Online registration ends Oct. 24 for Soaring Wings Marathon

The Soaring Wings Marathon and Half Marathon is planned Saturday, Oct. 29, in Conway.

Proceeds support Soaring Wings Ranch, a Christ-centered family and home that provides security, love and hope to children who need a chance. The Ranch is located on 195 acres in the Holland community, north of Conway.

Online registration for the event ends at midnight Monday, Oct. 24.

The event kicks off at 7 a.m. and includes a marathon, half marathon and a two-man relay. It features a USATF-certified course, which begins and ends at the Conway McGee Center. Individuals and families living along the route are invited and encouraged to cheer on participants.

The Presenting Sponsor for the marathon weekend is Crain Automotive. TLC Pediatrics is the sponsor for the half marathon and Kids Run. 501 LIFE is the official media sponsor.

In addition to the running events, there will be a free expo 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds. The Kids Run for Kids Half Marathon and Fun Run is at 5 p.m. at the expo center.

The Soaring Wings Marathon also features Winged Warriors, individuals who raise money for the ranch while participating in the race. Registration for Winged Warriors is also open. The top fundraiser will receive free Soaring Wings entry next year plus $100 to spend at the SW Expo. There are additional prize incentives for different levels of fundraising.

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