Meet Information

On September 9th, 2017, the Arkansas Army National Guard, along with Little Rock Parks and Recreation, Rock City Running and Go! Running, are proud to bring the Minuteman 5K and two-mile race to Central Arkansas. The event will take place at Western Hills Park located about two miles west of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock at Colonel Glenn Road and Western Hills Avenue.

The cross country event will have an open division that will begin at 7:30 a.m. There will be separate races for high school boys and girls. Two-mile races for the junior high boys and girls will follow.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

7:30 a.m. – Open men and women
8:30 a.m. – High school boys
9:00 a.m. – High school girls
9:30 a.m. – Junior high boys (two mile)
10:00 a.m. – Junior high girls (two mile)

The cost for the open race is $25 for the open race and $30 day of race. The runners for the open race can register on-line at arkansasrunner.com. Schools will pay $50 per team with a maximum of $200. Teams that have less than 5 runners will have a $10.00 per runner entry fee. All schools must register at ar.milesplit.com. Checks can be made out to Minuteman Cross Country 5K. Coaches can pay at the meet or send checks to P.O. Box 30370, Little Rock, AR 72260. There will be no day of race registration for the school teams. On-line registration will close at 10:00pm September 6th. All races will be chip timed.

The open race will be five-year age groups for men and women. The high school and junior high races will have team awards two deep and individual awards for the top 20 in each division.

All runners will get a T-shirt and there will be food and drinks after each event. [b]Important: Please email a size breakdown for t-shirts for your team. Sizes available are XS, S, M, L, XL. List how many shirts you will need for each size. Email to Bill Torrey at bill.torrey@rockcityrunning.com and Steve Oury at soury@bryantschools.org by Thursday, August 31st.
The race will be chip-timed by arkansasrunner.com. Coaches are responsible for insuring that runners are wearing the correct chip and that all chips are accounted for.

School coaches can register at ar.milesplit.com. All open runners can contact Bill Torrey at bill.torrey@rockcityrunning.com.

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