Iron Pig Festival Happening This Weekend
The Iron Pig Festival 2023 is scheduled for April 22 at Drake Field. The festival offers a variety of activities such as a Duathlon, Bike Time Trial, Fun Run, and an exhilarating 5K race.
Hosted by CitiScapes Magazine, this action-packed day promises to be enjoyable for both beginner and seasoned athletes alike.
- Duathlon: Test your endurance in this challenging two-segment race consisting of running and biking.
- Bike Time Trial: Compete against the clock in this thrilling timed cycling event.
- Fun Run: Participate in a light-hearted athletic activity perfect for families or those looking for some outdoor fun.
- 5K Race: Lace up your sneakers and push yourself to the limit in this fast-paced footrace that’s sure to get your heart pumping.
The Challenging Duathlon
Sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the Iron Pig Festival 2023’s duathlon is for those eager to test their physical limits. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned athlete, the duathlon offers an early-season test that provides individuals or teams with just the right amount of challenge without being overwhelmed by excessively hilly terrain.
Eighteen-mile scenic bike course along Highway 71
As you embark on your journey, prepare yourself for some truly breathtaking views. The picturesque landscape will serve as both motivation and reward throughout your journey. The well-maintained roads make for a smooth cycling experience that’s enjoyable for riders of all skill levels.
A Unique Backdrop for Post-Race Photos and Celebrations
This year, the finish line is strategically placed just inside the gate of the Arkansas Air & Military Museum, under their iconic C-130 H Hercules aircraft tail section. If you’ve never visited the museum before, you’re in for a treat!
No matter what type of athlete you are – from first-timers just starting their fitness journey to experienced competitors seeking new challenges – there’s something at the Iron Pig Festival for everyone. Save the date and be ready for an amazing experience of companionship and self-accomplishment on April 22nd.