THE MARATHON – 44 YEARS & COUNTING
USATF CERTIFIED, BOSTON QUALIFYING COURSE. THE 44TH HOGEYE MARATHON WILL BE ON 4/24/2021
USATF Certificate # AR17004WJT
The marathon begins on Emma Ave. in Springdale, Arkansas. It promises to be scenic as well as safe, thanks to help from the Springdale Police, Springdale Fire, Johnson Police, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. Water and aid stations will be located throughout the course. Maps will be available at the packet pick-up, or here (see below).
The marathon will start at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The race will start and finish on Emma Ave. in Springdale’s Downtown District. Timing will end 7 hours from the start. Participants may start early if this is not adequate time, & ONLY IF 7 HRS. IS NOT ENOUGH TIME TO FINISH. There will be one early start at 6:00 a.m. Keep in mind you must know the course as it will be unsupported until 6:30 Please contact race director and you must sign up at the expo after you pick up your packet. If you do not sign up at the packet pick-up, you will not be allowed to start early.
MARATHON & RELAY WILL START IN A WAVE START & ALL RUNNERS MUST WEAR MASKS AT THE STARTING LINE UNTIL THROUGH THE DOWNTOWN AREA.
The 26.2 mile run is open to male and female participants 15 years of age and older. All participants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardian’s signature. No one under the age of 15 will be allowed to participate in the Full Marathon. Runners may participate as part of a 4-person relay team for additional fees. Tech shirts are included and finishers medals. If participating in both the marathon and relay, both medals will be awarded upon completion.
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