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OVER 3,000 FEET OF ELEVATION
The run will begin & end at the intersection of Highway 128 and Arkansas Highway 84 in Hot Spring County. The course takes you over Jack Mountain on 128 to the Arkansas Highway 290 intersection in Garland County, where it will turn around and repeats its path to the Finish Line.
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A TROPHY WITH CHARACTER
A one-of-a-kind race deserves a one-of-a-kind award. All finishers will receive an official "Jack-n-Back" medal, however winners in all categories will receive a bobble back-end jackass trophy. Not to mention all of the other prizes still to come. Who wouldn't be excited about that?!
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ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HELP & HEAL
Event proceeds will go to 'The Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center, Arkansas’ first hospital-based facility for child abuse and neglect and the 'Higher Peaks' Foundation which provides adventure grants & vacation experiences to wounded Veterans and their families.
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Challenge yourself in a whole new way… this half marathon will test your endurance and your will power. Go harder and further than you ever have before. Runners, race walkers or two- or four-man relay! And, all for two incredible causes!
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Join us April 25,2015! Run, walk, or team relay… or simply show your support by cheering on others!
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Highway 128 to Arkansas Highway 84
Registration & sign-in begins located at Prarie Bayou Intramental Church, 19480 Hwy 84, Malvern, AR which is 400 yards from race start/finish.
The start/finish line and entertainment stage is located at the Highway 128 and Hwy 84 Junction, or by shuttle at the top of the incline for 5K participants.
Half Marathon begins at 8:00 a.m. for solo runners, walkers & relay teams.
The Run Down Jack 5K begins at 9:00 a.m.
Please ensure you arrive early.
Late Registration & Packet Pick-up:
Last-minute registration, sign-up and packet pick-up begins at 6 a.m on the morning of the race, or is also available at our host hotel location (Baymont Inn & Suites, 5321 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913: Click here for more information.) on Friday, April 24th from 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
The Jack-n-Back Half Marathon will challenge the most seasoned runners, relay teams and walkers with a 13.1 mile road race trek over Jack Mountain and back. Over 3,000 feet of elevation on a winding road through the scenic Ross Foundation.
The Run Down Jack 5K is an inclusive fun race geared towards runners seeking a challenge and participants interested in supporting the two great charities benefiting from this race.
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