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September 29, 2018 | Leiper’s Fork, TN

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Swiftwick Socks Promo

The 2018 Hillbilly Half Marathon and Little Billy 5K is officially open for registration!  As an incentive, our awesome sponsor, Swiftwick Socks is donating 200 FREE Swiftwick Aspire Zero socks to the first 200 registered runners.  If you opt-in at registration, we will email you a coupon code for free socks and free shipping.  This is a $21 value!!! (Socks + Shipping)

Aspire Zero

 Date Changed

As you may have noticed, we moved from the beginning of June to the end of September.  While this is no guarantee of better weather, it is highly likely that there will be cooler temps and less humidity.  If you were interested in the race before but did not like the June date, now is the time to come back and bring your friends.

Registration Fees

$65 ($30 5K) Now – April 15, 2018
$75 ($35 5K) April 16, 2018 – August 15, 2018
$85 ($40 5K) August 16, 2018 – September 28, 2018
$95 ($45 5K) Race Day

Registration Now Open



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Sam’s Club
Jet’s Pizza
Williamson Medical Center
Franklin Marriott
Animalia
OrangeTheory Fitness
Fleet Feet Nashville
Nashville Marathon
Heroes in Recovery 6K
Swiftwick Socks

Thank you, Sponsors!

Hillbilly Truck
Welcome to the 2018 Hillbilly Half Marathon, formerly known as the Franklin Half Marathon. This will be our fifth year running out in Leiper’s Fork, TN through the pristine, rolling hills of rural Williamson County.  This area is home to country music stars, movie stars, A-listers and moonshining hillbillies.  It is an eclectic mix of colorful people and you will quickly see why.

This race has been recognized as one of the most difficult, yet scenic half marathons in the southeast.  The heat, humidity and hills will challenge all athletes, but in the end, you will be proud of your accomplishment.  There will be motivation and possibly some heckling along the course, but it is all in good fun.
Hillbilly Women
You should not run this race if you are:

  1. Uptight
  2. Easily offended
  3. Scared of banjos
  4. Do not like hills

You should run this race if you:

  1. Like to have fun
  2. Want a unique race experience
  3. Are a little crazy
  4. Have never been to Leiper’s Fork, TN
  5. Have been to Leiper’s Fork, TN