Our calendar of events lists outdoor participatory sports throughout Arkansas. Feel free to search through the categories or tags. If you know of an event that is missing, it can be added using the “Post Your Event” button. There is a lot happening so make your plans today.


Sep 23 all-day River Front Dr. North Little Rock
Arkansas largest cycling tour! Offering distances of 10/32/50/68/100 miles. This is a don’t miss event for cyclist in the mid south region.
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Trinity Baptist Church
CASA Superhero Colorful 5K Benefiting CASA for Children and the services they provide to more than 1000 abused and neglected children a year. The 5th annual CASA Colorful 5k is a 3.1 mile fitness running/walking[...]
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Pine Bluff Regional Park
5th Annual Jefferson County 5K Run/Walk/Dance to End Childhood Obesity. Event starts in Regional Park at the amphitheater and ends at Lake Saracen on the Pavilion with a Health Fair and the Dance Component. This[...]
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Old Post Trails
Course Description The second race of the 2017 Arkansas NICA Season will take place at Old Post Trail in Russellville, Arkansas.  The race starts in the pit zone and winds up a double-track access road[...]
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm Panther Bay Marina & Rocking Chair Resort
Lake Norfork Tri Fest Off Your Rocker Three Day Endurance Challenge Half Off Your Rocker Friday 5K, Saturday 1500m swim, Sunday Sprint Tri Completely Off Your Rocker Friday 10K, Saturday 3000m swim, Sunday Olympic Tri[...]
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm Rocking Chair Resort
Kick off Lake Norfork Tri Fest weekend with a Friday evening 5K or 10K. The Lake Norfork Triathlon weekend consists of a multitude of events that, combined, will push your limits and be the start[...]
Sep 30 @ 6:30 am – 12:30 pm Stadium Square
USTAF certified 26.2, 13.1 and 5K course with a mix of rolling hills and flat areas. As always the course will be well marked and have lots of volunteers and activity on the course. Police[...]
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am Panther Bay Marina
Lake Norfork Kids Triathlon Kids Tri, ages 5-6 50 m swim, .5 mile bike, .25 mile run Kids Tri, ages 7-10 100 m swim, 2 mile bike, .5 mile run Kids Tri, ages 11-15 200[...]
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Historic Lonoke Depot
The Great Pumpkin Run Give your support to the abused and neglected children at Open Arms Shelter. Run the 5K that begins at the historic Lonoke Train Depot, winding its way by the City Park[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Tompkins Bend Recreation Area & Campground
Bike Your Park Day Celebrate Bike Your Park Day & National Public Lands Day on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail, Saturday, September 30th, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Bring your own bike or try one Ouachita[...]
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm Rocking Chair Resort
Cool off in the middle of the weekend with a nice open water swim
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am Panther Bay Marina
The weekend’s events encompass the Panther Bay Park, David’s Trail and Rocking Chair Resort. Register for one, two or all of three of the weekend’s events in the Off Your Rocker Challenge! Olympic Triathlon .93mi/1500m[...]
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm Auto Services Company
Taco Tuesday 5K for Matt Sinor’s missionary trip to Kenya with Overcomers
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day Slaughter Pen Hollow
Slaughter Pen Jam is a three day festival for riders of all ages. Friday’s events on the Downtown Square in Bentonville kick off the Festival with hundreds of spectators and riders. On Saturday we open[...]
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Two Rivers Park
Who we are: Angel One is a flight team dedicated and specially trained to take care of the sickest children in Arkansas. The Angel One crew is responsible for safely bringing more than 2,000 kids[...]
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Benton Athletic Complex
Come out and Run or Walk to support the Benton Panthers! This Annual 5K will take place on October 1, 2016 at 8:00 am. This event will start at the Benton Athletic Complex, go through[...]
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am Mount St. Mary Academy
Seasoned runners, costumed walkers and families will enjoy the Chills & Thrills 5K and 1-Mile Kids Monster Dash (ages 6-12), followed by a Mad Scientist Show, festive brunch fare, family fun and more! Benefiting student[...]
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Mount St. Mary Academy
Runners in this 5K race have more than just their best time to beat! Costumed “monsters” are out to slow you down, so runners beware. Monsters are positioned strategically throughout this fun run’s hilly course[...]
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Sandy Beach
Paws at the Beach 5k and 1k is a run/walk beginning and ending at scenic Sandy Beach in Heber Springs. The race will take place at 8:00 a.m. on October 7, 2017. Presented by Heber[...]
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Ouuachita River White Water Park
This is a 5 mile Kayak, followed by a 20K Bicycle and finishing with a 5K Run. Can be done by an individual or a 3 person team. This is an exciting race! Starting at[...]
Oct 8 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am Clinton Presidential Center
Race 13.1 will hold its third half marathon, 10k and 5k event in Little Rock, AR on Sunday, October 8, 2017! Located in the city that USA TODAY readers recently named the No. 3 best travel-worth state capital,[...]
Oct 14 all-day
The Fourth Annual Six Bridges Regatta (6BR) will be held Saturday, October 14th. Rowers from across the U.S. will race downtown on the Arkansas River.  Participants will launch from The Boathouse in North Little Rock[...]
Oct 14 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Bearcat Stadium
About the Marathon: The Arkansas Marathon is one of the oldest and most unique marathons in the South. The race is not crowded, parking is easy, and the scenery is great! In fact, you may[...]
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am Harding University
Join us for the fifth year of the Breakaway 10k.  Set across the beautiful campus of Harding University and downtown Searcy, Arkansas, this race is fast and fun.  Come and join us for another wonderful[...]
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am Downtown Little Rock
Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created. Every October,  thousands gather in[...]
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am Donald W Reynolds CANCER SUPPORT HOUSE
The Survivors’ Challenge 10K and 5K Run, 5K Walk and Celebration Walk will take place Saturday, October 14th. Then we will go OVER THE EDGE of the FIRST NATIONAL on Garrison Avenue to raise money[...]
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Jones Family Center
There will be a 5k and a 1M family walk available. ArkanSalsa Fest is an eclectic art and music festival to raise money for scholarships and to inspire community leaders. The festival celebrates the rich[...]
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am Lewis and Clark Outfitters
Lewis and Clark Adventure Dash This event has something for everyone in the family or in the active lifestyle. The courses and different distances are designed so that someone can decide to challenge themselves or[...]
Oct 15 all-day Joe Weber Arky 100
Sunday, October 15, 2017. The 46th annual Joe Weber Arky 100 has four ride options: 25, 50, 62, and the famed 100 mile course. All routes are on low traffic roads through Grant and Dallas[...]
Oct 21 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm McGee Center
Course Description The Soaring Wings of Conway Half Marathon course offers a USATF certified course (course #AR08013DLP) that is beautiful and rewarding. The course begins on College Avenue at Conway’s McGee Center, moving through beautiful West Conway. Part[...]