_ The 2020 DeGray Lake Resort State Park's Freedom 5K Fun Run:
Celebrate our sweet land of liberty and Arkansas State Parks with friends and family at DeGray Lake Resort State Park’s 6th annual Freedom 5K Fun Run. Join us at the starting line in your most patriotic outfit and run, walk or march the 3.1 mile course. Runners and walkers alike are sure to enjoy scenic lake views and the shade of mature pine trees along our unique, mixed surface course (1.6 miles pavement, 1.5 mile single track trail). All ages and abilities are welcome.
WHAT'S NEW IN 2020?
Timing: We are thrilled to announce that we are making the jump to chip timing services this year! Fancy!
Awards: Additionally, we are pleased to be able to award the overall first place finishers in both male and female categories this year. Each winner will be awarded a 2-night lodging voucher (details below)
Costume Contest: We are making a change to the costume contest this year. The overall costume contest winner will now receive a 2-night camping voucher good for use at any Arkansas State Park that offers camping! So start dusting off that camping equipment!
RACE ENTRY FEE:
Though a “Fun Run” at heart, we’ve gathered the best of overall race, age group, and costume contest prizes. Awards ceremony will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. near the finish line.
PACKET PICK-UP: (*PLEASE NOTE - T-shirt sizes are only guaranteed for registrations made through June 20.)
Race packets will be available for pickup at the following times:
Friday, July 3rd from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Lodge lobby
Saturday, July 4th (race day) from 6:00 – 7:30 a.m at the starting line in front of the Lodge.
4th of July Festivities:
No need to "run" off after the race! DeGray Lake Resort State Park has you covered for all your 4th of July festivities. Post-race lunch may be purchased on the lodge lawn at the Lakeside Grill or inside at the Shoreline Restaurant. Park interpreters will keep you busy with an array of fun activities to choose from including the annual watermelon eating contest, water relays, "Underwater Treasure Hunt" (just for the kids), and more! Don't miss the fireworks show later in the evening which can be viewed perfectly from the lodge back lawn.
2027 State Park Entrance Rd, Bismarck, AR 71929, USA
-) 2020 race registration is open • Registration Information