The 5K and 1-mile courses will take you through the University of Arkansas Agricultural Research and Experiment Station in Fayetteville. The planned routes are different from the Chili Pepper 10K. 

Race timing will be provided by Y-Timing of Fayetteville. 

Proceeds from this year's race will go to University of Arkansas's Full Circle Food Pantry to help feed the U of A community and the Crop, Soil, and Environmental Graduate Student Club.

Previously the Down and Dirty 5K.

Register by March 21 to ensure a race t-shirt.

Registration Fees

Two Race Special (5K & 1 Miler)


5K - Student


The Course

The 5K and 1-miler are flat and fast courses on the roads throughout the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Experiment Station in Fayetteville.


Awards will be presented after the races. The top 3 overall male/female runners for both 5K and 1 mile races, the top 3 male/female in each age group, and the overall fastest department/organization at the University of Arkansas will receive awards. 

The Cause

Proceeds from this year's race will benefit the University of Arkansas Full Circle Food Pantry to help fight hunger in the Fayetteville community. More information can be found on their website:

Course Records and Results

5K Male: 16:56 (Christian Moore - 2010)
5K Female 21:46 (Maggie Pickhardt - 2011)
Department: 55:28 (Chemistry - 2010)

1 Mile Male: 5:19 (Christian Loeschel - 2010)
1 Mile Female: 7:30 (Kristen Karnes - 2010)

Full Results can be found on

2016 results will be posted on the same website within a few days of the race.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration and packet pickup will be available at the Agri Park pavilion from 7:00 - 8:15 am for the 5K and 7:00 - 9:15 am for the 1-Miler.

Event Schedule

  • October 4 12:00 AM CDT - Online Registration Opens

  • April 7 7:30 AM CDT - Race Day Registration Start

  • April 7 8:15 AM CDT - 5K Registration Closes

  • April 7 8:30 AM CDT - 5K Start

  • April 7 9:15 AM CDT - 1 Mile Registration Closes

  • April 7 9:30 AM CDT - 1 Mile Start

  • April 7 10:00 AM CDT - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

Agricultural Park, Fayetteville, AR 72703, United States

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