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43rd Annual ARK 5K Classic

Sat August 31, 2024 Directions


43rd Annual ARK 5K Classic

$30 7:30AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Price increases after August 27, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 1 - 120.

43rd Annual ARK 5K Classic Wheelchair/Handcart Division

$30 7:28AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Price increases after August 27, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 120 and under.


Crystal Hill Elementary School

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at


Hello Everyone,

We look forward to you joining us Saturday, August 31, 2024, for our 43rd Annual ARK 5K Classic. If you have any questions, please contact me via email at is the preferred method. 

Stephanie Roberts


ARK 5K Classic Race Director

We will continue with the option of  tank or t-shirt as your give away. Be sure to select which type you want at registration. 

Packet Pick Up will be offered the day before the race and the morning of. 

Packet Pick Up will also be race morning between the hours of 6:00am – 7:00am. Please arrive in plenty of time to come pick up your packet, get your bib on, and take your shirt back to your car! 

We will have race day registration $35.00, cash or check (made out to ARK) only from 6:00am – 7:00am. 


Overall Top 3 Male and Female. Top 3 Masters (40 +) Male and Female. Top 3 Wheelchair Finishers.  

Awards are given 3 deep in the following age groups: 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 and over.  

Race will be chip timed with the chip being attached to your shoe. Please wear bib front facing in the torso area. 

Very Important Note: Deadline to guarantee a shirt is to be registered by August 17, 2024 at 11:59pm.

Race Day Order of Events 

Packet Pick Up or Registration 6:00am - 7:00am

Please be to start by 7:20am

Pre-race blessing offered at 7:25am by Rev. "Run" Jim Munns 

National Anthem will be sung at 7:26am 

Wheelchair Division will start at 7:28am

Standard Race will start 7:30am

*Note - Leased animals are prohibited from all Arkansas Grand Prix Events unless the participant receives assistance from the animal, such as a service dog

Special Notes 

This year's race will be dedicated to Roy Hayward. 

Thank you to Coker Fit Photography! Who will be capturing start and finish line photos. 




Chip Attachment Instructions

Timing services will be provided by Garner Timing Services

Chip Instructions

Blue Diamond Sponsors

Sapphire Sponsors

Topaz Sponsors

Gem Sponsors


Crystal Hill Elementary School

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