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Sleeping like Bears

“I’m going to sleep like a bear tonight” was the last thing AO contributor and friend Justin Cloar said to me after his 6:54 finish at the Ouachita Trail 50K.

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Ouachita Trail 50 – 2013

In the early morning darkness, the flashlights and headlamps bobbing through the parking lot, a hundred and fifty odd runners plus their support teams, families and friends milled about collecting

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Ozark Outdoor Supply Spring Hiking Ad

Hydrate or Die

The weather in Arkansas is fickle. We all make jokes about how the weather turns on a dime. Last weekend the temperatures hovered just below freezing in the morning, barely

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The Community Bicyclist

Ouachita Trail 50 – 2012

Would you run 50 miles of some of  the most beautiful trail in Arkansas? What if it was just 50 kilometers? Most people, even seasoned athletes would say that kind

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The Ouachita Challenge Race – 2012

Coming away from the 60 mile Ouachita Challenge clean, meaning no flats or mechanicals is pretty rare. Racers this year continued to find tire biting rocks particularly in the first sections of

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Now This is Hiking Weather

I could never resist the call of the trail. – Buffalo Bill Time to check the hiking boots for dry rot, clean the cobwebs out of the backpack, start planning

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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

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