Join us on Feb 4th. 

Old Highway 270 at Denby Bay Trailhead
Mount Ida, AR US 71957

The Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce presents a wonderful opportunity to Love Our Outdoor Paradise! February 4th registration/check in will begin at 10am and the race will begin at 11am.

A day of running/walking beginning on the Denby Bay Trailhead of the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOVIT) . There will be 2 possible stopping points- Homestead Trailhead is a takeout point with a parking area between the Denby Bay and Tompkins Bend trailheads which is 3 miles or you can continue on to Tompkins Bend Trailhead an additional 2 miles at the campground near Shangri La Resort. The area is located 25 miles west of Hot Springs and 12 miles east of Mount Ida off of Hwy 270. You will turn onto Shangri-La Drive and make the first left which is OLD HWY 270. Look for signs posted for the run. Registration will be set up 500 ft down OLD HWY 270. Parking will be at that location and along the road.

  • $15 to enter the event or $30+ if you’d like a t-shirt, which must be paid in advance. See below*
  • The course will be on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail, a single track foot path. This contains no significant creek crossings.
  • Aid: There will be a total of 2 aid stations set up along the trail; they will have water, along with other goodies. Drop bag service will be available.
  • If you are tackling the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail 100K/100M race, this could be a moment for you to enjoy part of the trail before the BIG Event!

*We have a race t-shirt that can be purchased in advance starting at $20.00 by calling the office. The picture will be on our website at or on our Facebook page: Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce as a pinned post.

Call the Mount ida Area Chamber at 870-867-2723 for more information. We can take payment over the phone with a card or a check by mail to PO Box 6, Mt. Ida, AR 71957

Use the following link to register online for the RACE ONLY-


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