Fayetteville Race Series
Launched in 2015, the Fayetteville Race Series is comprised of 6-8 annual events that vary between running, cycling, and multi-sport activities. Each event is different and offers something for everyone.
Race Series Events
Details and registration information are listed on each event page that can be accessed by the left screen panel of this page. A brief overview of each event can be viewed at the tabs below.
There are plenty of opportunities to be involved with the Fayetteville Race Series. Volunteers are key to successful events! Volunteer shifts and details are posted for each event on Give Pulse. No experience needed, just a friendly face and willingness to work!
We appreciate your willingness to support and contribute to the Fayetteville Race Series. Please view each event page for more information on how to get involved through in-kind service donation, product donation, and financial contributions.
- Frozen Toes 5k & 15k
- Square 2 Square Bike Ride
- Ladies DU Fayetteville
- Kessler Mtn Jam
- White Elephant 5k
What: The annual Frozen Toes 5K & 15K trail race.
2021 will feature an in-person race AND a do it yourself challenge option for participation.
When: January 23, 2021, 9:00am (RACE) or January 24-31 (CHALLENGE)
Where: Kessler Mountain Trails
Details: Take a break from the pavement and give trail running a try.
Online registration begins October 9 at 12pm. Sign up at fayetteville-ar.gov/recreation
$30 entry fee - includes custom socks and finisher medals!
Enjoy 30 miles of greenway cycling through NWA!
When: May 1, 2021 and October 2, 2021
Where: Razorback Regional Greenway
Why: Celebrate what the greenway and our downtown squares offer the NWA area!
More information on the Square 2 Square page, fayetteville-ar.gov/square2square
This ride requires registration and includes a tech t-shirt, goody bags, finisher medal, and more.
Run, ride, run around beautiful Lake Fayetteville in this ladies only duathlon. The runs will be 2 miles each and the bike will be 11 miles.
When: June 12, 2021.
Where: Lake Fayetteville (Veterans Memorial Park)
Who: Individual and Relay options available
Why: Get out and run, bike, run in the company of hundreds of other women!
Fee: Includes sleeveless jersey, finisher medal, and race photos!
What: Kessler Mountain Jam
Kessler Mountain Jam will be family friendly mountain bike festival featuring races, ride clinics, food, and more. The cross country race is part of the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series (AMBCS) and sanctioned with USAC
When: August 15, 2021
Where: Kessler Mountain Trails
Who: Mountain Bike riders of all ages and abilities with the AMBCS race and other mountain bike events taking place on a Saturday & Sunday.
What: This new 5K road race (run/walk) is sure to be jolly, with Lights of the Ozarks, Santa Claus, caroling, and classic "White Elephant" surprises where you never know what you're going to get and/or one's junk is another's treasure!
When: Saturday, December 11, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Fayetteville Downtown Square
Registration: Online registration is open through December 10. Sign up at fayetteville-ar.gov/recreationEntry fee $25/adults; $10/youth.
See full race information here: https://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/4056/White-Elephant-5K