Springfest 2016


Event Date

Sat, Apr 2, 2016


Little Rock, AR

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Riverfest is excited for the 5th Annual 5k Fun Run! This year our date has changed and the race will take place on Saturday April 2nd. Race begins at 9:00 a.m. (The course will officially close at 10 a.m.)  Join us this year as we debut Springfest and our "Woodstock" race theme! See you at the finish line.

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PRE-REGISTRATION Adults: $35 w/ admission to Riverfest (includes race t-shirt if registered before March 15). $25 Registration (does not include Riverfest admission); Children 10 years and under: $10. Packet Pick-Up will be Friday April 1 from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Go Running located at 1819 N Grant Street, Little Rock, AR 72207. If you have any questions about Packet Pick-Up you may contact Chad Gardner at 501-529-1336 or chadgardner77@gmail.com.  Please do not contact Go Running.

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION AND CHIP PICK-UP will be April 2 from 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m. in the east RiverMarket Pavilion  Adults: $40 (day of event with Riverfest ticket) or $30 with no Riverfest ticket. Children 10 yrs. and under $10.

PRIZES Top Male, Top Female, & Best Dressed Team. The Award Ceremony will take place at the First Security Amphitheatre Stage at 10:00 a.m.

DOOR PRIZE must be present to win.  One lucky person will win a VIP Package.

Riverfest reserves the right to cancel the event in extreme circumstances. Entry fees are non-refundable.


Springfest, is a debut event brought to you by Riverfest, Inc.! Springfest is a free, family event that will take place in downtown Little Rock on April 2nd! The festivities will begin at 9 a.m. with the 5th annual 5k Fun Run followed by the ever popular Ruff on the River Pooch Parade featuring this year's theme of "Woofstock". So bring your pups on down dressed in groovy fashion to strut their flower power but don't leave before the short legged dog races commence. Spend the day with the family in your favorite Riverfront Park enjoying arts & crafts activities for the little ones, Arkansas' finest food truck treats, local craft beer, and etsy vendors galore! Entertainment will include everyone's favorite Super Retriever Series as they "Rock the Dock" in 2016. The Amphitheater Stage will headline Trout Fishing in America and community performers will showcase their talent throughout the event. Activities will be provided by the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center with numerous interactive family activities throughout the day.

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