And they’re off. Runners in the 45th Arkansas Marathon, the Booneville 10K Run and Booneville 10K walk leave the starting line Saturday morning. Runners in the Mayor’s 5K took off at the same time on a course that went south. Marathon and 10K participants will continue on Highway 116 to Highway 10 where marathon runners will turn east and go to Blue Mountain and 10K participants will turn west and head back to town. All races end at Booneville Jr. High School.
The 45th running of the Arkansas Marathon, along with the Booneville 10K run and walk and the Mayor’s 5K run/walk got started at 8 a.m. in front of Booneville High School on Saturday.