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  • Little Rock Marathon becomes an AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship Qualifying Race

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Little Rock Marathon has joined Series XIII Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships in 2021 as a qualifying race. Launching in Sept. 2018, the Abbott World Marathon Majors…

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  • 2020 Registration Opens for Little Rock Marathon

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Registration for the 2020 Little Rock Marathon officially opens Friday, June 14th.  The 18th annual Little Rock Marathon Weekend will take place on Feb. 28 – March 1, 2020 in downtown Little…

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  • CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas Returns as Sponsor of 2019 Race

    Little Rock, Ark. – Little Rock Marathon officials announced today that CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas has renewed its sponsorship of the Little Rock Marathon.   For the past 11 years, Jim Shuffield, M.D. has led…

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  • 2019 Little Rock Marathon Volunteer Registration Open

    Little Rock, Ark. (January 11, 2019) – Volunteer registration is now open for the 17th Annual Little Rock Marathon Weekend on March 1-3, 2019.  THV11 is returning as the presenting sponsor of the Volunteer Program.  The Little Rock Marathon is…

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  • Arkansas-Based Premium Refreshment to be the Official Water of the 2019 Little Rock Marathon

    Little Rock, Ark. (January 9, 2019) – Little Rock Marathon officials announced today that Premium Refreshment Service has renewed its sponsorship of the Little Rock Marathon. Premium Refreshment Service, an Arkansas-based water company, will be hydrating more than 15,000 participants and volunteers…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Offers New Race Series

    Little Rock, Ark. (Oct. 3, 2018)  – Little Rock Marathon race officials announced today it has created the Run Local Race Series and features three events in central Arkansas to take place in the coming months.…

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  • National Black Marathoners Association to Recognize Hall of Fame Honorees in Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock Marathon Race directors announced today they will be hosting the National Black Marathoners Association (NBMA) in recognizing their 2019 National Black Distance Running Hall of Fame honorees. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony…

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  • 2019 Little Rocker Kids Marathon Registration Opens Soon

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – Little Rock Marathon race officials announced today that registration for the Little Rockers Kids Marathon, presented by the Hatcher Agency, will open on Fri., Aug. 31, 2018. The Little Rockers Kids…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Fees Going Up On August 30

    (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – Athletes interested in participating in the 2019 Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K or 5K have through Wed., Aug. 29, 2018 to sign up at initial registration prices. The Little Rock Marathon,…

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  • Baptist Health Sponsors 2019 Little Rock Half Marathon for 16th Year

    Little Rock, Ark. – For the 16th consecutive year, Baptist Health will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Little Rock Half Marathon. The Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health, is part of the…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens May 24

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 22, 2018) – Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration will open at 8 a.m. CST on May 24 for its 2019 event to be held March 2-3, 2019.  The…

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  • Top Finishers in the 2018 Little Rock Marathon and Half Marathon

    Little Rock, Ark. – More than 12,000 runners and walkers took to the streets of Little Rock this weekend for the 16th annual Little Rock Marathon races.  Racers competed in the marathon, half marathon and…

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  • 2018 Little Rock Marathon Media Credential Application

    Little Rock, Ark. – Directors of the 2018 Little Rock Marathon announced today the opening of media credential application for race weekend events.  The 16th annual Little Rock Marathon weekend is March 3-4, 2018. Race…

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  • CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute Returns as Sponsor of 2018 Little Rock Marathon

    LITTLE ROCK, AR – Little Rock Marathon officials announced today that CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute has renewed its sponsorship of the Little Rock Marathon. For the past ten years, cardiologist, Jim Shuffield, M.D. has led a…

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  • ICYMI: The Little Rock Marathon Unveiled Another Glorious Race Medal

    Little Rock, Ark. – In case you missed it, Runners World Magazine featured the following story highlighting the newly-release 2018 Little Rock Marathon finishers medals: “The Little Rock Marathon has unveiled its 2018 finisher medals—and this…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Unveils 2018 Medals

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Little Rock Marathon unveiled its 2018 finisher’s medals as it makes preparations for another sell-out event, confirming the race is quickly reaching its participant limit. The 16th Annual Little Rock…

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  • New family friendly Halloween event set for Oct. 28

    LITTLE ROCK – Little Rock Marathon race officials are making final preparations for its inaugural Creep ‘N Crawl Fun Run to be held 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at Two Rivers Park.  The Creep ‘N Crawl Fun…

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  • National Black Marathoners Association to Host Running Workshop in Little Rock

    (Little Rock, Ark.) – October 16, 2017 – In an effort to increase ethnic minority running, officials with the National Black Marathoners Association (NBMA) announced today they are hosting a workshop on Nov. 11 in Little Rock,…

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  • Delta Dental of Arkansas Returns as Sponsor of Little Rock Marathon Kids’ Race

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 15, 2017) – Delta Dental of Arkansas, the largest provider of dental benefits in the state, has again agreed to sponsor the 2018 Little Rock Marathon’s Little Rockers Kids Marathon as…

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  • Baptist Health Sponsors Little Rock Half Marathon for 15th Year

    LITTLE ROCK, AR (Sep. 15, 2017) – For the 15th consecutive year, Baptist Health will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Little Rock Half Marathon. The Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health,…

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  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Renews Sponsorship with Little Rock Marathon

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will return as presenting sponsor of the 16th Annual Little Rock Marathon Weekend.  Race weekend is scheduled for March 3-4, 2018 in downtown Little Rock and benefits Little…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens Aug. 1

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration will open at 10 a.m. CST on Aug. 1 for its 2018 event to be held March 3-4, 2018.  The Little Rock…

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  • Little Rock Marathon to Host Global Running Day on June 7

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced it will partner with Little Rock Parks & Recreation, Rock City Running and Go! Running to host a free running/walking event at 6 a.m.…

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  • CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas Returns as Sponsor of 2017 Little Rock Marathon

    LITTLE ROCK, AR – Little Rock Marathon officials announced today that CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas has renewed its sponsorship of the Little Rock Marathon. For the past 9 years, Jim Sheffield, M.D. has led a team of nearly…

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  • 2017 Little Rock Marathon Unveils Finisher Medals

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – The Little Rock Marathon recently unveiled its 2017 finisher’s medals as it makes preparations for another sell-out event, confirming the race is quickly reaching its participant limit. The 15th Annual Little Rock…

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  • 2016 Little Rock Marathon Winners Announced

    GAME ON! 2016 Little Rock Marathon Winners are In! *all times unofficial Little Rock, Ark. – Thirty-year-old Bryan Morseman of Bath, N.Y., is the winner in the Male Division and Tia Stone, age 37, of…

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  • 2016 Little Rock Marathon Half-Race Winners

    GAME ON! 2016 Little Rock Marathon Half-Marathon Results *all times noted are unofficial Little Rock, Ark. – Wang Quinglin, age 23, of Changchun City, Jilin Province, China; and Erika Setzler, age 24, of Conway are…

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  • 2016 Little Rock Marathon Wheelchair and Hand Cycle Winners

    GAME ON! 2016 Little Rock Marathon Wheelchair and Hand Cycle Winners Little Rock, Ark. – Kurt Blankenship of Maumelle and Jeff Chaffin of Houston, Tex., are the winners of the 2016 Little Rock Marathon’s half-marathon…

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  • 2016 Little Rock Marathon Underway with 5K and 10K Races

    Little Rock, Ark. – The 2016 Little Rock Marathon Race Weekend kicked off flawlessly this morning with athletes from Arkansas, Nebraska, and Tennessee taking top honors in the 5K (3.1 miles) and 10K (6.2 miles)…

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  • Go! Running Leads Little Rock Marathon Pace Team

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (1/29/16) – Running shoes, energy gels, and plenty of course entertainment won’t be the only things helping this year’s field of participants get to the finish line during the Little Rock Marathon. Participants will have the…

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  • Little Rock Marathon New Partnership

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 12, 2016) Little Rock Marathon race officials announced today that Simmons Bank is the presenting sponsor of the Let’s Go Volunteer Program. “The Little Rock Marathon and Simmons Bank share a…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Unveils 2016 Medals

    The Little Rock Marathon recently unveiled its 2016 finisher’s medals as it makes preparations for another “sell out” event, confirming the race is quickly reaching its participant limit. The 14th Annual Little Rock Marathon Race Weekend,…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Fees Increase Midnight October 31st

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (10/29/15) – At midnight on Saturday, Oct. 31, registration fees for all 2016 Little Rock Marathon events will increase, and athletes planning to participate may want to register soon rather than later. The…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Training Program Begins

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug. 3, 2015) – The Little Rock Marathon will host an informational training meeting on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Centre at University Park. The Little Rock Marathon offers a free…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Unveils 2015 Medals

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 7, 2015) – The Little Rock Marathon recently unveiled its 2015 finisher’s medals as it makes preparations for another “sell out” event, confirming the race is quickly reaching its participant limit. The 13th…

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  • Saline County Striders Partner with Little Rock Marathon

    LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (September 10, 2014) – Little Rock Marathon race officials announced today that residents in Saline County will have an opportunity to learn more about running or walking a marathon during an informational meeting on…

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  • Country Run 5K Debuts in Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 2, 2014) – Little Rock Marathon race officials announced today it will partner with the Corner Store and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas to host the inaugural Corner Store…

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  • Baptist Health Sponsors Little Rock Half Marathon for 12th Year

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug. 18, 2014) – For the 12th consecutive year, Baptist Health will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Little Rock Half Marathon.  The race is scheduled for March 1, 2015 in…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Training Program Begins

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug. 14, 2014) – The Little Rock Marathon will host an informational training meeting on Tuesday, Aug.19 at 6 p.m. at the Centre at University Park. The Little Rock Marathon offers a free training…

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  • Little Rock Marathon Registration Open

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 30, 2014) – Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration will open at 10 a.m. CST on Aug. 1 for its 2015 event to be held Feb. 28-March 1,…

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