What is the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®?
The Komen Race for the Cure Series is the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world. Of the net proceeds raised locally from the Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, 25% goes to national breast cancer research grants and up to 75% stays in Arkansas to help organizations provide breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs.
When and Where is the 2014 Arkansas Race for the Cure®?
Saturday, October 4, 2014, in Downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. Due to scheduled construction of the Broadway Bridge, we will have a new route this year! We'll post the new race route soon! The Competitive Run begins at 7:30 AM, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8 AM and the Family 2K Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:20.
How far is a 5K? How far is a 2K?
A 5K is 3.1 miles. A 2K is 1.2 miles.
What happens if it rains on Race Day?
The Race for the Cure occurs rain or shine. However, we reserve the right to cancel the Race in extreme circumstances. If the Race for the Cure is cancelled, no refunds will be issued, rather your entry fee will be used as a donation to the Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure®.
Are registration fees tax deductible?
The $25 registration fee ($26 online registration fee - includes $1 internet transaction fee) is not tax deductible. The government tells us the registration fee is the cost of receiving goods and services for the event (i.e. t-shirt, sponsor give-aways, water, etc...) and cannot be claimed on your taxes. Any donation you make above the registration amount, or any donation made without registering for the Race is tax deductible. The Competitive Run is $35. The Race Day registration for 5K, 2K and Kids for the Cure is $30. The Race Day registration for Competitive Runners is $40.
Where do I park on Race day?
Parking is available on the perimeters of the Race route, but parking inside the course is prohibited. Click here to view a map of downtown parking.
When will I be able to register?
Online registration will open in June!