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Little Rock Athletics to Host Trojan 5K and Alan Webb Road Mile in August

Alan Webb
Alan Webb

Little Rock Director of Track & Field/Head Cross Country Coach J.P. Behnke announced that his program will host a 5K and Road Mile race featuring Trojan assistant coach and American mile record holder Alan Webb.

The races will take place on Saturday, Aug. 29, and registrants participating in the road mile will get to compete against Webb. To register, click here or contact Behnke at 586-224-5112 or at

Registration before the day of the event is just $25 with race day registration costing $30. UA Little Rock students can register for only $10. Registration includes a t-shirt. Medals will be awarded to each male and female age group winner with plaques awarded to each male and female overall winner.

The 5K and mile races will take runners on a tour of the UA Little Rock campus while starting and finishing at the Jack Stephens Center. Races can enjoy post-race refreshments. Wave start times will be available should registration numbers require them for social distancing measures. Restrooms at the Jack Stephens Center will be available and periodically disinfected throughout the morning.

Race Day Details (Saturday, Aug. 29)
6:30 a.m. – Registration opens
7:30 a.m. – 5K race
8:35 a.m. – Open mile
9 a.m. – Elite mile (Women under 6 min. mile, Men under 5 min. mile to qualify)
9:20 a.m. – Kids Half Mile Fun Run (Free for children 12 and under)

5K Age Groups:

  • 12 and under
  • 13-17
  • 18-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60 and over

For the latest information on Little Rock Cross Country, make sure to check out You can also find the team on social media at @LittleRockTFXC on Facebook and Twitter.