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Run For A Child’s Hunger – The NWA Labor Day Run!

September 4th 

Pinnacle Hills Promenade Mall 

Registration not open for 2017

We Run Because We CARE! 

CARE Community Center is pleased to bring you Run For A Child’s Hunger again this year as we continue to eliminate childhood hunger in Northwest Arkansas. 1 in 4 children face food insecurity on a daily basis. This is a serious issue that is right in our backyard and these children need our help. 

Run For A Child’s Hunger has been fighting childhood hunger for 13 years with our run. The 5K and 10K courses are mostly flat and well-marked with great shade and excellent traffic control. There is also a 1 Mile CAREacter Fun Walk so dress up as your favorite character and come walk with us to fight childhood hunger. Our experienced CARE team is going to put on an event that is guaranteed fun for the whole family! 

Come join us on Labor Day for the best race of the season. Free breakfast, race photos, racers tech shirt, and family zone. Let’s race together to fight childhood hunger!


Would you like to be a sponsor?  Click the link for more information.


Individual Registration:

Through 7/31 8/1 – 9/2 9/3 – Race Day
10K Run/Walk (7:30AM) $25 $30 $35
5K Run/Walk (8:15AM) $25 $30 $35
1 Mile CAREacter Walk (8:15AM) $20 $25 $30
Spirit Runner $25 $25 $25

*Runners/Walkers 12 years old and younger receive $5 discount.

Corporate Registration:

Looking for a team building activities? Looking for a way to give back to your community? There is another way to run the race this year! Just organize a team to participate in this year’s Run for a Child’s Hunger.

Through Race Day
Techie Trot $1000 per Team

*Register Team by calling 479-246-0104

Registration Policies:

There will be NO refunds for 2017 race.

Entries are non transferable.

Participants must present a photo ID and sign a release-form-liability waiver at check-in. (Anyone under 18 years old will need their parent or guardian.)

Race Management reserves the right to cancel or modify the event due to unfavorable conditions.

Packet Pickup

Save time the morning of the event by picking up your packet early! 

When: September 3rd from noon to 5:00 pm 
Where: Pinnacle Hills Promenade Food Court 

Packet pickup includes your goody bag, tech shirt, race bib, and timing chip. We also have the ability to register for those that have yet to sign up. 
Note: Packets not picked up by 8:15 am Monday, September 4th will be considered forfeited. Race directors nor CARE will be responsible for holding packets for pickup beyond race start.

Corporate packet picket up will have an alternative pick up date.

Other Activities

FREE Family FunZone! 

Near the finish line of the 5K and 10k races will be a FREE Family FunZone for children 12 years old and under. 
The Family FunZone will be open from 7:00am-10:00am on event day and will be filled with fun, free activities, and inflatables! 

FREE Breakfast for ALL! 

Runner or not, come join us for Free breakfast following the race. Everyone is welcome. First come, first serve. 

Run For A Child’s Hunger Merchandise Available 

There will be Run For A Child’s Hunger merchandise available Race Day as well as at Packet Pick-up. 

Run For A Child’s Hunger T-Shirt – $20 
Run For A Child’s Hunger Window Decal – $5 


Age Group Awards:

Awards will be presented to the Top 3 finishers in each of the following age divisions for 10K and 5k:


0-10 25-29 45-49
11-14 30-34 50-59
15-19 35-39 60-99
20-24 40-44

0-10 25-29 45-49
11-14 30-34 50-59
15-19 35-39 60-99
20-24 40-44
10K Grand Prize Money:
Men’s Overall:
1st Place $300
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100
Women’s Overall:
1st Place $300
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100


The acceptance of prize money will affect an athlete’s amateur status. 

Prize money will be handed our on the day of the race. 

Awards not picked up on Race Day morning are considered forfeited. 

5K and 1 Mile do not have Grand Prize Money awards. 

Race Courses

Race Results

Overall Results:
Age Group Results:

Race Photos

This year all pictures taken by our photo team will be available at to athletes for FREE! 

2015 Run For A Child’s Hunger
photos are currently not available. 

2016 Run For A Child’s Hunger
photos will be available after the race.

Race Information

10K Run/Walk starts at 7:30am

  • Grand Prize Money
  • Chip Timing
  • Certified Course
  • Tech Shirt
  • Overall & Age Group Awards
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Goody Bag

5K Run/Walk starts at 8:15am

  • Chip Timing
  • Tech Shirt
  • Overall & Age Group Awards
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Goody Bag

1 Mile CAREacter Fun Run/Walk starts at 8:15am

  • Tech Shirt
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Goody Bag


Would you like to help by volunteering? We have multiple opportunities to help. 

Race Day Volunteer Opportunities

  • Water Stations
  • Traffic Control
  • FunZone
  • Race Setup and Tear Down
  • Many More

When: September 5th from 5:30am to 1:00pm 
Where: Pinnacle Hills Promenade Food Court 

Packet Pickup Day Volunteer Opportunities

  • Packet Handout
  • Race Setup
  • Many More

When: September 4th from noon to 5:00pm 
Where: Pinnacle Hills Promenade Food Court 

Volunteer T-Shirt Provided (First come, first serve) 

To Volunteer Email: 

For any questions call: 479-246-0104 

Volunteering is a great way to get the kids out of the house and give back in your community!

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