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The Sylamore trail holds very special memories for me and the annual Sylamore 25/50K race has been on my races I want to do radar for a couple of years. I was a little disappointed when the race sold out in less than 20 minutes and I hadn't gotten a spot. Luckily, as sometimes happens with races, spots started opening as registered racers found they couldn't attend and had to give up their bibs. … [Read more...]

20th Sylamore Trail 25k/50k – Up The Creek

Tricky footing and watch your head...

My first article for Arkansas Outside was about the 19th Sylamore Trail 25k/50k.  I made a comment in that article that I’d run the race this year.  I made good on my declaration by first making sure I got into the race.  It sold out last year for the first time, but no one could’ve predicted it would sell out on the day registration opened.  Next, I survived and earned the coveted Sylamore … [Read more...]

19th Annual Sylamore 25k/50k Run

Welcome to Sylamore.

(Special Thanks to Arkansas Outside friend, Nicholas Norfolk for reporting on the Sylamore 25K & 50K this year.) Early Saturday morning, fog provided cover as I made my descent into town. Sylamore is held in Allison, AR about 6 miles north of Mountain View. Both races started from Anglers Restaurant, which is conveniently located at the confluence of the White River and Sylamore Creek. … [Read more...]