ARKANSAS FESTIVALS AND EVENTS ASSOCIATION

2020 Fort Smith Marathon

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Price: $60-$160

The Fort Smith Marathon, Half-Marathon and Relays will kick off at 8 AM on Sunday, October 18th, 2020 from the Riverfront Glass Pavilion (100 N. B St.) in Downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Marathon

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!

Register for Marathon – $80

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.

Register for Half-Marathon – $60

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: includes beautiful historic downtown, the grand homes of Free Ferry, St. Scholastica Monastery, and views of Hardscrabble Country Club.

Leg #2: 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: highlights several miles of secluded wooded trails at Chaffee Crossing and Ben Geren Regional Park, a WWII-era ridgetop amphitheater, and the Ben Geren Golf Course.

Leg #4: 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.

Register for Marathon Relay – $160

  • Price $60-$160
  • Event type Event
  • Listing categories Events / Event / Race / Sports
  • Date from October 18, 2020
  • Date to October 18, 2020
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