
John's Run Walk Shop

Welcome to the Iron Horse Half Marathon 13.1 Mile Race
Oct 12th, 2014 at 8am
Held in the historic town of Midway, KY
(15 minutes outside Lexington, KY)
To Benefit:
Woodford Humane Society
City of Midway Charities

Locally owned and operated by John's Run/Walk Shop

Race Highlights:

Brooks Long Sleeve Podium Shirts with sublimated Iron Horse art to all participants

Suitable for framing Iron Horse poster by Cricket Press to all participants

Handmade age group awards by Kentucky Mudworks

Custom bib numbers by Output Services

FREE presentation by Jeff Galloway the night before the race

FREE unlimited downloading of all Tom Moran race photos after the race

FREE custom 13.1 sticker to all finishers

Option to have your race packet mailed to you

No processing fees added to your race entry

Option to defer your entry to 2015 if something comes up so that you can't do this year's race (See FAQ)

HUGE finisher medal


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One of the Top 28 Destination Half Marathons in the U.S.

Runner's World Magazine Feb 2013

50 Top Marathons and Races Worth Traveling For
Flipkey by TripAdvisor Apr 2014

Registration is open! We are accepting 1,600 runners this year. The next entry fee rate increase is May 1st when the fee goes from $65 to $75.


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Need a list of things to do in Central Kentucky when you're not running the Iron Horse? Click here.

Why is the Iron Horse on the same weekend as the Bourbon Chase? We have addressed this question on it's own webpage found here.

In honor of our 5th Anniversary we're giving a special edition pin to all those people who have participated in all five editions of the Iron Horse.

Poster for this year's race courtesy of Cricket Press. Every runner receives a copy.

Our custom personalized race bibs courtesy of Output Services. You will need to register by August 15th to get your name on your bib.


Women's shirt size chart is here.

Course map and map of Midway can be found here.

$89 Per Night Race Rate - Contact hotel directly for rate

$149 Per Night Race Rate - Contact hotel directly for rate