Iron Pig Festival

Sat April 20, 2019 Directions
5K and Fun Run
  • Run and Walk competitors do not need an event license to participant
  • Course are marked, but it's the racer's responsibility to know the courses
  • There are 2 aid stations on run course - at the turnaround point and the transition area
  • Water, Gatorade, oranges and bananas will be available as each racer finishes
  • Event will be held rain or shine
  • USA Track & Field Sanctioned Event and All USA Track & Field rules apply
  • NO PARKING on Hwy 71B

LOCATION: Fayetteville Executive Airport, Drake Field - 4500 S. School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701

PACKET PICKUP AND ONSITE REGISTRATION
Friday, April 19
Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration will be from 4 - 7 pm at Lewis and Clark Outfitters, 4915 S Thompson, Springdale, AR 72764 (next to Lake Fayetteville).  You may register online until race morning.

RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP
All events:  7 - 8 am at the Fayetteville Executive Airport, Drake Field, 4500 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Packet pickup is inside the airport terminal.  The airport is located only 5 miles from downtown Fayetteville on Hwy 71. Event parking is adjacent to the Transition area in the airport parking lot.  

You may now register online until race start time - just remember you will need to allow time to pick up your bib

RUN ONLY participants unable to attend packet pick up may have someone else pick up their packet for them ONLY IF ALL WAIVERS HAVE BEEN SIGNED. Their representative must show a signed copy of the participant's registration confirmation to pick up the packet and/or race goodies.

SCHEDULE

7 am - Packet pick up begins
8:30 am - Mandatory pre-race meeting
8:40 am - National Anthem and Prayer
8:45 am - Fun Run Starts
9:10 am - 5K Run Starts
10 am - 5K Awards
11:15 am - Giveaway prizes begin.  Prizes will be given away in waves with all participants eligible for "grand prizes"

TIMING CHIPS AND BIB NUMBERS

  • You will be timed with an electronic chip, which is secured to the shoe laces with a twist tie (provided).  Each participant MUST wear the chip - NO CHIP, NO TIME!
  • Lost chips or chips not returned will result in a $35 replacement fee.  If you elect not to finish the race (DNF) please return your chip to the FINISH LINE immediately
  • Bib number must be visible when crossing finish line.

EVENT PARKING is adjacent to the Transition area in the airport parking lot.  Do NOT PARK on Hwy 71

TIME LIMIT:  Run 1 hour

MINIMUM AGE:  To compete as an individual 6 years of age.  Children under 6 years may only compete with parent or adult over the age of 18 years.

COURSE MAP:  5K Course Map

AWARDS AND CATEGORIES
Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each male and female age category. The top-three overall male and female, plus the first place Masters and Grand Masters male and female finishers will receive custom awards by L and L Metal Fabrication.

  • Overall (Male & Female): top three
  • Juniors (Male & Female): 6-9, 10-14, 15-19
  • Adults (Male & Female): 5-year age groups
  • Masters 40-49 (Male and Female): First-place only
  • Grand Masters 50+ (Male and Female): First-place only

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk:  All finishers will receive custom Iron Pig finisher ribbons

POST-RACE AMMENITIES, DOOR PRIZES AND RACE GOODIES

  • Food and beverages will be served to all participants following each race.  Friends and family will have the option to purchase both.
  • Door prizes will include gift certificates, event merchandise, and tons of sponsor products