Registration open for Little Rock Marathon

Registration is open for the 2018 edition of the Little Rock Marathon to be held Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4. 

The Little Rock Marathon Weekend is presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation. 

Race Weekend events include the Little Rock Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Heifer International, the Little Rock Marathon, the Little Rock Half Marathon, the Little Rock 10K, the Little Rock 5K Fun Run/Walk and the Little Rockers Kids Marathon.

Registration for the Little Rockers Kids Marathon will open in late August.

The Little Rock Marathon offers a training program to individuals participating in the 2018 race. Official training begins Monday, Sept. 18, with a "build-up" training phase that begins Monday, Aug. 7.  The Little Rock Marathon Training Program, presented by Bill Torrey’s Rock City Running and KARK Channel 4, is free of charge but registration is required.  

Registration is available at through 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23. 

In the past, all races have sold out, due in part to the famously large finisher’s medals and fun race themes. Race officials anticipate another sell out before the end of the year.  

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The mission of the Little Rock Marathon is provide a premier event open to athletes of all abilities, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through running and walking and raising money for Little Rock Parks & Recreation. Since inception in 2003, more than $887,000 has been donated to Little Rock Parks & Recreation.

Little Rock Marathon Race Weekend is held the first weekend in March each year and includes a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K run/walk, a children’s mile and a free two-day health and fitness expo.