Jan 22, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Frozen Toes 15K & 5K Trail Races

2600 Judge Cummings Road

Fayetteville AR, 72701


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Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $30
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 15K
  • 5K

Series: Fayetteville Race Series

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 200

Starting Elevation: 1295

High Point: 1825

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 90%

First Year of the Event: 2016

Men's Record: M: 1:07:37

Masters Men Record: MM: 1:17:59

Women's Record: W: 1:31:01

Masters Women Record: MW: 1:38:06


Venue: Kessler Mountain Trails

The City’s annual cold weather trail running race at Kessler Mountain Regional Park. The Frozen Toes 5K & 15K Trail Run is perfect for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance OR for those who want to try their first trail running race. The singletrack trails of Kessler Mountain are technical in most areas, but the views are worth every step of the course! Take a break from the pavement and give trail running a try! 

Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be in place at the race to protect runners and the trail running community.
2021 will offer both an IN PERSON RACE and a WEEK LONG CHALLENGE registration option. The challenge options entails completing the 5K or 15K on the marked course at Kessler Mountain anytime during the week of the challenge.

In Person Race: Saturday, January 23, 2021. 9:00am
DIY Challenge: January 24-31, 2021

  • Both options include the participant goody bag, featuring the infamous “Frozen Toes Socks”
  • Both options include the finisher medal
  • Both options will require runners to be self-sufficient (no on course water stations)
  • The race will include overall and age group awards
  • The challenge will not feature awards


Race event photo
Race event photo


Past Event Dates

Held on Jan 22, 2022

Held on Jan 23, 2021

Held on Jan 18, 2020

Held on Feb 16, 2019

Held on Jan 13, 2018

Held on Jan 14, 2017

Held on Jan 09, 2016

Event Results

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View 2018 Results

View 2017 Results

View 2016 Results