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Northwest Arkansas Running Events


Northwest Arkansas Running Events

If you notice that we’ve forgotten anything in NWA during that timeframe, feel free to add that info in the comments below.

Happy running.

Valentine’s 4k/8k

Date: February 14
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 4k/8k
Location: Downtown Square, Bentonville, AR
Cost: $25 per individual / $40 per couple
More info: Run Bentonville is putting together a run to allow competitors to test themselves at unique distances of 4k and 8k through downtown Bentonville. It’s a Valentine’s Day run, so couples that register together get a discount, and ladies get a rose when they cross the finish line. Click here to register.

Beer & Bagel Off Road

Date: March 7
Time: 10 a.m.
Distance: 4 miles
Location: Saddlebock Brewery, Springdale, AR
Cost: $40-45
More info: Nebraska-based race the Beer & Bagel is expanding to Arkansas with a March 7 run beginning at Saddlebock Brewery in Springdale. It’s an off road race, and there will be bagels, beer (obviously), and homemade chili. Click here to register.

Kiss Me, I’m Irish 5k/10k

Date: March 7
Time: 7 a.m.
Distance: 5k/10k
Location: Bentonville Community Center Bentonville, AR
Cost: $25 for either race
More info: A St. Patrick’s Day-themed race in Bentonville. Click here to register.

Cow Paddy 5K/1K

Date: March 13
Time: 5:45 p.m.
Distance: 5K/1K
Location: Gulley Park, Fayetteville, AR
Cost: $20-25
More info: The Cow Paddy run is an annual 5k and 1k fun run benefitting the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation. Runners are encouraged to dress up, and there are prizes for the best cow costume, and craziest costume. Click here to register.

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