White Elephant 5K
Get in the holiday spirit with the White Elephant 5K & 1 Mile
When: Saturday, December 10, 2022
Where: The Square in Fayetteville
Lights of the Ozarks, holiday music, hot cocoa, and "White Elephant" gifts! These 5K and 1 Mile road races (run/walk) are sure to be jolly.
If you are looking to get involved, we have plenty of opportunities for you such as event set up, participant check in, and course monitors. Register for this or any Fayetteville Parks and Recreation event via Give Pulse or contact Tiffany Hoover, Assistant Recreation Superintendent, by email.
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, contact Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.
Registration will open on August 1, 2022!
5K Adults (16+): $30
5K Youth: $15
1 Mile Adult (16+): $20
1 Mile Youth: $10
Packet Pick Up
Goody bags and timing devices will be available for pick up on Friday, December 9. Exact time and location yet to be determined. Race Day packet pick up will also be available at the Town Center.
All finishers will receive a finisher medal. Awards will be given to the top three overall individuals and to the top three overall age group finishers. Age groups are <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.
The White Elephant 5K & 1 Mile run/walk will be a road race and will take place on an open course. The course will utilize roads in the downtown area of Fayetteville.
Course Maps will be posted September 1.
The start/finish will be on the Mountain Street side of the Fayetteville Square.
The 5K course will have one water/aid station near the halfway point.
Pre/Post race celebrations will be on the Town Center Plaza.