In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Runs and Races around the Ark-La-Tex

Break out the running shoes and join one or many Ark-La-Tex runs and races. They're a great way to stay in shape and help non-profit organizations. Plus, they're a lot of fun!

Texarkana AR

Amanda Fussell Woodman CASA Coloful 5K

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Each participant will release a bag of color into the air during this run. You’ll be wearing a white shirt that will be turned into a piece of colorful art. Kids (ages 5-11) can participate in a “Chase the Super Hero” run. Benefits CASA for Children.

Location – Trinity Baptist Church, 3115 Trinity Blvd. Texarkana, AR

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Shreveport

Mission: Possible 5K, 10K, & Fun Run

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

You can help The Shreveport Bossier Rescue Missions Life Recovery Program lift up the hungry, homeless, abused, and addicted. The Fun Run begins at 8:00am and the 5 & 10Ks start at 8:15am. It is possible to change our cities one life at a time.

Location – First Baptist Church Shreveport, 543 Ockley.

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Shreveport

No Limits Just Faith 5K

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

In addition to the 5K, there will be a competitive wheelchair and an assisted wheelchair 5K.

Location – Red River District – Downtown

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Longview

Celebrate Life Survivors 5K

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Run along side cancer survivors and help support cancer programs in your community.

Location: Texas Oncology – Longview Cancer Center, 1300 N. 4th Street

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Haughton

Miracle Tour

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Have fun taking a bike ride around the area for a great cause. All proceeds from Miracle Tour go to support local kids in the 17 signature programs at your CMN Hospital: CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System. There’s 5 mile Family Fun Ride, along with a 14, 28, 42, and 64 mile course.

Location – Haughton High School – 210 E. McKinley Ave.

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Shreveport

Sportspectrum Red River Revel 5K & 15K Road Race

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

It’s the oldest race in Shreveport. As the Red River Revel plays on at Festival Plaza, you can run along the river and enjoy the Revel afterwards. The 15K race starts at 7:30am while the 5K race starts at 8:00am.

Location: Sci-Port on Clyde Fant Parkway

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Shreveport

Just for Miles Triathlon & Relay

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Help support a new aquatic center at the Y. You can sign up as an individual or a 3-person relay team.

Location – BHP Biliton YMCA, 3455 Knight St.

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Atlanta

5k Glow Run

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

This is a night run that starts at 7:00pm & 10:00pm. You’re not going to sweat. You’re going to glow.

Location – 101 North East Street

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Shreveport

Dean-Williams Memorial 5K Run/Walk/Crawl

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Honor our fallen law enforcement heroes.

Location – Veterans Memorial Park on Clyde Fant Parkway

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Shreveport

The Great Pumpkin Run for Research 5k

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Run the race in your Halloween costume! Plus decorate a pumpkin! And race to help research in fighting cancer.

Location – A.C. Steere Park

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Mt Pleasant bug

Everything Texas Ranch Run

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Run the historic Priefert Ranch in Mount Pleasant. There will be a 5K Individual, 5K Team Race, 15K Individual, 15K Team Race, 5K Pumpkin (A team event where everyone takes turns carrying a pumpkin) and a 1K Mutton Buster Foot Race for kids. Herschel’s Restaurant will be serving breakfast tacos.

Location – Preifert Ranch (Exit Hey 4000 off of Highway 271. Turn right into the ranch at the stop sign.)

 

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El Dorado

Medical Center of South Arkansas 5k/10k Run

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Run around downtown El Dorado and enjoy the MusicFest.

Location – Downtown El Dorado

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Shreveport

Autumn Breeze Road Race

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Participate in either 5k run/health walk or the 10k Road Race. This race is celebrating 35 years with a run around historic South Highlands and the Norton Art Gallery.

Location – Mall St. Vincent

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Check back once in a while as we update the Ark-La-Tex runs and races around the area. Let us know if you are planning to schedule a race or run so we can get you on the list. Click on the Contact button below.