Frozen Toes 5K & 15K Trail Run

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Event Information

New this year:  a 5K distance!
Year 2020 brings the City’s fifth annual cold weather trail running race at Kessler Mountain Regional Park. The Frozen Toes 5K & 15K Trail Run is perfect for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance OR for those who want to try their first trail running race. The singletrack trails of Kessler Mountain are technical in most areas, but the views are worth every step of the course! Post-race events include awards, prizes, and hot soup for participants! In addition to Male/Female Overall Finisher and Age Group awards, all participants will have a chance to win other prizes. Take a break from the pavement and give trail running a try! 

When: January 18, 2020 Packet pick-up is 7:45 - 8:45 a.m. and race start time is 9 a.m.
: Singl track trails on Kessler Mountain
Kessler Mountain Regional Park (2600 W Judge Cummings Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701)
DIRECTIONS: From I-49, take Exit 60 and go south on Cato Springs Road about one-half mile and turn right on Judge Cummings Road
5k Course Map
15k Course Map


Online registration begins October 1. Sign up at
$30 entry fee - includes custom socks and finisher medals! 


Prior day packet pick-up: Friday, January 17, 4 - 7 p.m. at Fossil Cove Brewing (1946 N Birch Ave)
Day of race registration and packet pick-up: Saturday, January 18, 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at Kessler Mountain Regional Park
Race start time: 9 a.m.
Event end time: 12:30 p.m. 


Prizes will be awarded to the overall top three male and female finishers, as well as to the top male and female finishers in each age group. 


If you are looking to get involved, we have plenty of opportunities such as event set up, participant check in, water/aid stations, course monitors, and more. Register for this or any Fayetteville Parks and Recreation events via Give Pulse or contact Tiffany Hoover, Assistant Recreation Superintendent, by email.

2020 Sponsors

Support this trail race as a sponsor! 2020 Frozen Toes Sponsorship Deck. The Fayetteville Race Series would not be successful with out support from our event sponsors. Thank you to those who have contributed! For information on sponsorship opportunities, please refer to the above linked sponsorship deck and contact Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.

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Results & Photos

2019 Frozen Toes:

 2018 Frozen Toes


2017 Frozen Toes


2016 Frozen Toes