Saline Crossing 6k


Event Date

Sat, May 30, 2015


Benton, AR

About This Activity

The inaugural Saline Crossing 6k race is part of the bicentennial celebration of the first settlement in Saline County in 1815. It begins and ends at Sunset Lake and runs along the Saline River to the Old River Bridge. Historic reenactment actors will be at the Saline Crossing park near the bridge. This is a trail race and runners are likely to encounter roots, rocks, and mud along the course. Come out and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Saline River and the festivities of the bicentenniel celebration!

Runners and walkers are welcome! The race begins at 7pm on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Check out our Facebook page Saline Crossing 6k for more information.

Race registration fee is $15 before May 4, 2015 and will increase to $20 after May 4th. Registration includes a shirt and shirts are guaranteed to those registered by May 10th.

All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, even in the event of inclement weather.

Race Day Schedule

5:30-6:45pm- check-in, packet pick-up, and registration

7pm- Race starts on Henry St. at Sunset Lake

7:30pm- Post race snacks and beverages

8:30pm (approximately)- Awards

Directions and Parking
Coming from Little Rock and points farther away, take westbound I-30, take the Sevier Street exit (Exit 116), cross the bridge, turn right and go down to the frontage road. Turn left on the frontage road and go just over 3/10 mile west. You will pass Holland Chapel Church and the Saline County Fairgrounds. Turn left on Fairfield Street which is just past the fairgrounds. You will pass the National Guard Armory on your right and then you will see Sunset Lake on your right. Park anywhere around the lake except the upper parking lot next to the dog park.
From eastbound I-30, take the Sevier Street exit (Exit 116). Bear left on the frontage road. Turn right on to Fairfield Street which will be the first right after you enter the frontage road. Stay on Fairfield Street to Sunset Lake.

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