The Hero Half Marathon is a fundraising race and community event hosted by The Spark Foundation in partnership with Fayetteville Firefighters’ IAFF – Local 2866. Race proceeds benefit organizations that meet important community needs, increase fitness opportunities for the community, and make Fayetteville and Arkansas a great place to live, work, and play.  The race is held every year to coincide with Fire Safety Week!

Race Day 2018: Sunday, October 14 @ 8:00 am

Registration is still open!


Although the guaranteed t-shirt has passed, we’ve ordered extras! We recommend coming to packet pick-up on the earlier end.

Registration cutoff is Thursday, October 11 @ 11:59 pm CST

Packet Pick Up:

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Rush Running – Fayetteville Location
Friday, October 12 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 13 from 12:00 – 5:00 pm

We’re looking for VOLUNTEERS! Click here for more information and to register.

Thank you to our 2018 Hero Half Marathon Sponsors!