Little Rock Marathon expected to sell out this week

Courtesy: Little Rock Marathon

Organizers say less than 500 spots are open for the marathon. Registration is up 35 percent compared to last year.

The half marathon has lessthan 1,700 registrations available and is expected to be sold out by the middleof December.

In 2008, a registrationcap was created for safety reasons. Race officials are getting ready for 13,000participants and 30,000 spectators this year.

The 11th running of the LittleRock Marathon and other races such as the 5K and 10K will be March 2 and 3. Money raised goes toLittle Rock Parks & Recreation.

Registration is availableonline until midnight on February 22 or until the registration cap has beenhit. To sign up for any of the races, click here.