Walmart NWA Championship opens registration for LPGA 5K

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The LPGA 5K to benefit Mercy will return this fall and kick off the weeklong schedule of family events that coincide with Walmart’s Northwest Arkansas LPGA Championship.

This year, the 5K course will begin and end at the Walmart AMP in Rogers. Local businesses are invited to participate in the Corporate Challenge, competing for the title of Fittest and Fastest Office in NWA.

Volunteer registration for the 2022 Championship is also now available. The tournament needs around 750 volunteers from September 17-25. There are a variety of committees and positions available for all ages, including marshals, step scorers, and golf cart shuttle drivers. Registration includes two golf shirts, headgear, four tournament tickets, meals on scheduled volunteer days and a gift bag.

Additionally, tickets are now on sale for the championship, as well as the BITE NW Arkansas series of events, including the BITE Experience at the LPGA.

Registration for the race will be offered at a reduced rate of $15 from June 1-5. From June 6 to September 16, registration will be $20. Participants and guests are invited to Choctaw Plaza for a free breakfast, lawn games and post-race vendor display.

Click HERE to register for the 5K. Volunteer registration can be done HERE.

For more information on the 2022 championship, 5K and volunteer opportunities, visit and follow the tournament on social media.

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