Tread Lightly 5K Run & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk #treadlightly5k

Presented by EcoPotential NGO

Event Details

The Event

EcoPotential NGO will hold its annual Tread Lightly fundraiser, consisting of a 5K race and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk on June 7th at the Lake Fayetteville paved trail, starting at Veterans Park. Our event theme this year is renewable energy!
The Cause
EcoPotential NGO, 501(c)(3), strives to remove the roadblocks to sustainability.  Therefore, our annual Tread Lightly fundraiser (#treadlightly5k) will help raise funds for sustainability grant to go to a local k-12 public school project in NWA.

Learn more on how you can help your school win the sustainability grant!
All donations are tax deductible to our 501(c)(3) organization, EcoPotential NGO.

Registration Fees

5K Run

Shirt Included
Feb 03 - Apr 15 $20.00
Apr 16 - Jun 07 $25.00

1 Mile Fun Walk

13 and Older w/shirt
Feb 03 - Apr 15 $20.00
Apr 16 - Jun 07 $25.00

1 Mile Walk 12 and under

12 and Younger no shirt
Feb 03 - Jun 07 $10.00

Packet Pick-up

Participants can pick-up their race package at 8:30 a.m. on race day at the registration table. Make sure to bring a valid form of ID with you.

Please register online by June 6th to ensure that you receive a free t-shirt and water bottle!


Medals will be given to top 3 overall male and female finishers and top male and female in the following age divisions in the 5K:

  • 13 and under
  • 13-17
  • 18-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

There will also be raffle prizes and an award for best dressed for best embodiment of the renewable energy theme.


There is a 10% discount for each team member that signs up as a team for the 5K race. 

Awards wil go to the fastest team and largest team.  

Pledge a Participant

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Race Route, Sustainability, etc.

Below are links to more information about our event on our website.

Race Route

Sustainability Pledge

Sustainability Grant Process

Place an offer in our Virtual Event Bag

School Leaderboard 

Event Schedule

  • Jun 07 8:30 AM - Packet Pick-up
  • Jun 07 9:30 AM - 5K Run Start
  • Jun 07 10:00 AM - 1 Mile Fun Walk Start
  • Jun 07 11:00 AM - Award Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

4451 N Vantage Dr, Fayetteville, AR, United States (Veteran's Park)