FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2019
Contact: Tiffany Hoover
Assistant Recreation Superintendent
Parks and Recreation Department
SO FAY 10K and 1K Fun Run with Pancakes in South Fayetteville This Saturday
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— The City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department presents the inaugural SO FAY 10K, sponsored by Academy Sports+Outdoors, this Saturday, October 26. This event features a 10K race, a 1K fun run, and activities for kids and families. Pancakes will be served at the finish, which is by far the best part! This event celebrates and supports parks and trails in south Fayetteville. Lace up your running (or walking) shoes and join the SO FAY 10K!
Registration includes a long-sleeve shirt, finisher medal, and race photos. $30 for the 10K race and $10 for the 1K fun run. Both include a long-sleeve shirt, finisher medal, and race photos. Registration is available online and until 7:45 a.m. on race day.
The race begins and ends at Kessler Mountain Regional Park (2600 W. Judge Cummings Rd.)
8 a.m. – 1K fun run starts
8:30 a.m. – 10K race starts<
Kids activities, pancake breakfast, and raffle prizes until 10:30 a.am.
The 10K race is an out and back course along the Cato Springs and Town Branch Trails. Runners are expected along the course between 8:30 – 10 a.m. The 1K course is on paved trails and sidewalks in Kessler Mountain Regional Park
Sponsors & Volunteers:
Parks and Recreation would like to recognize the current sponsors of the SO FAY 10K and 1K including Academy Sports+Outdoors, UAMS Northwest, Clif Bar, and Einstein Bros Bagels. Several volunteer opportunities are available for this event. Please contact Parks and Recreation or view the volunteer registration page on GivePulse.
More details regarding SO FAY 10K and 1K are available on the event’s webpage www.fayetteville-ar.gov/sofay10k. For additional information, place contact Parks & Recreation at 479.444.3471 or 479.444.3463.