IN-PERSON RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Race Begins at 7:30 a.m.
Old Tiger Field
810 Bella Vista Rd, Bentonville, AR
OPTIONAL VIRTUAL RACE
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Choose Your Time
Choose Your Route
Create Your 5K or 10K from Your Home or Local Park or
Post your route and photos.
#HeathersRaceforHope2021. We would love to see everyone
throughout our community.
BATTLE FOR HOPE
Heather Ridley-Fleeman Battle for Hope is a run/walk
event held the first Saturday in May each year at the
Old Tiger Stadium in Bentonville. The event began in
2005 as a way to honor the life of Heather Ridley-Fleeman
and raise awareness of colon cancer. Heather died in
2004 at the young age of 28 after a long battle with
following year, a close group of Heather's family and
friends partnered with Hope Cancer Resources to help
make sure other cancer patients have access to the care
they need during treatment and to educate individuals
that early detection does save lives.
life, Heather was a member of the Walmart supplier
community. She was also dedicated to supporting agencies
that work to help cancer patients through treatments and
make state-of-the-art cancer research locally
participating in Battle for Hope, you can help Hope
Cancer Resources continue the mission of providing
cancer support and education to cancer patients in
Northwest Arkansas. Register online today. All proceeds
from Battle for Hope go directly to Hope Cancer
Resources. Individual runners and walkers, as well as
teams are encouraged to participate. Sponsorships are
available as well.
Click here to view the Battle for Hope policies and
Click here for our FAQ
HOPE CANCER RESOURCES
mission of Hope Cancer Resources is to provide
compassionate, professional cancer support and education
in the Northwest Arkansas region today and tomorrow. Our
vision is to provide hope and enhance quality of life by
expanding prevention, wellness and comprehensive cancer
support services in our region.
Hope Cancer Resources employs a highly-professional
staff which includes licensed oncology social workers, a
Spanish interpreter, two certified tobacco treatment
specialists, one who is also a certified personal
trainer and certified exercise specialist. We provide
transportation for patients to ensure access to cancer
treatment when needed as well as cancer prevention and
education to help a patient during and after their
treatment. Financial assistance is also provided for
prescription medications, nutritional supplements,
travel and everyday living expenses to alleviate some of
the financial stresses a patient may face.
Believing emotional support is essential for healthy
survivorship, we offer counseling services ranging from
a kind word or listening ear to one-on-one, couples or
family counseling sessions with a licensed mental health
professional. Hope Cancer Resources also provides
emotional support in group settings.
Our Wellness Center for Hope promotes wellness and
healthy living in cancer survivors by restoring physical
activity through yoga, light exercise, weight training,
nutrition interventions and motivational and
All of our
services are provided at no cost.