The first Springdale Downtown Runaround, a 5K/10K race, is coming up on Oct. 8.
It’s a family-friendly event that includes a 1-mile fun run. And let’s not forget the after party! After victoriously crossing the finish line, you can expect refreshments, music, raffle prizes, games, inflatables, and more.
While running, you’ll get to see best of downtown Springdale — the Razorback Greenway trail, Shiloh Square, local businesses, and The Jones Center.
- When: Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:30 a.m.
- Where: The Jones Center South Lawn
- Start Times: 1 Mile Family Fun Run- 8:30AM
- 5K/10K- 9 a.m.
*Strollers and dogs on a leash are also welcome to join.
All race entries include an official 2016 Springdale Downtown Runaround T-shirt and swag bag filled with goodies. 5K and 10K entries include chip timing and course support. The overall male and overall female winner for the 5K and 10K will receive a medal and prize. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place age group winners for the 5K and 10K will be awarded a Springdale Downtown Runaround medal.
Race entry prices increase $5 on Saturday (Sept. 24), so get signed up! CLICK HERE to register for the race or fun run.
The race starts at the South lawn of The Jones Center. Runners will go across Emma Avenue and connect onto the Arkansas Greenway heading south. The competitors will eventually cut back to downtown Springdale and finish running down historic Emma Avenue back to The Jones Center. The 1 mile family fun run will take place along the track located around The Jones Center.