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Calendar of 5K Races in Arkansas

The 5K distance is the perfect introductory distance for novice runners, as well as a challenging test of endurance and speed for competitive runners. Casual runners who want to take their training to the next level can benefit greatly from a 5K race. The best part of a 5K race is that they are accessible to all fitness types, ages and levels.

Here you will find a listing of the 5K races registered with JogRunRace for Arkansas.

Upcoming 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Sep 6Dallas County Fair Color RunFordyce, AR
Sat, Sep 6HSPF 5KHot Springs, AR
Sat, Sep 65K ACROSS THE USA (VIRTUAL) - Little RockLittle Rock, AR
Sat, Sep 6Band on the Run 5kBatesville, AR
Sat, Sep 13Hope House Color Splash 5KMarion, AR
Sat, Sep 13Major Ronald Wayne Culver Memorial Hero 5K Walk/RunEl Dorado, AR
Sat, Sep 20Four Paws and Claws 5K Fun Run/WalkEureka Springs, AR
Sat, Sep 27COMPACT Run for the Family 5KHot Springs, AR
Sat, Sep 27Fight Like a Kid 5kHeber Springs, AR
Sat, Oct 4WRMC Run the Wave 5kBatesville, AR

Recent 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Aug 30ARK 5k ClassicNorth Little Rock, AR
Sat, Aug 23Tooth or Dare 5KJonesboro, AR
Sat, Aug 23Fight Back 5K and Fun RunBentonville, AR
Sat, Aug 16Milk Run 5kNorth Little Rock, AR
Sat, Aug 16Milk Run 5kLittle Rock, AR
Sat, Aug 9The Bethany Project Melon Dash 5kCave City, AR
Sat, Aug 9Fight Back 5K and Fun RunBentonville, AR
Sat, Aug 9Hope Watermelon 5kHope, AR
Wed, Aug 6GLO RUN/WALK 5KRussellville, AR
Sat, Aug 2The 2014 Top Gun Run: Second Flight (Little Rock)Little Rock, AR

New/Updated 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Sep 6Dallas County Fair Color RunFordyce, AR
Sat, Sep 6HSPF 5KHot Springs, AR
Sat, Sep 27COMPACT Run for the Family 5KHot Springs, AR
Sat, Oct 11ANGEL ONE 5KLITTLE ROCK, AR
Sat, Oct 18Hudson's Monster of a 5KBenton, AR
Fri, Oct 31Halloween Monster Dash 5K & Fun RunFayetteville, AR

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5K races in Fayetteville, AR
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March 22, 2014

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