Lightning Run

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Lightning Run
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Kentucky Kingdom
Location Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Status Operating since May 24, 2014
Cost $7,000,000 USD
Replaced Greezed Lightnin'
Manufacturer Chance Rides
Product Hyper GT-X Coaster
Designer / calculations Joe Draves
Type Steel
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 800
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 225 feet × 685 feet
Height 100 feet
Drop 100 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 2500 feet
Inversions 0
Drop angle 80°
Duration 2:00
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Lightning Run is a steel roller coaster located at Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Opened on May 24, 2014, it is the first Hyper GT-X Coaster built by Chance Rides.[1] The ride's station was previously used for Greezed Lightnin'.


The addition of Lightning Run was announced in November 2013.[2]

Lightning Run opened on May 24, 2014 with the reopened Kentucky Kingdom.[3]




2 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 20 riders per train.


External links

Articles on Kentucky Kingdom
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