26th Annual Chile Pepper Festival

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Each year over 80 college teams and 120 high school teams battle for prestige and unique Chile Pepper themed awards.

26th Annual Chile Pepper Festival

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The support of sponsors, runners, and athletes has contributed more than $314,000 to Northwest Arkansas cross-country programs.

26th Annual Chile Pepper Festival

Saturday, October 4, 2014

This year, the Chile Pepper will host approximately 5,000 runners and over 5,000 spectators the weekend of October 4th, 2014.

Rush Running

Jose's

Jose's Southwest Grille

Ben E. Keith

Clif Bar

Peoplenet

Castrol

Mana Medical

Bordinos

Creative Awards

Feltner Brothers

J.B. Hunt

Lewis Automotive

PowerBar

Sharp Hue Web Design

Shell

Timex

Tyson

Walmart

Walmart Neighborhood market

Superior Industries

US Army

Race Wizard

Legacy National Bank

Sams Club

Collier Drug Stores

Kennametal

Gymnastics Joe's

Arvest

Richards Country Meatmarket

Ace of Blades

Signature Bank

Hogeye Marathon

World Gym

Newly Weds Foods

Yum Yos

The Bank of Fayetteville

Rineco

Seco

Smith Two-Way Radio

Williams Tractor

Gatorade

Twin City Produce

Mitchell Communications

Arkansas Democrat Gazette

KUAF 91.3

Hot Mix 101.9

KIX 104

Magic 107.9

Blue Cliff College of Massage

Bakewell Chemical Co.

Whittle Truck Sales & Service

Maximum Performance Chiropractic

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Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival

runnersThe Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival was created to bring together three Northwest Arkansas cross-country races under a single event. The Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival is now one of the premier running events in America. Each year over 80 college teams and 120 high school teams battle for prestige and unique Chile Pepper themed awards. Additionally, 750 individuals participate in the Open 10k and 5K Fun Run plus the New Tom Lewis 1 Mile Pepper Dash on Friday Night. The event is held at University of Arkansas’ incredible off road course and all runners are invited to enjoy a Hot Mexican food feast following the race.

This year, the Chile Pepper celebrates its 26th year and will host approximately 5,000 runners and over 5,000 spectators the weekend of October 4th, 2014. The support of sponsors, runners, and athletes has contributed more than $314,000 to Northwest Arkansas cross-country programs. $42,000 was donated to area programs in 2013.

2014 Registered Teams

Arkansas Tech University
Bacone College
Baker University
Bartlesville
Baylor
Belton
Benton Cross Country
Blue Springs South High School
Briarcrest Christian School
Buffalo High School
Carthage High School
Central Arkansas Christian School
Central Junior High
Chadron State
Christian Brothers High School
Christian Brothers University
Cloud County Community College
Coffeyville Community College
Cottey College
East Newton
Episcopal Collegiate School
Festus
First Assembly Christian School
Fort Smith Southside
Gravette
GRC
Hackett
Harding Academy
Harding Charter Prep
Harding University
Harrison Goblins
Heritage High School
Iowa Central Community College
Jessieville Lions
John Brown University
Joplin High School
Kansas State Cross Country
Kansas Wesleyan University
LAKESIDE JR HIGH
Lamar University
Lavaca
Liberty Christian Warriors
Lincoln Jr High
Lindenwood University
Little Rock Christian
Little Rock Christian Academy
Lone Jack High School
Loyola College Prep
LSU
Maumelle High School
Maumelle Junior High School
McNeese State University
Missouri Southern State University
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Monticello High school
Neosho Missouri High School
Norman North
North Texas
Oklahoma City University
Owasso
Ozark JH Boys
Ozark MO JH Girls
Piedmont Wildcats
Plano West
Plano West Senior High School
Prairie Grove
Pratt Community College
Rosehill Christian School
Russellville
Saint Joseph Central High School
Santa Fe South High School
Sequoyah Boys
Sequoyah Girls
Shawnee Mission East
Shiloh Christian School
Siloam Springs
Simpson College
Sloan-Hendrix
Southern Arkansas University
Spring Hill
Spring Hill Girls Varsity
St. Mark's School of Texas
Stephen F. Austin State University
Stockton
Strafford Cross Country
Texas A&M University - Commerce
Texas State University
The Kenyan way
Trinity Christian
Trinity University
Unattached
University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
University of Sioux Falls
University of South Alabama
UTEP
Vilonia
Waldron
Webb City
West Plains Zizzers
West Texas A&M University
Wichita State University
Williams Baptist College