This race supports the Assemblies of God Boys & Girls Missionary Challenge.


The race starts at 8 a.m. at Southside Assembly of God Church, 549 Heber Springs Road, Batesville, near the red and white checkered water towers in Southside.


The course is out and back through the Clearview neighborhood, starting and finishing at the church. Click for the course map at MapMyRun.


Pre-registration for the 5K is $20 for adults, $12.50 for those 18 and younger, online or by mail if received by September 17. Race-day registration is $25 for adults, $15 for 18 and younger, 6:30-7:30 a.m. "Virtual runners" may register for a T-shirt only: $15 for adults, $10 for 18 and younger.


T-shirts will be provided to all pre-registered runners/walkers. On day of race, remaining T-shirts will be handed out until we run out. Sizes: Youth M, L and Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL.


Packet pick-up and day of race registration: 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Click for BGMC5K online registration or a printable PDF entry form. Make checks payable to "Southside AG — BGMC" and mail forms to Southside AG — BGMC 5K, 549 Heber Springs Road, Batesville, AR 72501.


5K Awards: First place male/female, and three deep male/female for age divisions: 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-up.


For race information, please contact Leanne Collins at 870-834-1224, or Rick Franks at 870-834-1085, To learn more about the Assemblies of God Boys & Girls Missionary Challenge, click to visit