Concord Gifted and Talented 5K

The Concord School Gifted & Talented program will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk at Josh Trail Park in Heber Springs on Saturday, April 15th. There will be a $100 cash prize for the overall winner with trophies to the first place male and female and medals to third place in each age division. Packet pick-up and registration begins at 3 p.m. with the race starting at 5 p.m. Early registration is available now through April 14th at During early registration, the cost to participate is $20 for adults and $15 for students. On race day the cost is $25 for adults and $20 for students. Entrants can also pick up pre-registration forms at Jagged Edge Fitness in Heber Springs to be mailed in.

At 8 p.m. there will be a 1-mile Glow Run/Walk which will not be timed. Participants can deck themselves out in over-the-top, glow-in-the-dark gear. Cost during advance registration is $20 for adults and $15 for students. The day of the race the cost will be $25 for adults and $20 for students. Call for large-group pricing. There will be costume awards given to teams and individuals. Strollers and wagons are welcome and can be decorated for the event. Sign up at

There will be food, music, games and a bounce house. For questions, call 870-668-6079 or 870-307-8241. All proceeds will be used for the Concord School Gifted & Talented program.