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 former Olympian Jeff Galloway the night before the race

FREE unlimited downloading of all Tom Moran race photos after the race (examples on our homepage)

FREE custom 13.1 sticker to all finishers

Option to have your race packet mailed to you if you register by Aug 15th

No processing fees added to your race entry

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


The race deferral period for registered runners with no questions asked ended on Aug 15th. If you want to defer from now through Oct 10th we require a written medical note from your physician stating you are unable to participate. Email this note to

Race packets were mailed on Sep 18th to everyone who pre-paid the mailing fee when they registered. A list of the people who pre-paid can be found here. If your shirt doesn't fit please email AFTER the race and we will try to work it out. We will NOT swap shirts at packet pick-up, before the race, or immediately after the race.

A sheet with important race day info can be found here. We urge everyone to look it over before race day.

Course map and map of Midway can be found here.

We will have a free, informal meet and greet with Jeff Galloway on Sat, Oct 11th at 6pm at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington. Jeff will answer questions, sign autographs, and will briefly address the audience. This meet and greet will last for about an hour or so.

Interested in volunteering for the Iron Horse? We can use you! Email and we'll get your info to our volunteer coordinator.

Jeff Galloway will be presenting his running school on Sat, Oct 11th at 9am in Lexington. Cost to attend is $99 and you can get more info here.

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



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

Medal and Poster for this year's race. Each finisher receives a medal and everyone registered receives a poster.

Our custom personalized race bibs courtesy of Output Services.


Women's shirt size chart is here.