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...

Places to Stay

Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant

The Historic Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant is 20 miles from Renfro Valley, located in downtown Berea, Kentucky, within walking distance of shoppes and restaurants. To book your stay, visit or call 1-800-366-9358.

Baymont Inn & Suites

The Renfro Valley Baymont Inn and Suites, just ¼ mile from the staging area at 2090 Richmond Street, is offering rooms at a reduced rate for Rock ‘N Run participants. Call 877-256-8600 to reserve a room. You’ll be asked to forward proof of race registration.

Click here for a list of additional places to stay.