Mount Magazine 15K

WARNING! THIS COURSE IS NOT FOR BEGINNERS! It climbs 2,000 ft. in 9.3 uncertified miles. IT WILL BE HOT! Showers may be available afterwards. Runners under 18 must have a parent at the race. Still only ONE HILL! These are the words of warning found on the registration form from years past… and they are TRUTH! This was one tough climb! It was HOT. The race didn’t start until 8:00 and it was 75 … [Read more...]

2013 Mt. Magazine Trail Run

Perfect temperatures and clear skies brought together roughly 70 runners all ready to trample the trail early Saturday morning. For some, this race was a way to meet up with familiar friends for the monthly organized trail run put on by the Arkansas Ultra Running Association (AURA). For others, it was their final opportunity in the AURA trail series to earn points and raise their ranking … [Read more...]

A Little Snow in Arkansas Today

I was able to grab a few pictures in the snow at Mount Magazine State Park this morning. They had  fires going in the lodge fireplaces and lunch was awesome. (I recommend the burger). Welcome to Arkansas! … [Read more...]

No Respect!

After having lived all over the country I finally settled here in Arkansas. I like the place. It has lots of small towns, friendly folks and an uncommon diversity of geography, wildlife, and climate. Mountains dominate the north and west (sure they aren’t snow-capped but there is little to compare to one of our hollows in the springtime). The wetlands in the south and east offer some of the best … [Read more...]