Run The Railyard 5k

Join us for the Run the Railyard 5K, Thursday July 4th, 2024, for a scenic walk/run along the paved Lake Atalanta Trails and around the beautiful lake. This family-friendly event, hosted by the Rotary Club of Downtown Rogers, welcomes dogs, children, and strollers, ensuring everyone can participate. Starting and ending at the Railyard Bike Park in downtown Rogers, this 3.5-mile run/walk route takes you on a picturesque journey to Lake Atalanta, around the lake, and back to the bike park. Lace-up your shoes and bring the whole family for a memorable day of fitness and fun.

The Route

The course takes you down the Frisco Springs Connector trail, a concrete path, towards Lake Atalanta Park. Once there, you’ll follow the paved trail under the road, circling Lake Atalanta in a counter-clockwise loop. As you continue, be prepared for several moderate hills and valleys before reaching the top of the dam. Along the shoreline, the route leads you back to the Railyard Bike Park for the finish line. The majority of the course is on concrete-paved trails, with a short section of approximately 200 yards on gravel.

Race Packet Pick Up

You can pick up your race packet on Wednesday, July 3rd, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the pavilion at the Railyard Bike Park.

The Prize

Specially-designed medals will be awarded to those who sign up for before June 20th.

The Entry

Early Bird: $25 for all ages until May 1st, 2024.
Regular Entry: $35 for all ages until June 30th, 2024.
Day of the Race: $50 for all ages.

Registration is available in advance by clicking the link below or will also be available on race day from 6:30 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.

Register Now To Secure Your Spot!

Lace up your shoes and join us for the Run the Railyard, a memorable experience for all ages and abilities!


Is there a time limit for the race?

No there isn’t a time limit. You should be able to walk this course slowly in an 1.5 hours. If you want know your offical time, make sure to finish the course by 9:30 am. 

Is dressing up in patriotic attire encouraged?

Absolutely! Show off your patriotic spirit for a chance to win the trophy!

Who is eligible for awards?

All participants registered by June 20th, 2024, will receive a guaranteed medal.

Male and female age brackets will receive an award .

Awards will also be given to the fastest male and female uphill runners.

Additionally, the participant with the most patriotic attire will receive an award.

Can I bring my pet?

Yes, all animals are welcome to join the race. Last year, someone brought their pet pig. 

Are You Interested In Being A Sponsor?

Proceeds from this family-friendly event will support the Downtown Rogers Rotary Club in beautification efforts in the downtown parks. The club conducts monthly litter pick-up events on the Lake Atalanta Loop trail, and plans to fund additional landscaping, park benches and amenities to enhance the parks.