Making finishers feel like winners

Half marathons take place on many surfaces – trails, highways, city streets, small county roads. But participants routinely say one the most exciting parts of the Renfro Rock 'N Run half marathon isn’t on a road at all – it’s under the road. Few travelers...

The unforgettable Rock ‘N Run

The 2016 running of the Renfro Rock ‘N Run was an adventure. The night before the event, National Guard helicopters dipped giant containers into Lake Linville and whisked them away to douse a nearby forest fire, a common event in what was one of the driest...

Planning for perfection

Nature and music come together to make one great race Though the Renfro Rock ‘N Run began in 2013, you could say it has been in the planning stages for decades. Planning first began when the state split some of the prettiest countryside in Kentucky with...

Music Costume Contest

Details and Rules:

  1. The contest is open to Half Marathoners, as well as 5K’ers.
  2. We’re looking for musical-themed costumes only. Be creative. Musical notes, Elvis jumpsuits, Johnny Cash black, etc. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
  3. All costume participants must wear their race bibs so they are visible to the judges.
  4. After finishing, all contestants must go to the photo op area (near the big tent) and have their picture taken by our photographer. They must tell the photographer that they are entering the costume contest.
  5. On Oct. 21 we will post the pictures on our Facebook page. The one with the most “likes” by Oct. 25 at noon will win $100!