MacArthur Park 5K

The MacArthur Park 5K is an annual race in downtown Little Rock coordinated by the MacArthur Park Group, Little Rock Parks & Recreation and Downtown Little Rock Partnership. The 3.1 mile race (5K) begins from the North Lawn (9th Street) of MacArthur Park in front of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. The MacArthur Park 5K is held each year in May. Proceeds from this year’s race will be used to help fund the installation of a new universally accessible playground in the park. 

Event Details and Schedule
Packet pick up and registration is from 4 p.m.- 5:45p.m. on Friday, October 1st in front of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. You will receive your t-shirt, bib and chip. The race will begin promptly at 6 p.m. This race is timed using chip timing. Each chip must be returned to the race organizers once you cross the finish line.

Once you’ve crossed the finish line, please stay for the awards ceremony and live music by Jimmy Lynn’s Psychedelic Velocity, with plenty of Stone’s Throw beer, non-alcoholic drinks and pizza!

Spectators are welcome and can join in watching the band, eating pizza, having some lemonade and/or Stone’s Throw Beer.  Spectator entrance is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

Register for the race HERE!


Oct 01 2021


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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