Arkansas Run

5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, May 2, 2015


Fayetteville, AR


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Run/Walk - Adults Over 18

$35 $40 Closed

Run/Walk - University of Arkansas Current Student

$15 $20 Closed

Run/Walk - Youth 18 & Under

$15 $20 Closed

Kids Fun Run (4/11 after 5K Finish) - Kids Fun Run (4/11 after 5K Finish)

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

The inaugural Arkansas Run gives all Razorbacks fans, supporters & alumni a once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in a unique health & wellness event that goes around & through famous athletic facilities & the beautiful UofA campus! Start in The Pit by the Broyles Athletic Center, run or walk past the Fred W. Smith Football Center, Walker Indoor Practice Center & Outdoor Practice Fields, alongside John McDonnell Field, Bud Walton Arena & the NEW Basketball Performance Center. Before finishing run next to the Bev Lewis Center for Women’s Athletics, NEW Student-Athlete Success Center, Arkansas Natatorium & historic Barnhill Arena! The race route also includes exciting campus landmarks including Il Porcellino, the Pi Beta Phi Centennial Gate, Old Main, the Fulbright Peace Fountain & Sculpture, Chi Omega Greek Theatre & The Arkansas Union. The finish line for the event is literally at the 50-yard line of Razorback Stadium!
The event is timed & is perfect for runners or walkers alike, as long as you're an Arkansas Razorback! Overall & age division award winners will be announced.

All participants receive:

  • Unique 5K experience around & through Arkansas campus & athletic facilities with the feel of a Razorbacks gameday!
  • Awesome & BIG finisher's medal!
  • Race t-shirt!
  • Post-race refueling options including food & drinks!
  • FREE ticket to the Arkansas Twilight Track Meet at John McDonnell Field on 5/1!

Event details and schedule

- Packet Pick-up will take place on Friday, May 1st at John McDonnell Field at a time TBD (in conjunction with the Arkansas Twilight Meet). If you are not able to pick up your packet on Friday, there will also be an opportunity to pick it up pre-race on Saturday morning from 6:30a-7:45a at Razorback Stadium.

- You will need to bring a government issued form of ID to pick-up your packet. Friends can pick-up other packets as long as they have a picture or copy of the participant's ID.

- The event will start promptly at 8am & is rain or shine. Organizers will keep in close contact with pariticipants if there is any adverse weather.

- The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is in full support of this neat new fitness event!

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