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Lei Lei’s 5k & Memory Mile

Janet Huckabee Nature Center 8300 Wells Lake Rd, Fort Smith, AR, United States

Lei’s 5k and memory mile is back!!! We are excited to bring Lei’s race back, after a couple of years off due to strict covid regulations. The race will be timed by Race Wizard and they will also be hosting our online registration. 5k $25 Memory Mile Walk $20 Spirit Runner $25 Early registration will […]

“Run for the Girls” 5K / 10K

The Barracks at Chaffee Crossing 7308 Ellis, Fort Smith, AR, United States

"Run for the Girls" is a fundraiser for the Girls Shelter of Fort Smith, Inc Where sheltering is just the beginning   USATF Certified course - chip timed.   All age groups welcome. Medallions for First place winners in each age group and Overall winners in 5K and 10K. T-shirts for entrants registered before May […]

True Grit Bike Ride

Fort Chaffee 7313 Terry St,, Fort Smith, AR, United States

If you are wondering “what’s in it for the rider besides a day of dripping sweat, aching muscles and pure exhaustion?” Our answer is “the best adrenaline rush you have ever had topped off with the most exciting sense of accomplishment that only an avid rider knows. When the internal rivalry between the rider and […]

River Valley Rumble XC Race 2023

Ben Geren Regional Park Golf Course Loop, Fort Smith, AR, United States

This race will be on super fun 4.4-mile laps as a XC UCI inspired course. The shorter laps will also be more spectator friendly and more encouraging for racers as family and friends cheer them on each lap. Ben Geren Park Fort Smith Arkansas This race is part of the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series. […]

Stampede

Western Arkansas Runners Building 7000 Taylor Ave, Fort Smith, AR, United States

2023 Stampede Certified 5K/10K Race and Timed 5K Walk Saturday, September 23 Start and Finish at Western Arkansas Runners Building Fort Chaffee – 7000 Taylor Ave. 7 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. Race Entry Fee: $30 before September 9 and  $40 after September 9 through day of race Participant Packet Pick-Up, Friday, September 22, 5 p.m. […]

16th Annual Jim Rowland FCA River Valley Run 5k, 10k, Half Marathon

The Bakery District 70 S 7th St, Fort Smith, United States

The start and finish will be at The Bakery District located off of 7th St. The 5k, 10k, and half marathon will begin at 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at The Bakery on 6th in downtown Fort Smith, AR with a staggered start. Age Categories include: 8-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, […]

Frozen Buns Run

Fort Chaffee 7313 Terry St,, Fort Smith, AR, United States

HOSTED BY WESTERN ARKANSAS RUNNERS- OUR ANNUAL FROZEN BUNS RUN IS COMING UP SOON AND WE HOPE THAT YOU ARE READY TO JOIN US ON NEW YEARS DAY 2024 !!  WE ALWAYS HAVE SUCH A GREAT TIME AND ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING YOUR COMPANY AGAIN.  WE WILL HAVE BOTH A 5K AND 10K AGAIN […]

Western Arkansas Ballet Tutu Run

Fort Smith Riverfront 121 Riverfront Drive, Fort Smith, United States

The 10th Annual Tutu Run 5K and Quarter Marathon will be held along the Greg Smith River Trail in downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas, on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 9:00 am!  Entrants can run or walk a 5K or quarter marathon.  The race supports the Western Arkansas Ballet.  The event is chip-timed and each participant […]

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