FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2019 Contact:
Assistant Recreation Superintendent
Parks and Recreation Department
Frozen Toes 15K Trail Run at Kessler Mountain Is Just Around the Corner
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark — The Fayetteville Race Series, a program of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department, kicks off another year with the Frozen Toes 15K Trail Run
on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The event is ideal for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance or to gain more trail racing experience. The single-track trails of Kessler Mountain are technical in some areas, but the views are worth the effort! Previously, the weather has been chilly, but this year is unpredictable. Either way, participants can look forward to food, beverages, prizes and awards! Event Details:
Info for Kessler Mountain trail users:
- Kessler Mountain Regional Park on Saturday, February 16, 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.; race starts at 9 a.m.
- Race packet pick up times is February 16 from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., before race starts OR February 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Lewis & Clark Outfitters (4915 S. Thompson St., Springdale).
Parks and Recreation Department staff will be marking the course on Friday, February 15. Trail users should note that the trail system on Kessler Mountain will be in use by the race on Saturday, February 16 from 9 a.m. through 12 p.m. The trails will be open to the public outside of race times. Staff thanks the public for their cooperation.Registration Fees:
The registration fee is $35 and includes electronic chip timing, custom event logo socks, finisher medals, post-race soup, and a post-race beer for those 21+. Online registration is currently open and available until race day at www.fayetteville-ar.gov/recreation
.Awards and Age Groups:
Prizes will be awarded to the overall top three male and female finishers. Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in each age group. Age groups start at <14 and are in five year increments up to >70. Raffle prizes, donated from sponsors, will also be given out at the race.Sponsors and Volunteers:
Fayetteville Parks and Recreation would like to recognize our sponsors of the Frozen Toes 15K Trail Run: Adidas Terrex, Backpacker Pucks, Clif Bar, Columbus House Brewery and Tap Room, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Lewis & Clark Outfitters, Newk’s Eatery, and Sequoyah Performance Run Coaching. Several volunteer opportunities are available for this event; please sign up for a volunteer shift here
or contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
For more information on race series events, please visit our www.fayetteville-ar.gov/raceseries
or call 479-444-3463.