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.


Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm David's Trail / Lake Norfork / Rocking Chair Resort
CHALLENGE YOURSELF David’s Trail Endurance Run offers a challenging course though the Ozarks along beautiful Lake Norfork.  A great mix of single and double track take you pretty well through 5000 + ft. in elevation[...]
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Salem Trailhead
The Team Loco Marathon and Half Marathon were born three years ago over breakfast as some of the members of Team Loco licked our wounds in the lobby of a hotel room in Memphis, TN.[...]
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Upper Buffalo Trails
In partnership with the Ozark Off-Road Cyclists, the IMBA Arkansas Trail Crew will be hosting a Trail Building and Maintenance School on Saturday, January 20th in Red Star, Arkansas. This educational opportunity will be an introduction to the[...]
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Bluffton Preserve
The Nature Conservancy will be hosting a volunteer work day for the Bluffton Multi-Use Trail System near Clinton, Arkansas. Come out to help build sustainable mountain biking and hiking trails in a stunning setting in[...]
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 5:00 pm Red Star
UPDATE: Route Map Available In the middle of winter, in the middle of nowhere… and the most fun you’ll have on your bike all year. The Ozark Off-Road Cyclists (or OORC) is stoked to present[...]
Jan 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Auto Services Company
5K run to benefit Mountain Home Overcomers Ministry. “May last years trials be your New Year’s Testimony!” Advance Tickets $25
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am John McConnell Stadium
Freezin for a Reason is for runners and walkers of all abilities. We offer a 10K, 5K, and the Lap for life for families and their children to take one lap around the track to[...]
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Burns Park Soccer Complex
Race Info: Date: February 3, 2018 Time: 9 am Fee: $20 Arkansas’ fastest and most scenic 15K! 100% paved course travels along the Arkansas River, Old Rock Quarry, Burns Park and more. Arkansas’ fastest and[...]
Feb 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Cadron Trails
We have a few reroutes, tread buffing, and might have a few special tricks up our sleeves
Feb 10 @ 8:00 am The Delta
The Mississippi River Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K provide a distance for all abilities in the beautiful Arkansas/Mississippi delta region. It is a point to point race in which runners either start at Lake Chicot[...]
Feb 11 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Riverfront Pavilion
Fort Smith Marathon and Half Marathon – This one’s got GRIT! Just like the colorful characters that got Fort Smith going: soldiers and settlers…cowboys and Indians…lawmen and outlaws…madams and nuns. That same no-nonsense, adventurous, pioneering[...]
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm First United Methodist Church, Benton
This second annual 5k and family fun run. This run is hosted by the GIFT Class of Benton First United Methodist Church, proceeds got to help support this class in their community based missions and[...]
Feb 17 all-day Echo Canyon Resort
*A 48 mile Point to Point challenge with 5000ft of climbing. 40 of it single track, 6 miles of scenic dirt roads, and 2 mile of pavement in the start loop. All distances are approximate *Route may vary depending on[...]
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Allsopp Park
We have got some work to do at Allsopp Park. Meet at the parking area near the tennis courts. There will be dirt work and some vegetation removal. Bring your favorite trail tool and work[...]
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day Mountain Harbor
Ankles of Steel…Iron Will.  That’s what you’ll need to take on the LOViT challenge – an endurance run of rocky, rolling hills and ridge lines that will take you along the southern rim of one of[...]
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day Hot Springs Convention Center
The 3 day self contained ride leaves from the Convention Center parking lot and goes counter clock-wise around Lake Ouachita with camping at Irons Fork and Crystal Springs camps. Register for the ride on the[...]
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“The Beat Goes On” 5K Run/Walk is an event presented by the Saline Memorial Health Foundation and SMH Heart and Vascular Services. All proceeds will benefit the SMH Foundation Cardiac Assistance Fund, which supports cardiac[...]
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Best Western Inn
The Victorian Classic is among the most scenic of runs in the region. Challenging hills, flat and fast ridge running stretches offer hillside views of hardwood forests and historic buildings. The Eureka Springs Rotary brings[...]
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Hazel Valley Ranch
Riding one of the most challenging gravel routes (HVGP Loop) in NWA. Epic climbs & long descents. 55 miles, 6000+ climbing, smack dab in the beautiful Ozark National Forest! A classic ride in the Ozarks,[...]
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day Downtown Little Rock
Celebrate the 16th Annual Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Little Rockers Kids Marathon on March 2-4, 2018! The Little Rock Marathon and companion races are a running and walking tour through the[...]
Mar 3 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Norfork River Resort - The McCumber Family Business
Sylamore Ranger District The 1.2-million acre Ozark-St. Francis National Forests offer endless opportunities for adventure. As one of America’s most scenic and picturesque areas, the Ozark-St. Francis provides a lot of the “natural” in the[...]
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Boyle Park
Projects Litter Pickup – numerous teams to form Limb and Brush Pile Building – numerous teams to form and work behind special brush and limb cutting teams Limb and Brush Hauling – 6-8 sturdy teens[...]
Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Pedaler’s Pub
Get your wardrobe assistant, milliner, mustache wax, and jewelry ready for NWA’s first-ever Tweed Ride. If you’ve never attended or seen one you should definitely check it out. Beautiful outfits and usually quite a few[...]
Mar 24 – Mar 25 all-day Oden School
Now in its second decade, this unique event provides a sixty plus mile loop and two days of mountain bike touring and racing on two of our best trails. The Ouachita Trail is known for[...]
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Lake Catherine
Come run on the Dam Mountain Trail at Lake Catherine State Park. This is a technical run as the trail has rocks, downed trees and such. Arkansas Getting Everyone Outside Event 501(c)(3) Non Profit
Mar 30 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm Gulley Park
Our Mission To positively impact our community by providing access to health and fitness opportunities and financially supporting academic excellence. Events and Youth Programs Youth Running Clubs Summer Youth Running Camps Family Friendly Community Events[...]
Mar 31 @ 7:00 am Fayetteville Executive Airport
4 EVENTS – Duathlon, 5K Run, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Bike Time Trial. Iron Pig Festival Iron Pig Duathlon A USA Triathlon sanctioned duathlon that consists of a 3 mile run, 18 mile bike[...]
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Clinton Courthouse
The Clinton Hunger Run 5K or Walk is headed up by a board of residents of Van Buren County. The hope of this event is to unite our community to raise awareness and funds to[...]
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 1 @ 1:00 am Trimble Ranch
The rowdy ENDURANCE mountain bike race setting the trend… The Bad Moon Rising returns Saturday, March 31st, 2018! The CC Riders, the Carroll County Branch of the OORC, are stoked to present the Bad Moon[...]
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Two Rivers Park
Capital City Classic 10K The race starts within Two Rivers Park, winding through park roads until reaching the 1 mile marker near the park entrance. The first mile is all flat. Approximately 1/3 of the[...]