Arkansas Runner 2 Mile

Arkansas Runner 2 Mile & 1 Mile Kids Fun Run

7:30 am – June 9, 2018

Boys and Girls Club of Saline County

2018 is the 20th running of the Arkansas Runner 2 Mile Race

1810 Citizen’s Drive, Benton AR 72015 (map)
Boys and Girls club at the Riverside Park in Benton.

Race day registration is $25 for the 2 mile race. Kids 1 mile race is free.



Arkansas Runner 2M Entry Fee
Age Group Postmarked by March 31 April 1 – May 15 May 16 – June 8 Race Day
19 & Older $10.00 $15.00** $20.00** $25.00
18 & Younger $10.00 $10.00** $10.00** $10.00
Household Max* $30.00 $40.00 $50.00 $60.00
1 Mile Kids Fun Run
Age Group Postmarked by March 31 April 1 – May 15 May 16 – June 8 Race Day
15 & Younger $0.00 – that’s right it’s free!

*Multi-person pricing has been set up via This is meant to keep the price down for families.

**Members of the Saline County Striders get a $3 discount when signing up online between May 16 and June 8. Discount does not apply on race day.

Race shirts guaranteed to everyone pre-registered by May 21st.
First come, first served after that.

Sign Up     Mail in Entry

Race Day Parking

Parking is available in lots 1, 2, 3 and 4. Additional parking is also available to the South.

(Click on the map for a larger version)

The address is 1810 Citizen’s Drive, Benton AR 72015 – it’s a new address and your GPS might not recognize it. Alternatively you can use 1207 Holland Park Rd, Benton, AR 72015 which will get you to the complex.

Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration

6:00 am – 7:00 am at the Boys and Girls Club. Race day registration is $25 . Shirts are only guaranteed to those pre-registered by May 21st. The timing chip must be attached to your shoe in order to receive an official finish time.

Start Line and Pre-Race

The Arkansas Runner 2M will start at 7:30 am, the kids race will follow at 8:30am.

The start and finish line will be within feet of the Boys and Girls Club, we are still working on the certification but be assured that maps will be posted as soon as they are available.

The race is part of the Arkansas Grand Prix again this year, which means it will have many competitive runners. Line up according to your ability, we want an enjoyable time for everyone and getting run over won’t be enjoyable for anyone!

Race Course

The course is USATF Certified – Certification AR17012WJT

(Click on the map for a larger version)
elevation according to garmin: link

The course can also be viewed on gmap pedometer (construction is complete)

Finish Line and Post-Race

After crossing the finish line, there will be volunteers who will remove the timing chip from your shoe. If you chip is not returned, you will be charged $30 to replace it. 

Water and refreshments will be near the finish line with the awards ceremony to follow in the Boys & Girls Club.


Top three Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Seniors

Top three in the following age groups, male and female (no duplication): 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.


Interested in sponsoring the Arkansas Runner 2 Mile Race? Download the sponsor packet and become a race sponsor today!

Results and Photos

Results will be posted at

2017 Results

2016 Results     2015 Results     2014 Results       2013 Results       2012 Results       2011 Results        2010 Results        2009 Results       2008 Results       2007 Results        2006 Results       *** 2010 Race Photos ***

e-mail with any further questions.

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