There are several parking lots around the downtown square as well as some on street parking. Parking signs will be posted to help you find appropriate lots. All are within walking distance of the start and finish lines. Click here for the parking map.
Click on the registration tab on the home page and you will find the cost for each race. All of the fees are listed there.
Half marathon participants get tech shirts, and 5k and Fun Run participants receive a commemorative t-shirt.
We have a training program for male and female runners. You can click on the registration tab on the home page to register for the training progam. The training program will be administered by Mike Rush.
Tiger Athletic Complex: Multi-Purpose Facility
1702 SE "J" Street
Bentonville, AR 72712 Street
Only in emergency cases can you pick up your packet the morning of the race.
Yes. The friend needs to bring a signed copy of your registration confirmation as well as a signed copy of the waiver, and he/she can pick up your packet for you.
Yes, but be mindful that the course is open for four hours and if you are on the course longer than that you may not have volunteer and aid station support.
Dogs are not allowed on the course due to safety concerns.
Strollers are allowed, but we ask that you keep your child in the stroller for the duration of the course unless you are stopped at an aid station. We also ask that you line up at the back of the start pack for safety reasons.
Yes. We will have more information in the coming months regarding where wheelchair participants will line up for the start.
In the unlikely event you forget to bring your chip on race day, and do not have time before the start to retrieve your chip, please visit the information tent by the start line and see a race official.
No. All timing chips must be returned at the end of the race. Failure to return timing chip will result in a $35 replacement fee, due no later than 30 days after the event.
The course will have a rolling close. Volunteers and police will be placed at key intersections and road crossings to control traffic.
Aid/Water stations will be every 1.8-2.3 miles apart. Stations will be equipped with water and energy drinks. Some stations will have oranges, and all stations will have first aid kits.
Yes, you can change races. There will be no refund if you change from the half marathon to the 5k or Fun Run, and you will be charged the difference between entry fees if you change from a shorter race to a longer race.
Yes, participants must be at least 12 years of age on the day of the race in order to run in the half marathon.
Yes! All ages are welcome in the Fun Run.
No refunds on cancellations. We are happy to give you your goodie bag and shirt if you are unable to run in the race for any reason. You may have someone pick it up for you with a signed copy of your registration confirmation, or we will mail it to you after the race if you live out of the area. Contact us with any questions regarding our refund policy.
Look at the Hotel and Area Info section under the About Race tab and you will find the headquarters hotel information. Should you need additional information about lodging contact the Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-410-2535 or email JENNIFER@BENTONVILLE.ORG
Click on the Volunteer tab on the home page and you can pick which areas interest you. Someone will contact you regarding your inquiry. Or email Mark @ email@example.com
The Bentonville Parks and Recreation Department will use the revenue generated from the race for the creation and maintenance of new and/or existing parks and programs, departmental administrative costs, and other park amenities within the city of Bentonville.