Frozen Toes 5K & 15K

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Event Information

2020 will bring the fifth annual Frozen Toes 15K trail race to Kessler Mountain. This race is perfect for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance. The singletrack trails of Kessler Mountain are technical in most areas, but the views are worth every step of the course! This cold weather run is followed by hot soup! In addition to Male/Female Overall Finisher and Age Group awards, all participants will have a chance to win other prizes. NEW THIS YEAR is the addition of a 5k trail race! Take a break from the pavement and give trail running a try. . 

When: January 18, 2020, 9:00am
Where: Kessler Mountain Trails


Online registration begins October 1. Sign up at
$30 entry fee - includes custom socks and finisher medals!


Day Prior Packet Pick Up: Friday, January 17
Day of Race Registration, Packet, Chip Pick Up: Saturday, January 18, 7:45am-8:45am at Kessler Mountain Regional Park
Race Start time: 9:00am
Event End time: 12:30pm

Course Details

The start/finish of the race will be at the Kessler Mountain Regional Park located at 2600 Judge Cummings Road.
DIRECTIONS: From I-49, take Exit 60 and go south on Cato Springs Road about one-half mile and turn right on Judge Cummings Road (WC 200). The races will utilize the singletrack trail. 


Prizes will be awarded to the overall top three male and female finishers, as well as to the top male and female finishers in each age group. 


If you are looking to get involved, we have plenty of opportunities such as event set up, participant check in, water/aid stations, course monitors, and more. Register for this or any Fayetteville Parks and Recreation events via Give Pulse or contact Tiffany Hoover, Assistant Recreation Superintendent, by email.


Support this trail race as a sponsor! 2020 Frozen Toes Sponsorship Deck. The Fayetteville Race Series would not be successful with out support from our event sponsors. Thank you to those who have contributed. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please refer to the above linked sponsorship deck and contact Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.

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Results & Photos

2019 ResultsFrozen Toes Results and 2019 Photos Frozen Toes Photos. Check out the fun Frozen Toes Video 
2018 Results and 2018 Photos
2018 Video
2017 Results: HERE and 2017 PhotosHERE

2016 Results: Frozen Toes 15k Results