The Wendell Foster Half Marathon and 5K will offer a flat and fast route of Owensboro, Kentucky. The 13.1-mile half marathon and 3.1-mile 5K will be fully supported including some full and partial road closures. The race will start and finish on the riverfront by beautiful Smothers Park, which offers three signature fountains and an award-winning playground.

Only people that have a disability can use a running stroller in the “Running Stroller Division.” Please, no bicycles, pets, or pedestrian strollers on the course. The course will close at 4 hours (based on a 18:15/mile pace).

The Running Stroller Division will line up at the starting line. Half Marathon participants will line up behind the Running Stroller Division. 5K participants will line up behind the Half Marathon runners. Steps Division participants will line up in a coned lane to cross the finish line alongside Half Marathon & 5K participants. There will be signage indicating each group’s starting point.

We will have wave starts for each group:

  • Running Stroller Division: start at 7:30 AM
  • Half Marathon: start at 7:31 AM
  • 5K: start 3 min after last half marathon runner crosses the start line

Be advised: portions of the course will remain open to traffic. 

Half Marathon Course

Wendell Foster Half Marathon Course

5K Course

Wendell Foster 5K Course