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Fort Smith Marathon/Half/Relays


RaceJoy Ready Sun February 11 2018
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Location: Fort Smith, AR US 72901 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Additional race information can be found at https://fortsmithmarathon.com/.

Events
Event Time Price Details
Relay
Time
8:00AM CST - 3:00PM CST
Price
$160
Price increases January 1, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Marathon
Time
8:00AM CST - 12:00PM CST
Price
$60
Price increases January 1, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Marathon
Time
8:00AM CST - 3:00PM CST
Price
$80
Price increases January 1, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Place
100 North B
Fort Smith, AR US 72901
Description

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! 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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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Fort Smith Marathon/Half/Relays.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Fort Smith Marathon/Half/Relays is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy