Frequently Asked Questions

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Will there be a registration and packet pick-up?


Saturday, 1-6 PM at Academy Sports in Fayetteville, or Sunday 7:15-7:55 am at the Starting line area west of JC Penney at Northwest AR Mall


Will you be taking late registrations at packet pick-up?
Yes. The price will go up however and shirts are not guaranteed, so register online if you can.
Will there be late packet pick-up?

Yes. You may pick up your packet Sunday, Oct. 6,  7:00-7:55am at the starting line on the West side of the Northwest Arkansas Mall.

Where should I park for the race?

You may either park at the NWA Mall or at Academy Sports+ Outdoors (the start or across from the Uptown Apartments finish). They are approximately 4/10 of a mile apart.

Will there be chip timing?
Yes.  Shoe chips.
Will there be aid stations on the course?
Yes. Aid Stations will be approximately every 1.5 miles. All aid stations will have water & diluted Gatorade.
Will there be portable potties on the course?
Yes. Portable toilets will be at the start and at convenient places along the course. There are also flush toilets at Veterans Park (15K).
Can I have someone pick up my packet if I am unable to attend during those times?
Yes, you will need to give the person who is picking up your packet your date of birth, including year; and the distance you have registered for.
Will there be course photos?

We are working on it.

Will there be an awards ceremony?
Yes. Each race will have a short awards ceremony where overall & age group winners are recognized. Door prizes will be drawn after the 5K and after the 15K.
Will finisher’s medals be given?

Yes. Finisher medals will be given to 15K finishers.  Also, Medal for the people who complete the Chile Pepper on Oct.5 and finish the 15K will receive an additional medal.