Whitesburg KY

Half marathon to be held on Pine Mountain Aug. 23

A half marathon will be held on Pine Mountain Saturday morning.

“Master of the Mountain — Run to Kingdom Come”, sponsored by the Pine Mountain Trail Conference, begins at 8 a.m. on Aug. 23 near Whitesburg at the U.S. 119 trailhead of Little Shepherd Trail. The 13.1-mile race ends at Kingdom Come State Park in Cumberland.

All half-marathon finishers will receive a medal.

A 6K team run will begin at 3 p.m. on Aug. 23 at the U.S. 119 trailhead. Participants will gather items along the route and bring those items to the finish line.

Registration fee is $55 for the half marathon. Aug. 22 is the deadline to register for the race.

Visit www.runtokingdomcome.com for more information about the half marathon.

One hundred twelve participants ran in last year’s “Master of the Mountain — Run to Kingdom Come.”

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