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Independence Day races, runs, walks cover state

Why is today's column talking about the Fourth of July? There's another Monday yet to come before Independence Day. Technically, this column is a week early.

True Grit event offers riders, runners options

The True Grit Ride and 5K events will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at Chaffee Crossing, 7313 Terry St. in Fort Smith.

Plenty of sweat, fun afoot in Little Rock, NWA

Go! Running's Go! Mile race, the midpoint event in the 2017 Arkansas Grand Prix, unleashes its first heat at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

Ninth Grand Prix run will step off in Benton

The Arkansas Runner 2 Mile -- ninth of the 20 footraces that make up the Arkansas Grand Prix -- begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday on a brand new course beginning at the Boys and Girls Club at Riverside Park, 1810 Citizens Drive, Benton.

Lizard Creek remembered, kids triathlon planned

On May 20, I traveled to a farm in Judsonia to participate in the Lizard Creek five-mile obstacle course. It was one of those extremely rainy days that forces the average person to question his decision-making process.

Criterium Series opens for bicycle enthusiasts

The Big Dam Bridge Criterium Series, presented by Central Arkansas Velo, opened Tuesday, but bike racers have 12 weeks to join in. The races will occur from 5 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday (except July 4) until Aug. 8.

Silent ride to remember bikers who have died

The Ride of Silence has been an annual event for bicyclists since May 2003, when hundreds of riders gathered at White Rock Lake in Dallas to remember endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz, who died when he was hit by the mirror of a passing bus.

65 Roses Tour last leg of Charity Challenge

The 65 Roses Tour is the final ride in the first Arkansas Charity Challenge.

Families, even dogs, can run for MacArthur Park

The 10th annual MacArthur Park 5K begins at 7 p.m. Friday in front of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock.

Saturday provides morning, evening chances for medals

The Panther Prowl 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at Pulaski Heights Middle School, 401 N. Pine St. in Little Rock.

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