Outdoors Is In: From drinks to movies, al fresco was the answer

On July 1, the city of Bentonville declared itself “Mountain Biking Capital of the World” and trademarked the title. It should have come as no surprise.

“This incredible distinction has come after years of intentional work from Bentonville’s city leaders, trail builders, maintenance teams, new and experienced riders, and countless others in our great community,” Tom Walton, co-founder of RUNWAY Group, a lifelong Bentonville patron and avid mountain biking enthusiast, said in a news release. “From the outset of our shared vision to transform our city as a mountain biking paradise unique from other destinations, the city government and community leaders provided the support and balanced leadership we needed to help make the dream become a reality.” Read MORE.

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