City of Colleges Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k

Saturday, November 2, 2024 Conway, AR

City of Colleges Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k in Conway, AR

Approximately 30 miles from the state capital, Little Rock, the City of Colleges Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is an event supported by All Sports Productions, an organization that promotes several outdoor activities with the goal of curating the highest quality race events in the State. 

If you’re looking for a half marathon with a festival-like atmosphere, the City of Colleges Half Marathon in Conway, Arkansas is for YOU! 

PR Chasers, Road Runners. With dedicated aid stations, cheer zones, and spectator areas throughout, this race is bound to be an energetic fan favourite. Further, with less than 450 feet in elevation, it’s the perfect opportunity to set a PR! 

As for the destination itself, Conway, Arkansas is a vibrant and growing city with much to offer its visitors. From city life and entertainment to the abundance of natural beauty it boasts, it makes for a great place for outdoor adventure and half marathon PRs. 

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. sharp, this race starts in front of Buffalo Alumni Center on the UCA Campus at 2490 Bruce Street in Conway, AR. Winding through the community and throughout the backroads of Conway, the half marathon kicks runners off toward Donaghey Avenue.

Onto Robins Street, runners then proceed toward Conway Station Park, taking a right onto South German Lane before taking another right onto Stanley Russ Road at the 4-mile mark. 

Reaching the roundabout after mile six (6), runners will take exit 2 onto Pebble Beach Road in pursuit of Old Military Road. At mile nine (9) it’s a sharp turn onto Nutters Chapel Road before yet another sharp turn onto South Salem Road. Finally, through a few more twists and turns, runners return back to where it started on Bruce Street. 

With a four (4) hour cut-off time for the half marathon, runners will have to maintain a 20-minute/mile pace in order to finish. This makes it a suitable course for both runners and walkers alike.

Race Weather & Climate

Conway is located in central Arkansas, approximately 30 miles north of Little Rock, the state capital, and about 70 miles south of the Missouri state border.

In early November, Conway, AR, typically sees an average high temperature of around 62°F and an average low temperature of about 40°F. As autumn progresses, the weather becomes cooler and more brisk. Rainfall in November is relatively moderate, with an average of approximately 3.3 inches for the month.

On race day (November 2), the average low is 47ºF and the average high is 62ºF.

City of Colleges Half Marathon Race Results

City of Colleges Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the City of Colleges Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

  • The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM.
  • The 10K start time is 7:10 AM.
  • The 5K start time is 7:15 AM.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 City of Colleges Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $95.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $50.00 fee for the 10K.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the 5K.

City of Colleges Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Race Website

City of Colleges Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Website

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