The race will be held on September 16, 2017 and again be in the Arkansas Grand Prix Series.
This web page will be updated when details are finalized for 2017. We anticipate some minor course changes for next year. The new Riverfront Park complex is scheduled for completion by then which will offer additional facilities and an option to modify and improve the course in the immediate area of the complex.
September 17, 2016
The 2016 Arkansas 20K features a new course starts and ends at Bernard Holland Park.
The race will be chip timed. Any runner who loses or fails to turn in their chip will be charged replacement cost and will not receive a finishing time.
The course will remain open until 10:30.
Temperatures can range from the mid-50s to mid- 80s. Humidity can sometimes be high.
The 20K is an excellent test/training run for a fall marathon as well as a challenging race in its own right.
Male Record: 1:03:43 (1984) Female Record: 1:15:50 (1992)
General Information/Starting Time
The race will start at 7:00 am.
Cutoff time for the 20k finish will be 10:30 am.
pre-registered prior to June 30: $25*
July 1 – September 15: $35*
Race Day: $40
(Members of the Saline Country Striders will receive a $5 discount)
*no shirt -$5, shirts guaranteed to all registered by September 1.
Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration
6:00 am to 6:45 am race day
Bernard Holland Park
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3 Deep M & F Overall, Masters (ages 40-49), Grand Masters (50-59), Seniors (60 & over)
20-24 M/F through 55-59 M/F (3 Deep in all other 5 year age division)
The awards ceremony will be held as soon as the results are available.
Aid stations will be located at approximately 1 to 1.5 mile intervals.
This year’s shirt will be again be the Gildan 50/50 long sleeve tee
Post Race Refreshments
Snow Cones & Snack Food will be available for all participants at the finish line
Westbound from Little Rock, take I-30 to 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 1/10 mile west to Airlane Drive. Turn left on Airlane. Drive just over 8/10 mile on Airlane and turn right on Dale Ave. The entrance to the park is the next right, Holland Park Rd.
From eastbound I-30, take the Sevier Street exit (Exit 116). Bear right on the frontage road. Turn right onto Airlane Drive which is the first right after exiting the interstate. Drive just over 8/10 mile on Airlane and turn right on Dale Ave. The entrance to the park is the next right, Holland Park Rd.
Race Results and Photos