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Additional race information can be found at https://fortsmithmarathon.com/.
This USATF-certified course is both scenic and challenging and includes historic downtown, beautiful neighborhoods, paved trails, and rolling terrain with a few significant climbs and descents as well. This is certainly a finisher’s medal you’ll be proud to earn! Marathon – $80 (Includes short sleeve tech t-shirt, timing chip/bib and race packet). Race starts at 8:00 am on February 11th, 2018.
Half-Marathon: Includes a gentle climb throughout much of the first half in addition to one steep hill around mile 4. The back half is a fantastic descent over much of the trip back down to the finish.
Marathon Relay: The Marathon course is broken into 4 relay legs varying from around 5.5 miles to 7.5 miles. Each leg includes both challenging and easy terrain, as well as plenty of points of interest.
Leg #1 (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/469743704): includes beautiful historic downtown, the grand homes of Free Ferry, St. Scholastica Monastery, and views of Hardscrabble Country Club.
Leg #2 (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/469751780/): picks up at Hardscrabble and continues down Cliff Drive with beautiful homes and the valley and mountains to the south, makes an impressive climb to the St. Francis/Miletree neighborhood with incredible estates and views of the river and mountains to the north, drops down a significant hill onto Massard before picking up the Massard Trail.
Leg #3 (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/469756684): highlights several miles of secluded wooded trails at Chaffee Crossing and Ben Geren Regional Park, a WWII-era ridgetop ampitheater, and the Ben Geren Golf Course.
Leg #4 (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/469759426): takes you right past the end of the FS Regional Airport runway before making the final climb and ultimately a 5-mile gentle downhill cruise to the finish.
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