Events

Fort Smith Marathon, Half-Marathon & Relays
Dates: 2/12/2017
Times: Begins at 8:00 a.m. (get there early)
Venue: Downtown Fort Smith
Garrison Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72901

The Fort Smith Marathon, Half-Marathon and Relays will return to Fort Smith on February 12, 2017 (a Sunday). Be sure to register for this premier running event by 5 p.m. on February 10, 2017!


MARATHON: This USATF-certified course is both scenic and challenging. The route passes through historic downtown Fort Smith, beautiful historic district neighborhoods, paved trails along the banks of the mighty Arkansas River, and the rolling terrains that are found throughout Arkansas' second-largest city. This is certainly a finisher’s medal you’ll be proud to earn!

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Price (includes short-sleeved shirt, timing chip/bib and race packet):
Now through December 31st: $80
January 1st–February 11th: $100
Day of Race (if available): $125

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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.Half-Marathon – $60 (Includes long sleeve cotton t-shirt, timing chip/bib and race packet).

CLICK HERE to view route map

Price (includes long-sleeved shirt, timing chip/bib and race packet):
Now through December 31st: $60
January 1st–February 13th: $75
Day of Race (if available): $95

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RELAYSThe Fort Smith Marathon course is broken into 4 relay legs varying from around 5.5-7.5 miles. Each leg includes varying terrain and points of interest.

Leg #1includes beautiful historic downtown, the grand homes of Free Ferry, St. Scholastica Monastery, and views of Hardscrabble Country Club.

Leg #2: picks up at Hardscrabble Country Club 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 ampitheater, 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.

Price (includes short-sleeved shirt, timing chip/bib and race packet):
Now through December 31st: $160 ($40/person)
January 1st–February 11th: $200 (50/person)
Day of Race (if available): $220 ($55/person)

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SPECIAL KAY RUN (NEW): New this year, the 5K run will take place the day before the main event. This will be a great opportunity for families to get involved with the event together and will provide runners with a chance to get warmed up for Sunday! Special K Runners will receive a commemorative t-shirt. 

Price: $25

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