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Bourbon Chase

  • Maker's Mark Distillery 3350 Burks Spring Road Loretto, KY 40037 (map)

BDC WILL BE POSTED UP FOR THE DAY AT ONE OF OUR CERTIFIED PARTNERS, MAKER’S MARK! THIS DISTILLERY AND ITS PROPERTY ARE GORGEOUS. COME HANG WITH US!

The Bourbon Chase is a unique, overnight relay adventure in which teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways along the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Participants will experience the best of Kentucky. Starting near Bardstown, the Bourbon Capital of the World, and wrapping up with a festive finish in downtown Lexington, the Horse Capital of the World, The Bourbon Chase will treat runners to gorgeous horse farms and the rolling Bluegrass countryside.

How? Teams are made up of 6 or 12 person teams. Each member of the team will run three legs over distances varying from 3 – 7 miles. Each team will provide two support vans to drop off and pick up runners at designated exchange points along the 200-mile route. So, you don't have to be a world-class runner. From casual joggers to serious racers, this event is great fun for everyone.

In addition to every finisher receiving a Bourbon Chase medal and a high-performance athletic Bourbon Chase shirt, a post-race party will be held in the heart of Lexington under the shadow of Rupp Arena. Streets will be closed to allow for live music, food and celebratory drinks.

Earlier Event: October 9
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Later Event: November 1
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