From lackadaisical in his 20s, to amazingly fit in his 30s
• Robinson launches obstacle course race and fitness festival in Alva Sept. 23
July 26, 2017
Curtis Robinson's idea of a fitness race in Alva was so appealing that the Alva Tourism Committee approved a $6,000 grant towards the budgeted $29,283 cost of the event planned for Sept. 23 in Hatfield Park.
Robinson expects 250 to 500 participants from all over the central USA. He said the nearest similar fitness race occurs in Wichita. The description on the event's website, AlvaRace.com, describes the event as "Alva's 1st Annual Impossible Obstacle Course, Race and Fitness Festival."
Robinson has placed a notice of the event on a Facebook page of people interested in such competitions an...