Ninth Annual Chase Race and Paws planned

The Ninth Annual Chase Race and Paws will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, March 8, starting and finishing at Simon Park, 805 Front St. in Downtown Conway.

The 2-mile state championship race awards a $100 cash prize to any male or female who breaks the present course records.

Chase Race and Paws promotes and raises funds for non-adopted pets and research for adolescents with traumatic brain injury.

Proceeds benefit Friends of the Conway Animal Shelter and Arkansas Children’s Hospital for brain trauma research. Chase Race and Paws had its beginning March 11, 2006, as an event to celebrate the life of Donald Lee Chase Potter, 1991-2005.

Registration is available online at or at The Sporty Runner, 1016 Van Ronkle St. in Conway and at Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd.