Local Events

Manes and miracle race

Therapy horse Max says “HAY y’all get out of your stall and come to Raise the Barn! Walk, run, or just eat a yummy breakfast.”

The race will take place on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 8:00 AM at the Forefront Church in Fianna Hills. If you’re not a runner enjoy breakfast for $10, runners and walkers tickets will be $35 for adults and $25 for children, and if you’re not local or you want to participate in the event on your own time then the virtual race is a great option $35 for adults and $25 for children.

Pre-register for the race by April 15th for a guaranteed dri-fit race t-shirt!

Sign up for the race today here:


True grit running company training clinics

The True Grit Running Company Running Clinics is an 8-week training program that slowly builds up to a 5K distance for beginner runners and walkers. The slow build-up in mileage helps participants remain injury-free, build endurance, and confidence.

You will learn the basics of good running/walking form, breathing techniques, proper clothing and footwear, hydration, nutrition, stretching, and more. Knowledgeable coaches will be present to encourage you, challenge you, guide you, and answer your questions along the way.

The TGRC Spring Training Clinics are held on Mondays and Thursdays at 6:00 pm. The 8 weeks begin on April 5, 2021, and end on May 27, 2021.

The TGRC Spring Training Clinics are held in the Chaffee Crossing Historic District, at the Western Arkansas Runners building, located at 7020 Taylor Avenue, Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Register here: runsignup.com/Race/AR/FortSmith/TrueGritRunningCompanySpringTrainingClincs


Email: training@truegritrunningco.com

Phone: 479-434-3571

Finish Strong Group Run

Finish the year off strong with a group run at True Grit Running Company on December 31st at 3:00 PM. It’s the perfect way to end 2020 and an easy way to get in some miles before the new year. And it should only take about an hour, so you’ll have plenty of time to get ready for your New Year’s Eve plans. Let’s end this crazy year right!