Fort Smith Approves Park Funding | Times Record

Great news for Fort Smith and the region. A Skate and Bike Park along the river. Talk Business and Politics has a great article from last Fall on how this private/public partnership happened. These are the kinds of partnerships we need more of across the state. Fort Smith will go forward with construction related to a downtown bike and skate park and with appealing a judge’s order in a … [Read more...]

The Perfect Day for a Marathon

After 10 years of talking, planning and plotting, the inaugural Fort Smith Marathon was held Sunday. The response exceeded expectations. Race organizers had set a goal of having 750 runners in the full marathon, half marathon and four-person relay race. More than 1,000 runners descended on downtown Fort Smith with even more people lining the hilly course to cheer for their family members, … [Read more...]

Twist and Shout

RESULTS ARE IN I revisited my nemesis this weekend, no it wasn't the Springhill mountain bike trails, this was my first ride on those particular trails. It wasn't the field of racers in my group of Category 3, 50+ riders, I've always felt that mountain bike racing was about me and not them. It was that old challenge that I've placed on myself more times than I can remember, you'd think I'd learn. … [Read more...]