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The Arkansas Runner 2 Mile


2017 Grand Prix Race #9

Benton, AR - June 10, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Race Highlights

  • All proceeds benefits Saline County Boys and Girls Club in Benton
  • Race hosted by the Saline County Striders
  • Kids run free! (if preregistered by May 16)
  • Chip timing provided by ArkansasRunner.com
  • USATF Course Certification #AR14018DLP

Directions to the Starting Line

From I-30:

  • Take exit 116 from I-30 (if coming Westbound from Little Rock, cross the bridge).
  • Come up South Street to Market Street, turn right.
  • Go two blocks and park at the High School football stadium parking lot.
  • Please DO NOT park on Market Street.
  • Come to the courthouse which is three blocks north of the stadium.
  • Registration will be on the Market Street side of the courthouse.
  • 200 N Main St, Benton, AR 72015

Race History

2017 marks the 19th running ot he Arkansas Runner 2-Mile race. This race is open to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Course Description

The race takes place around downtown Benton. The start is one block south of the Saline County Courthouse on Market Street and heads south for one block. A left turn on Smith Street is followed by another left onto Main Street which brings you back by the courthouse. The course goes North for approximately 1/2 mile where a left on Narroway and sends the runners into a residential neighborhood of Benton. The course takes a right and runs around Crestwood Drive and is followed by another right back onto Narroway St. A left on Evans Drive is followed by another left onto North Street which leads back to the courthouse where the race finishes back on Market Street


For further information, contact:
Chris Hall, Race Director