Tabby Holmes, Race Director
P.O. Box 8012
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Tabetha Holmes goes by her early childhood nickname, Tabby. After high school, she went on to college at the School of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO, where she played volleyball lettering all four years. Graduating Cum Laude, Tabby earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education emphasizing Physical and Health Education. Tabby developed an interest in wellness while completing her undergraduate coursework. Deciding to extend her education, she completed a Master’s Degree in Corporate Health Promotion from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 1992.
Tabby worked at the Washington Regional Center for Exercise as an Exercise Tech as her first “real job”. She moved into the role of Corporate Wellness Coordinator not long after her start there, developing wellness programs for employees from many corporations in Northwest Arkansas. Tabby also developed the personal training program for the Center & spent eight years personal training people as a side business.
It was during this time, she became involved in the Hogeye Marathon & Relays, coordinating the WRMC hospital relay team.
She has been a board member for the American Cancer Society, the Arkansas Arthritis Foundation and the Hogeye Marathon & Relays Executive Board. She has been on many committees including the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Diplomats, and continues to participate in and volunteer for charitable causes around Northwest Arkansas.
In 2006, Tabby took on the role of Race Director for the Hogeye Marathon. She has been a strong advocate for keeping the Hogeye close to its roots by promoting health and fitness and giving back to the local community. She has helped oversee the growth of the event and has big plans to increase the reach of the Hogeye by offering a well-rounded event, offering something for all fitness levels, including children.