Race date:  February 21, 2016 Looking for race details? We’ve got you covered. On this page: Online Registration, Packet Pick Up, Course Maps, Directions to the Starting Line, Mail-in Registration Form, Race Host Hotels, Entertainers, Kids Run the Line Too, Current Weather Forecasts for the Texarkana area on race day. Read more

This race is as much about people as it’s about times, distances or awards.


It takes an army of people to put on this race. From race organizers to city officials, to police, parks and public works departments, there are many people and organizations involved planning this race.

Do you have an organization looking to get involved with Read more

Thank you to all of our race sponsors who help us promote healthy living in the Texarkana area. What better way to raise money for trails in our community than to show them off over the course of a 13.1 mile race?

Partnership for the Pathway is an organization committed to building safe, beautiful connecting trails throughout our community. We thank these fantastic organizations for helping us continue our mission this year to add to over five miles of new trail. Read more

Mile 3 Preview – The One Where You Meet DJ Shelby

Now it’s time for some fun along the wooded area….don’t want you dozing off this early in the race.

At the end of this block skirting a small woods you’ll find your first water station. These are manned by our army of incredible volunteers. A big hand goes out to the Partnership for the Pathway member Nick Williamson, who organized the water stops. While we’re saying “thanks!” to people, I should also mention Lori Rudy who organized all of our volunteers and volunteer organizations who help line the race. Thanks, Nick, Lori and all of the water station teams and traffic volunteers!


Runners on Beautiful Nix Creek Trail

Mile 2 Preview – Welcome To The Lovely Nix Creek Trail

(This post follows the mile 1 preview which was posted earlier today.)

This Mile Is Full Of Good News and Bad News

I’ll give you the good news first; you’re now going to funnel onto the Nix Creek Trail, one of my favorite places to run in Texarkana.

Scratch that. This IS my favorite place to run around town.