Purple for a Purpose 5K and Fun Run set for Oct. 7

The Junior League of Northwest Arkansas will host the 3rd annual Purple for a Purpose 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Veterans Memorial Park in north Fayetteville.

The event is held as part of the league’s annual efforts to generate awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness month.

The chip-timed race will start at 8 a.m., and the one-mile fun run begins at 8:05 a.m. The race course will follow the Lake Fayetteville Trail and is stroller accessible.

Registration for the 5K is $27, and the fun run costs $20.

Those are who unable to participate in the race but would still like to contribute can register using the “Sleep In for a Purpose” option and will receive a race-day t-shirt.

» Click to register online