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Growing Minds Take Flight 5K

Walnut Ridge Regional Airport 11 Sky Watch, Walnut Ridge, United States

Thank you for your interest in the 2024 Growing Minds Take Flight 5K! All proceeds from this race go directly to Lawrence County, AR children with disabilities. The Growing Minds Foundation funds scholarships for children with disabilities to help with expenses for medical equipment, special surgery, specialty toys, etc! We welcome you to join us […]

Outrun Cancer 5K

ASU - Mountain Home 1600 S College St., Mountain Home, United States

Join us as we gather to honor, remember and support those affected by cancer as we walk and outrun cancer on June 1, 2024, National Cancer Survivors Day. Together as a community, we will begin in front of the ASUMH Sheid Building and end in the center of the campus at the Keller fountain. For […]

Running on the Ridge

Greene County Fairgrounds 1108 Hwy 49B, Paragould, United States

The 4th annual Running on the Ridge brought to you by CUSI welcomes new and returning participants! We look forward to another great race with options of a 5K, 10K and NEW this year will be a 1 mile dog jog/ fun run! The 5K & 10K course routes will be through downtown Paragould & […]

Live Well 5K Run/Walk

Two Rivers Park 6722 Two Rivers Park Road, Little Rock, AR, United States

The Live Well 5K Run/Walk is sponsored by Little Rock Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. On Saturday, June 1, 2024, in partnership with the Delta Presents […]

Festival on the Ridge 5K

Poinsett County Court House Square 401 Market Street, Harrisburg, United States

Festival on the Ridge 5K Walk-Run Harrisburg, AR.  June 1st, 2024, starting at 8 AM on the Court House Square.  USATF Certified Course #AR23001WJT.  Distance is 5km.  Age and Gender Categories. Sponsored by Restoration House Ministries, 813 N. Illinois Street, Harrisburg, AR 72432 Call 870-578-2604 for more information.

Spring Sing 5K

Russellville Train Depot Russellville Train Depot, Russellville, United States

This fundraiser for the RHS choir trip will be our Fall Fest route! start at the depot, run down C street around the church and come back! there will be singing and food after! All proceeds go to the RHS Choir to help fund their next choir trip.

Neon Bubbly Rush 5K

East Arkansas Community College 1790 North Falls Blvd, Wynne, United States

Please join us for a non-timed 5K Neon Glow Run/Walk hosted by the Wynne Farm Fest Committee on Monday, June 3rd, 2024. Entry fee will include price to participate, one Farm Fest shirt, and glow in the dark accessories! Immediately after, you and your children can join us for laughter, foam, and dancing as NEA […]

Grandma’s House Ice Cream Social 5K

Berryville Public Square 112 Public Square, Berryville, United States

Grandma's House is taking over hosting duties from the Berryville Chamber of Commerce for this 37th annual Ice Cream Social. The race will be held on Saturday, June 8th with a 9am start time. This race will be timed by Hudson Race Timing and will include a free event t-shirt and scoop of ice cream […]

$5 5K

Fit.1 905 South St., Mountain Home, United States

Pirate Perry Events & Fit.1 are ready to give back to our local running community....we just want to get everyone together for a 5K, have some fun, and reuse some race goodies!

Pink Tomato 5k

Downtown Warren 104 S main, Warren, United States

Come join us for a great time in downtown Warren Arkansas. This is a very long-standing event and a shining moment of the Pink Tomato Festival. The course goes right down the heart of Warren Arkansas and finishes at the historical Bradley County Courthouse right there on the famous brick streets. There will be prizes […]

Juneteenth Freedom 5K

South Arkansas University 100 E. University, Magnolia, United States

We are promoting health and wellness during the Juneteenth holiday. Race proceeds and donations will go towards 2 scholarships (male & female) to graduating high school seniors.

River City Run/Walk 5K

Burns Park Soccer Complex 1 Tournament Drive, North Little Rock, United States

For 20 years River City Ministry of Pulaski County has been running to support our goal of feeding, housing, and providing medical, dental, vision, and spiritual care for the homeless, marginalized, uninsured, and underinsured people of Central Arkansas. Come run our certified course at Burns Park Soccer Complex! If you don't want to run but […]

Run To Win At Ridgerunner

Creek Road 400 Creek Road, Floral, United States

A 5k hosted by the ladies at John 3:16 Women’s Ministry at the Ridgerunner Farm and Chapel.  Trail race followed by blackberry cobbler, and fresh berries racers can pick! Awards will be given to age groups and overall male and female racers.

River Valley Food 4 Kids 5K

Russellville Junior High School 2000 West Parkway, Russellville, United States

This is a charity race and the 5th in our River Valley Runners Championship Race series.  Great cause River Valley Food for kids sends food home with kids for the weekend when they might not have enough. faster, flatter 5k.  will use the valentines day 5k route. Start at the junior high and turn left […]

Rat Race 5k

Green Forest Hight School 800 Tommy Ratzlaff Avenue, Green Forest, United States

The Rat Race was started in honor of US Navy SEAL Tom Ratzlaff of Green Forest, AR. This event remembers the 31 heroes lost on 8-6-2011 during Extortion 17. Race will start and end at Green Forest School in Green Forest, Arkansas. Runners must check in from 7:00am to 7:45 A.M. Opening Ceremony at 7:45. […]

FFA 5k Bismarck

Crossroads Cowboy Church of Bismarck 12418 Highway 84, Bismarck, United States

This is a fundraising event put on by the Bismarck FFA Chapter. Funds from this event will provide our FFA students the opportunity to participate in various events throughout the year. The 5K for FFA fun run event will take place at the Crossroads Cowboy Church of Bismarck. You will be running/walking in a trail […]

Red White & Blue Festival 5K

ASU - Mountain Home 1600 S College St., Mountain Home, United States

The Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Mountain Home Police Department presents the Red White & Blue Festival 5K Run!  Saturday June 29th, 2024. 6:00 - 6:45 am - Packet pickup and on-site registration 7:00 am - Race starts 8:15-ish - Awards Join in the fun at the ASU Campus in Mountain […]

CRC Firecracker Fun Run 5k & 1-Mile Sparkler

Conway Regional Fitness Center 700 Salem Rd, Conway, United States

Come join CRC for a fun run on Saturday, June 29th at 8am at the back parking lot of the Conway Regional Fitness Center on Salem Road. We have a ~5k route (see link below) we will be doing as a group along the trail behind the fitness center. We are also going to do […]

46th Annual Freedom Fest 5K

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce 16 Greenwood Square, Greenwood, United States

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Freedom Fest 5K, July 4. All registration is done online.  Registration will be $35.00 Early Entry Fee of $25.00 ends Friday, June 23rd T-Shirt guaranteed to the first 200 paid pre-registered runners. (must be in by June 16th to guarantee size) Race begins at 7:00 a.m. Early packet pickup will be […]

DeGray Lake Resort State Park’s Independence Day Freedom 5K/10K

DeGray Lake Resort State Park 2027 State Park Entrance Road, Bismarck, AR, United States

2024...the year of the Great American ECLIPSE! Not to be eclipsed, however, is DeGray Lake Resort State Park's 9th annual 4th of July Freedom 5k/10k Fun Run! Make plans to celebrate our sweet land of liberty with friends and family this Independence Day at Arkansas's only resort state park! Join us at the starting line in your most patriotic outfit to run, walk, […]

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