As of 11/3/2024, the 2024 Challenge has sold out. Athletes may still register for Sat & Sun races and will be put on a waiting list. BUT no guarantee they will get in to the Challenge Category. 

The Little Rock Marathon Challenge is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

One weekend. Two races. Three medals.

Complete the 5K or 10K on Saturday, March 2 and then complete the half marathon or the marathon on Sunday, March 3.

In addition to bragging rights, Challenge finishers receive:

  • 2 tech shirts
  • 3 finisher medals
  • A finisher certificate for each race

You will wear a different bib for each event and you will get a different shirt for each event.


What distances qualify for the Challenge Medal?

Please select a one of the “Challenge” races.  To qualify you for the Challenge Medal as long as you complete one distance on Saturday and one distance on Sunday.

How do you register for the Challenge?

Register online.  CLICK HERE to register.

If I am already registered for one event, can I still register for the second day to earn a Challenge Medal?

Yes! If you have already registered for one race, simply use the race change link to add the second race.

Do I have to finish two events to get my bling?

As with any race, you must complete each race to get the medal and you must complete both races in your challenge to get the Challenge Medal.

How will I receive my Challenge Medal?

Challenge Medals will be awarded in runner services upon completion of the second day.