Local Events

5k Prayer Walk for the Kareus Family

When: August 5, 2022 7:00 PM

Location: Fort Smith, AR

Registration Link: 5k Prayer Walk for the Kareus Family

Come out to support Southside High School’s cross country coach and chemistry teacher, Aaron Kareus, and his family! True Grit has donated a Garmin 255 Music Smart Watch (Retail Value: $399.99) to the event’s raffle. You can enter for a chance to win by clicking the link below and all proceeds will go to the Kareus Family.

Broken Sword Triathlon

When: August 26-27, 2022

Where: Clarksville, AR

Registration Link: Broken Sword Triathlon

The Broken Sword Triathlon in Clarksville, AR offers a Sprint distance, with Solo and Relay Team options in the beautiful Ozark Mountain foothills that feature a FAST and scenic course, one-of-a-kind finisher medal, awards, prizes and an epic finish-line festival that both participants and spectators will enjoy!  The Broken Sword Triathlon benefits Clarksville Parks & Recreation.

Brave the Mud 5k

When: August 20, 2022

Where: Poteau, OK

Registration Link: Brave the Mud Run

BE A SUPERHERO- run, walk or crawl the 10th annual BRAVE THE MUD RUN! Your registration benefits the Women’s Crisis Services of Leflore County. 

Teams of 4 or more are encouraged as well as individuals. Young and old are welcome!

This year…If you sign up as a team, the 8:05 am wave is all for you. If you are on a team, you MUST sign up for this wave.  Also, the FUN LOVIN’ wave will not be chip-timed this year, saving you $5 off your registration. Don’t worry, you will still get a shirt and the finisher’s medal!

Everyone that finishes as a SUPERHERO will receive a finisher’s medal and a shirt!  Awards will be given for the top three male and female individuals and the top three teams. 

Get signed up today for BE A SUPERHERO!

Teal Stampede

When: September 17, 2022

Location: Fort Smith, AR

Registration Link: Teal Stampede

This race aims to raise funds to provide assistance to two non-profit organizations benefiting the following organizations:


The River Valley Ovarian Cancer Alliance is focused on raising awareness and promoting education about ovarian cancer. Our alliance is dedicated to providing support for ovarian cancer patients and their families in Fort Smith, the River Valley and the surrounding areas.


The mission of LLs is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.

Fort Smith Colorful Run 5k

When: September 17, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Location: Fort Smith, AR

Registration Link: Fort Smith Colorful Run

Fort Smith Colorful Run is a way for EVERYONE to come out and get colorful!!! You can run, walk, crawl to the finishline and have a colorful and awesome time! Stay at the end for door prizes AND medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in different age groups! Register by August 30th to ensure you get your wanted T-shirt size! 

Check in begins 5pm day of or you can pick up your race packet the day before at Forefront Church from 5-7pm! This year our proceeds are going to GetReal – a program by the Children’s Shelter. 
Smokey B’s BBQ and Kona Ice will be joining us this year also!