NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk 2023

NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk 2023

A New Day for Mental Health

It’s a movement, and it’s our moment: NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk 2023 is an event to gather, embrace, and encourage one another as we share our stories.

Join us as we unite to magnify mental health awareness, build our ever-growing NAMI Arkansas community, and continue to raise essential funds for free mental health programs.

2023 dates are HERE!

We proudly offer participants 2 separate NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk options this year.

1. Northwest Arkansas on September 23, 2023, @ Lake Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas

2. Central Arkansas on October 7, 2023, @ 5001 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118

Participants will have the option to choose the event that best fits their location needs. Of course, you can participate in both events.



Become A Sponsor or Support by Donation

We Cannot Do It Without YOU!

This year marks our 18th Annual NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk. 

We will host 2 separate events. The first NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk will be on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023, in Fayetteville, AR.  The second 5K/walk will be on Saturday, October 7th, 2023, in North Little Rock, AR.   This year we expect over 600 Walkers and Runners!

Each year, the NAMI Arkansas End The Stigma 5K/Walk event strives to accomplish the following goals:

  • Raise funds for NAMI Arkansas’s mission of recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by mental illness.
  • Increase awareness of mental illness by reaching thousands of people through team building, communications, promotions, and media activity.
  • Eliminate stigma by giving people a positive reason to talk openly about mental illness throughout Arkansas.

We cannot achieve these goals without a strong foundation, so we respectfully request your sponsorship commitment. Please reach out or click the link below to join NAMI Arkansas in our mission to End The Stigma!

09/23/2023 NAMI Arkansas End the Stigma 5K/Walk in Fayetteville, AR, at Lake Fayetteville.
10/7/2023 NAMI Arkansas End the Stigma 5K/Walk in North Little Rock, AR, at the Burns Park Soccer Complex.



of Arkansans have serious mental Illness


of donations are tax deductible


deaths by suicide in Arkansas in 2018


calls to our helpline per month

Thank you to our partners

NAMI Helpline

(800) 844-0381

24/7 assistance available

In a crisis?

Call 988 

or go to your local emergency room immediately.