Educating, swabbing, and running to end blood cancer!

Event Information

The 3rd Annual Fighting Red 5K: A Race to End Blood Cancer is a 5K race and kid’s fun run which takes place on  September 25, 2015 with the kid’s race beginning at 6:00 PM and the adult race at 7:00 PM. The race starts on the Cooks Landing going over the Big Dam Bridge.

Proceeds go to the UAMS Foundation Fund
for the benefit of the UAMS Cord Blood Bank of Arkansas


Our mission is to educate, swab, and run for Blood Cancer Awareness!


Those who do not wish to run can still participate and donate. Walkers welcome!

Officially certified and timed race!

Prizes Available

Age group awards

Race refreshments

Swab to see if you are a potential lifesaving bone marrow donor!

Register Online TODAY!

Directions and Location

Cook’s Landing is on the North Little Rock side of the Big Dam Bridge. In order to reach the race start take exit #148 off I-40. Head south on Crystal Hill Rd (not very far). At the red light turn Left onto North Shore Dr. At the four-way intersection turn right and follow the sign to Cook’s Landing. Ample parking is available at the building on the right near the restrooms and further down near the approach of the Big Dam Bridge.


*Note we run rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, we have the right to cancel.

No refunds are given for this race.