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Attention Runners:

Attention Runners:

Introducing the Run Down Jack 5K!

Now the whole family can participate on race day! Invite all your friends as well!

There is No Better Reason to Run… or Smile.

There is No Better Reason to Run… or Smile.

Two Great Races. Two Great Charities.

Two Great Races.  Two Great Charities.

The Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center & the Higher Peaks foundation!

Jack-n-Back Half Marathon

Jack-n-Back Half Marathon

It Will Kick Yo' @**

Are you up for the challenge?

The Jack Wagon

The Jack Wagon

Don't Be Ashamed

We're here for you if you need us.

There is Still Time to Join Us!

OVER 3,000 FEET OF ELEVATION
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OVER 3,000 FEET OF ELEVATION

The run will begin & end at the intersection of Highway 128 and Arkansas Highway 84 in Hot Spring County. The course takes you over Jack Mountain on 128 to the Arkansas Highway 290 intersection in Garland County, where it will turn around and repeats its path to the Finish Line.

A TROPHY WITH CHARACTER
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A TROPHY WITH CHARACTER

A one-of-a-kind race deserves a one-of-a-kind award. All finishers will receive an official "Jack-n-Back" medal, however winners in all categories will receive a bobble back-end jackass trophy. Not to mention all of the other prizes still to come. Who wouldn't be excited about that?!

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HELP & HEAL
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ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HELP & HEAL

Event proceeds will go to 'The Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center, Arkansas’ first hospital-based facility for child abuse and neglect and the 'Higher Peaks' Foundation which provides adventure grants & vacation experiences to wounded Veterans and their families.

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Challenge yourself in a whole new way… this half marathon will test your endurance and your will power.  Go harder and further than you ever have before.  Runners, race walkers or two- or four-man relay!  And, all for two incredible causes!
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Register Now

Register Now

Register through active.com, mail-in your registration or go to one of our participating locations!

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Be There!

Be There!

Join us April 25,2015! Run, walk, or team relay… or simply show your support by cheering on others!

Date:

Saturday, April 25, 2015

 

Location: 

Highway 128 to Arkansas Highway 84

Registration & sign-in begins located at Prarie Bayou Intramental Church, 19480 Hwy 84, Malvern, AR which is 400 yards from race start/finish.

The start/finish line and entertainment stage is located at the Highway 128 and Hwy 84 Junction, or by shuttle at the top of the incline for 5K participants.

 

Time: 

Half Marathon begins at 8:00 a.m. for solo runners, walkers & relay teams.

The Run Down Jack 5K begins at 9:00 a.m.

Please ensure you arrive early.

 

Late Registration & Packet Pick-up: 

Last-minute registration, sign-up and packet pick-up begins at 6 a.m on the morning of the race, or is also available at our host hotel location (Baymont Inn & Suites, 5321 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913:  Click here for more information.) on Friday, April 24th from 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

 

Purpose: 

The Jack-n-Back Half Marathon will challenge the most seasoned runners, relay teams and walkers with a 13.1 mile road race trek over Jack Mountain and back.  Over 3,000 feet of elevation on a winding road through the scenic Ross Foundation.

The Run Down Jack 5K is an inclusive fun race geared towards runners seeking a challenge and participants interested in supporting the two great charities benefiting from this race.

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