Breakaway 10K


Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8:00 am

Searcy's Premiere 10k Race Event


Coming soon

Race Highlights


  • Race hosted by the Searcy Rush Running Club and the Breakaway Robotics Team
  • Fast and flat course through the Harding University campus and historic downtown Searcy
  • Chip Timing provided by Mac’s Race Timing Services
  • Proceeds benefit the STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) program at Harding Academy

Registration and Start

Registration  and starting line area is in front of Harding Academy.  Address: 1529 E  Park Ave, Searcy, AR 72143.  Race will begin at 8:00 am. 

Race History

The  race started in the fall of 2013 as the final race of the Searcy Legacy  Series.  2016 marked the first year this race was part of the Arkansas  Grand Prix Series.  The current course record holders are: Daniel Kirwa,  33:25 (2016) and Kaitlin Bounds, 36:51 (2017). 

Race Course

The  race begins on East Park Avenue in front of Harding Academy and heads  west about three quarters of a mile past the Harding University track,  Ganus Athletic Center, and the Health Sciences Center.  Runners will  then turn right onto Dr. Jimmy Carr St., pass Starbucks and then turn  left onto East Pleasure, running through Legacy Park.  Runners will turn  right onto S. Oak and then left onto E. Center, crossing Main St.   Runners will stay straight on E. Center for over one mile heading west.   Runners will turn right onto College St., followed by another right  onto West Arch St. where they will head back another mile towards  Harding.  Runners will run through historic downtown Searcy, passing the  White County Courthouse before turning right onto N. Spring St. Around  the 5k mark runners will turn left back onto E. Center where they will  head straight for another long stretch towards the Harding University  campus.  When Center St. ends, runners will turn left onto N. Grand St.  and right onto E. Market where they will continue another half mile.   Runners will turn right onto Lott Tucker Dr.  They will take an  immediate left onto Harding Drive and follow it back around for a half  mile.  They will then turn left onto Lott Tucker Dr.  and head towards  the Athletic Complex. They will then turn left on East Park Ave. and  pass Harding Academy on their right.  Runners will turn right  onto the  bike trail where they will continue on for another mile, passing the  Harding intramural, soccer, and baseball fields. Runners will make right  onto Bison Ln. passing the Harding baseball field and then left over  the bridge into the Ganus Athletic Center parking lot.  From here  runners will head towards the track and enter First Security Stadium  where they will run 300m before finishing on the Ted Lloyd Track.