The Hogeye Marathon, Half-Marathon and Relays

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42nd Annual Hogeye-Marathon and Relays - Presented by Tyson

Using our NEW ROUTE in neighboring Springdale, Arkansas!
The Northwest Arkansas Hogeye tradition continues. . . It's a PRETTY PIG DEAL!
2018 Hogeye Marathon & Relay Date: April 14, 2018
Springdale, Arkansas

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 13 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Northwest Arkansas Convention Center 1500 48th St. Springdale

Runners Expo, registration and packet pick-up.

Saturday, April 14 Emma Ave. Downtown Springdale
5:00 AM - 6:30 AM - late packet pick-up, bag check- Downtown Springdale Alliance office- 110 W. Emma Ave. (First Security Bank Bldg)
6:30 AM - Marathon Early Start
6:45 AM - Race Announcements and National Anthem
7:00 AM - 41st Annual Hogeye Marathon, Hogeye Half Marathon and Relay START
7:05 AM - 5K start
8:15 AM - 5K awards Ceremony- Shiloh Square- Emma Ave.
9:30 AM - Half Marathon Awards Ceremony- Shiloh Square Emma Ave
12:00 PM - Marathon & Relay Awards Ceremony- SHiloh Square Emma Ave.
1:00 PM - Kids Marathon start- Luther George Park/Meadow Ave.
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM - PIG Trough after race celebration for runners & volunteers- For Runners, Volunteers and spectators

The Marathon - 41 Years and Counting

The marathon begins on Emma Ave. in Springdale, Arkansas.
It promises to be scenic as well as safe, thanks to help from the Springdale Police, Springdale Fire, Johnson Police and the Washington County Sheriffs Department.
Water and aid stations will be located throughout the course.
Maps will be available at the packet pick-up, or here (see below).

The marathon will start at 7:00 AM on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
The race will start and finish on Emma Ave. in Springdales Downtown District.
Timing will end 7 hours from the start. Participants may start early if this is not adequate time.
There will be one early start at 6:15 AM
Keep in mind you must know the course as it will be unsupported until 7:00 AM.
Please contact race director and you must sign up at the expo after you pick up your packet.
If you do not sign up at the packet pick-up, you will not be allowed to start early.

The 26.2 mile run is open to male and female participants 15 years of age and older.
All participants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardians signature.
No one under the age of 15 will be allowed to participate in the Full Marathon.
Runners may participate as part of a 4-person relay team for additional fees.
Tech shirts are included and finishers medals.
If participating in both the marathon and relay, both medals will be awarded upon completion.

Download Full Marathon route map

The Hogeye Half Marathon

The Half Marathon will take in many scenic parts of Springdale and also have a section entering Fayetteville, before returning to the downtown, Emma Ave finish.

Download Half Marathon route map

Age Awards will be given three deep by gender and age.
There will be an awards tent set up at the finish line.
Award winners may pick up awards after they finish, after they have been posted.
Overall Half Marathon winners will be announced at 9:30 AM.
Awards will not be mailed to winners.

4 Person Marathon Relay

This event is designed for four-person teams, and will begin at the same time as the marathon.
7:00 am Four-person teams run the marathon course.
All relay finishers receive a medal after completing their leg of the course.

1 - STARTING LINE to Lake Fayetteville Northshore Park- This is the Longest Leg= 8.5 miles
2 - Lake Fayetteville Park to Arvest Ballpark= Approximately 7 miles
3 - Arvest Ballpark to Springdale High School- this is the shortest leg= approximately 4.7 miles
Dont fight yall!
4 - Springdale HS to the BIG FINISH LINE- Approximately 6.0 miles

Relay categories are all male, all female or mixed, (two men and two women, OR 3 women & 1 man, not 3 men & 1 women).
Each relay team member must fill out an entry form listing the name of each person running a leg of the relay.
The fee is $40-50 per participant.
A relay runner may run in the marathon or half marathon for an additional fee, and should be the first relay team runner.
A shuttle service will be provided for relay exchange points by Ozark Regional Transit.
The course is the same as the Marathon, and will finish on Emma Ave. in Springdale, Arkansas.
Shuttles will be provided back to the downtown area.

5K Run/Walk

Open to all competitors.
The 5K starts 5 minutes after the Marathon. (7:05 AM) from Downtown Springdale, Arkansas

It will start & finish on Emma Ave.

Download 5K course map

Kid's Marathon

Downtown Springdale

All Kids will be eligible to participate in our Kids Runs.
There will be a 1-mile finish to the marathon and a 2.0 mile distance.
They may choose between these 2 for the same entry fee of $15.00.

If you are a Running Club coach, or parent of a young runner, start out 2018 by promoting healthy living through regular exercise and good eating habits.

Check out the Hogeye Kids Marathon Facebook page

Hogeye Corporate Challenge

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