Jones Center hosts 3rd annual Obstacle Runaround

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Kids from around Northwest Arkansas came together in Springdale today to race in the 3rd Annual Obstacle Runaround.

The race gives kids 30 minutes to overcome obstacles including a mud run, slip ‘n slide, tire run, army crawl, a balance beam, and more. 

The event was hosted by the Jones Center, and the race was open to kids ages 5 to 12. 

“On a scale from 1 to 10, I’d say it was about a 10,” said participant Dez Evans.

Recreation coordinator Meredith Joseph said this year was the event’s biggest yet. 

Nearly 200 kids participated in the Obstacle Runaround last year.

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