rfyhThe 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 Opens January 1, 2018

Sign up by Friday, September 14 @ 11:59 pm CST to guarantee a race t-shirt

Registration cutoff is Friday, October 12 @ 11:59 pm CST

Packet Pick Up: 
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Rush Running – Fayetteville Location

Thank you to our 2017 Hero Half Marathon Sponsors!


Thanks to our friends at Sears Clean and Sears Garage Doors for creating the Snapchat geofilter for our event!