New course, but still classic

Holidays and races compliment each other well.  Valentine’s Day races give you the opportunity to share your love of running in February and Turkey Trots are a cornucopia of fun in November.  For Arkansans, the Saturday before Labor Day means the Arkansas 5K Classic. The race has gone through seven name changes and a course that has had a fair number of modifications.  A few things remain … [Read more...]

Beer and Baseball….

Last fall I attended Rocktoberfest at Dickey-Stephens Ballpark. It was a great night accentuated by a wonderful night time bike ride. Now that Spring has arrived (and seems to have moved right through to Summer) it's time again to visit the Ballpark, this time for FoamFest. According to the website: "The brews will be flowing, the tunes will be jamming and the taste buds will be watering … [Read more...]

Bikes, Bridges and Beer (and Baseball?)

The Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock is a transportation corridor. That's right, it allows access by bike or foot to all kinds of great venues not just during the day but also at night. For instance, Saturday night, Dickey-Stephens Ballpark in North Little Rock played host to the 9th Annual Little RocktoberFest. This annual gathering of home brew aficionados, local brew … [Read more...]