5k @ the LPGA

Returning to the 2021 #NWAChampionship on Saturday, September 25, in Downtown Rogers!

Run for Good

Run for good at the 5k @ the LPGA benefitting Mercy Health Foundation! The race starts and ends at the Railyard Live Pavilion in Downtown Rogers and winds through the historic downtown streets. Participants can choose to run in the 5k or the 1-Mile Fun Run, perfect for all ages.

Race Information

Saturday, September 25

5k Starts: 7:30 a.m.; 1-mile Fun Run to immediately follow

Start & Finish: Railyard Live Pavilion – Downtown Rogers

Entry Fee

Entry Fee + Deadline

In honor of the 15th anniversary, registration is $15 until August 20. After 8/20, registration will be $20. Please note: there will be no race-day registration.

Race packets include performance t-shirt, tournament ticket, finisher medal, and more!

Virtual participation will also be offered for those who would prefer not to attend the in-person race. Proceeds from virtual participation entry fees will also benefit the Mercy Health Foundation Northwest Arkansas. Virtual participants will not be eligible for Individual or Corporate Challenge Awards.

Corporate Challenge

Join your coworkers and compete as a team against 30+ other local companies! The titles of Fastest Office, Fittest Office, and Leading Ladies are up for grabs. Only 5 participants are needed to form a team, employee’s families are eligible to complete as well! Email [email protected] to get signed up.

Volunteers Needed

Don’t want to run? Grab your friends and lend a hand for a good cause! Choose to volunteer in a variety of roles including Packet Pick-Up, course marshals, finish line volunteers, and more. Each volunteer receives a t-shirt, tournament ticket, and race gift! Email [email protected] to get involved.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the 5k Covid-19 protocols?

We are actively monitoring the current Covid-19 situation with the help of state + local officials and will communicate any updates on our Tournament website and via email. Participants will be encouraged to wear face coverings while in the starting corral before the race and again after finishing the race. In order to reduce contact, there will be no Hydration Stations on the course – participants are encouraged to bring their own water bottles for the race. Hand sanitizer will also be available throughout the Pavilion for participants to use before and after the race. Social distancing is encouraged at all times.

What does the race entry fee include?

In honor of the 15th anniversary, registration is $15 until August 20. After 8/20, registration will be $20. Please note: there will be no race-day registration.

Where can I pick up my t-shirt?

Rogers Convention Center – Friday, September 24 from 2-6 p.m.

What are the participant awards for the race?

Winners in the following categories will receive a Walmart gift card after the event

OVERALL AWARDS:

  • 1st Place Male & Female – $100 Walmart Gift Card
  • 2nd Place Male & Female – $75 Walmart Gift Card
  • 3rd Place Male & Female – $50 Walmart Gift Card

CORPORATE CHALLENGE AWARDS:

  • Fastest Office – Framed Pin Flag
  • Fittest Office – Framed Pin Flag
  • Leading Ladies – Framed Pin Flag
  • Most Spirited – Framed Pin Flag

AGE GROUP AWARDS:

Age Group (1st Place Only – Separate Divisions for Men and Women): $25 Walmart Gift Card Each

  • 9 and under
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60 and older
What are the Corporate Challenge awards for the race?

FASTEST OFFICE

  • Awarded to the Corporate Challenge Team with the lowest average time of the top five (5) finishers of the 5k race
  • Top five (5) finishers must include at least one (1) female participant to qualify for the Fastest Office

 

FITTEST OFFICE

  • Awarded to the Corporate Challenge Team with the most participants to cross the 5k + 1k race finish line
  • Participants must wear timing chip to qualify for the Fittest Office

 

LEADING LADIES

  • Awarded to the Corporate Challenge Team with the lowest average time of the top five (5) female finishers of the 5k race
Who is the Mercy Health Foundation?

Through collaborative partnerships, Mercy Health Foundation impacts the flourishing of our communities by inviting into our ministry those who have a passion to improve quality of life and make care accessible for all. Gifts to Mercy Health Foundation Northwest Arkansas support critical projects in this community. That’s right. Every dollar you give advances health care right here at home.

Can I run with my dog?

Yes, but dogs must be on a leash at all times. Please remember to pick to pick up after your furry friend!

Additional Questions?

Contact Brandi Mikula at [email protected].

About the Corporate Challenge

 

Join your coworkers and compete as a team against 30+ other local companies! The titles of Fastest Office, Fittest Office, and Leading Ladies are up for grabs. Only 5 participants are needed to form a team, so companies of all sizes are encouraged to sign up! Email [email protected] to get signed up.

2021 Corporate Challenge Participants

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Corporate Challenge Guidelines

Fastest Office

  • Awarded to the team who completes the most total miles.

Fittest Office

  • Awarded to the team with the most team members who completed at least 1 mile.

Most Spirited Team

  • Awarded to the team with the most social media & Strava club engagement during race week using #LikeAGirl and #MilesForMercy (both hashtags must be used on social posts to be eligible for Most Spirited Award).

Contact Brandi Mikula to create your team today!

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