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Half Marathon Training

Registration is now open

  • Training plan officially begins Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 7am.
  • $120 total package fee.
  • The cut-off date to register for the training plan package is September 21.


  • Race entry fee.
  • 12-week training plan
  • Free online workout log through www.AthleteForward.com
  • 2 coached group runs per week (endurance and speed)
  • Event logo technical training t-shirt
  • Event logo technical running hat
  • Event logo running socks
  • Event logo drawstring bag

Times and Locations

  • Saturday Half Marathon Group Run - 7am, Fleet Feet
  • Tuesday Speed Workouts - 6pm, Fayetteville High School Track

  • Thursday Fun Run - 6pm, Fleet Feet

See Fleet Feet Fayetteville web site for details on speed workout and fun run

*All group workouts are optional, but participation is encouraged

**Workouts and training log delivered through www.AthleteForward.com


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Race Details

The Joe Martin Stage Race is a 4-day, 4-stage professional men and women's cycling race along with a 2-day, 2-stage amateur stage race held in early spring each year in Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

2018 will mark the 41st anniversary of the amateur races; 16th anniversary on the USA Cycling Pro Racing Tour (PRT) and 4th year to be on the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) America Tour calendar. 

The Joe Martin Stage Race is part of both the USAC Pro Racing Tour (PRT) which is the pro and elite amateur cycling tour of USA Cycling and the UCI America Tour. USA Cycling is the national governing body of cycling operating under the United States Olympic Committee. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the world governing body for the sport of cycling recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). 

Over 750 athletes and teams from 27 countries and all 50 states will be attending the race.

There is also a Gran Fondo event for those who would like to experience part of the same courses as the pros, but who do not want to live life on the edge....for their day job!




Fayetteville, Arkansas



The Chancellor Hotel - Fayetteville. PACKET PICKUP LOCATION
The Chancellor Hotel is located on the downtown square. This hotel is located within two blocks of the Friday night finish and on the Sunday criterium course. The Chancellor Hotel is the location for packet pickup and the pro team manager's meeting. The hotel is offering a special event rate of $119 while availability lasts. You must call the hotel directly to receive the special event rate - (479) 442-5555. Mention Joe Martin Stage Race to receive the race rate. To view the hotel click here. The hotel is located at 70 North East Avenue Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701. 479-442-5555.

Baymont Inn And Suites

The Baymont Inn and Suites - Fayetteville
The Baymont Inn and Suites of Fayetteville is offering a special event rate of $75.99. You must call the hotel directly to receive the special event rate - (479) 695-2121. To view the hotel click here. The hotel is located at 753 S. Shiloh Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72704. The hotel is less than 100 meters from the start of the Friday road race; 1 mile from the start/finish of the Saturday road race and 2 miles from the Sunday downtown criterium. The hotel is located on the Hwy 540 bypass for easy access out to the Devil's Den time trial.

Please contact the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-766-4626 if more information is needed on area hotels.



Host City


Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Our little corner of the world was just named one of the best places for business and careers. Fayetteville was ranked No. 24 by Forbes magazine in the publication’s 18th annual “Best Places to Live for Business and Careers” list.

Things To Do

Check out all that Fayetteville and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Visitors Guide

Get the inside scoop on where to EAT, PLAY & STAY when you come to Fayetteville, AR.

Northwest Arkansas (NWA) Trail System

Fayetteville and the surrounding areas have some of the best paved and soft trails you will find anywhere.


Fayetteville, Arkansas

How Do You Get Here?

Located in the Northwest corner of Arkansas, Fayetteville is situated on Interstate I-49, with close proximity to Interstate 412 and Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. Click here to map us on Google.

By Plane:

By Car:

  • Little Rock, AR - 203miles
  • Oklahoma City, OK -  225 miles
  • Kansas City, MO - 268 miles
  • Wichita, KS - 314 miles
  • Shreveport, LA - 317 miles
  • St. Louis, MO - 329 miles
  • Memphis, TN - 336 miles
  • Dallas , TX - 398 miles
  • Jackson, MS - 546 miles
  • Louisville, KY - 598 miles
  • Chicago, IL - 632 miles
  • New Orleans, LA - 732 miles

Public Transportation



All Sports Productions

All Sports ProductionsThe Joe Martin Stage Race is an All Sports Productions event. All Sports Productions promotes cycling, running, duathlons, triathlons, adventure runs and other outdoor events. Our goal is to produce races at the highest standards which are locally, regionally and nationally recognized events with a festival-like atmosphere.

Click here for more information.

Photos / Media

NWAPhoto.com will be providing amazing photos of the Joe Martin Stage Race.

See Media link for press credentials.

Tom Ewart


Contact Us

  • All Sports Productions:
    Bruce Dunn
    1629 S. River Meadows Dr.
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Tel: 479-521-7766
    Email: Email Bruce
  • Volunteer Coordinator:
    Carmen Newberry
    Tel: 479-879-5544
    Email: Email Carmen
  • Registration Coordinator:
    Tel: 479-521-7766
    Email: Email Us