footballThe 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.culture
Since inception in 2003, more than $690,000 has been donated to Little Rock Parks & Recreation.

With an estimated $6 million in local spending annually, more than 127,000 individuals have participated in a Little Rock Marathon race, event, or free training program.  This has been achieved through school-based programs, community outreach, partnerships with running/walking groups across the country and passionate grass roots promotion.sherri TR

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.parks

Although we are known for putting on a world class event, we set a new standard in the marathon industry back in 2005 according to Runners World with the size of our marathon finishers’ medal. It’s Huge.

ABOUT LITTLE ROCK PARKS & RECREATION

Little Rock Parks and Recreation oversees 60 developed parks and twelve undeveloped parks totaling over 6,100 acres.  In addition, the Little Rock Parks & Recreation offers a wide-range of youth and adult recreational and sports leagues, after-school and summer playground programs for children ages 6-15, outdoor recreation, therapeutic recreation and programs for seniors.  parks logoFunds raised will continue to support parks and recreational programs for all ages.

For more information about Little Rock Parks & Recreation please watch this video or visit www.lrpr.org.