Calendar | Arkansas Outside


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 22 all-day Coler Trail System
Bentonville, Ark. / Sept 22 The fifth and final race of the series wraps up at the coveted Coler MTB Preserve located a mile West of the Bentonville Square. Thanks to Bike Bentonville for coming[...]
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Conway High School
Race proceeds benefit the Easter Seals of Arkansas. EVENT: 5K RUN WALK START TIME: 8:00am CDT END TIME: 10:00am CDT PRICE: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee REGISTRATION: Registration ends September 20, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Batesville High School
  5K START/FINISH: BATESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 1 PIONEER DRIVE, BATESVILLE, AR REGISTRATION for Band on the Run Pre-registration fee is $15 for adults and $10 for students (18 and under). Mail in pre-registration deadline is[...]
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am East Union Missionary Baptist Church
Our annual East End Sizzler 5K/10K this year is partnered with Arkansas Children’s Hospital with proceeds to benefit pediatric cancer research. We also have a free health fair open to anyone in the community!
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Burns Park Soccer Complex
The Fans of Freedom 5K will benefit the Arkansas Air National Guard 189th Airlift Wing Top III Council. Race to be held in Burns Park Soccer Complex on September 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM. Kid’s Scramble[...]
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Lawrence Plaza
Ride Start: 8am-10am – Fall ride starts in Bentonville (Lawrence Plaza) Post Ride Celebration: 10:00am-3:00pm – Fall rides finishes in Fayetteville (adjacent to The Square) at Mountain, Church, and Center Streets. Where: Razorback Regional Greenway Who: Anyone[...]
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
A Bicycle Tour of the Ouachita Mountains and the Talimena Scenic Drive.  The Wheel A’ Mena Bicycle Tour will be staged out of Mena, Arkansas which is located in the foothills of Rich Mountain. Tour[...]
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am Lake Ouachita State Park
Caddo Bend Paddle Duathlon Race is being held at Lake Ouachita State Park. Can compete as an individual or team. Race is being held on the Caddo Bend hiking trail. This trail is rocky and hilly[...]
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Big River Crossing
Big River Crossing Gravel Bike & Mountain Bike Races hosted by Cirque du Velos – Memphis Cycling A race – 33 miles B race – 25 miles C race – 18 miles The Race Between[...]
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Western Hills Park
Race 2 in the Cross Boss p/b SHAM Events series is at Western Hills Park in Little Rock!!! Registration is online at BikeReg here: $25 prereg, $30 day of race, second race $10 You may[...]
Sep 25 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Have you ever thought about riding your bike on the street, but it’s just too intimidating? Could you use the comfort of experienced riders helping you on your first rides? Or are you a grizzled[...]
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day Coler Trail System
FAST presents the 2nd Annual Coler Roller – A one-day bike festival to celebrate our incredible mountain bike community! Mountain bikers like to gather and do mountain biker things. Here’s an opportunity to celebrate our[...]
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Rocking Chair Resort
The Lake Norfork Triathlon weekend consists of a multitude of events that, combined, will push your limits and be the start of some great stories! The weekend’s events encompass Panther Bay Park, David’s Trail, and[...]
Sep 29 all-day River Front Dr. North Little Rock
The Big Dam Bridge 100 is Arkansas’s 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. Each year, thousands of cyclists from around[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am Historic Lonoke Depot
Give your support to the abused and neglected children at Open Arms Shelter. Run the Grand Prix Series 5K that begins at the historic Lonoke Train Depot,winding its way by the City Park and through[...]
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Rocking Chair Resort
Saturday 9/29   12:00 – 1:00 pm: Open Water Swim Packet Pickup 2:00 pm: Open Water Swim  (750m, 1.5km, 3km) at Rocking Chair Resort TDB : Open Water Swim awards 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Packet[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm Ward Nail Park
Mudcross takes place over two full days at the Ward Nail Park in Lowell, Arkansas. The ‘Mudcross’ name comes from what the City of Lowell was described as back when people traveled there by rail,[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:12 pm – 9:12 pm
The 3rd Annual Glen Campbell 5K Ramble will be held on Sat., Sept., 29, in conjunction with Music Fest in Delight, AR. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Glen Campbell “I’ll Be Me Alzheimer’s[...]
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Panther Bay Marina
The Lake Norfork Triathlon 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![...]
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Northwest Arkansas Mall
8:00 am (3.1 miles) The Razorback Run 5K Run/Walk begins on the west side of the Northwest Arkansas Mall, on the outer loop, at 8:02 am. The course circles the Mall before exiting on Steele Blvd, proceeding[...]
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cromwell Architects Engineers
Join us for an informative event as we hear from the Little Rock Mayoral Candidates on bike issues. All are welcome to attend. We will be accepting submitted questions by September 28th to be asked[...]
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day Bentonville Square
All participants will enjoy a neutral rollout from downtown Bentonville into the foothills of the Ozark mountains.  Once they’ve entered the shade cast by the forest’s expansive pine tree canopy, participants will connect with a[...]
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Heifer Ranch
Before heading to the 3rd Annual Arkansas Goat Festival, come by the Ranch for a 5K fun run! Race registration is $25 and includes a delicious breakfast made from scratch using ingredients grown and raised[...]
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am UAMS
HEROES AGAINST HUNGER 5K This race is benefitting the Arkansas Food Bank program and increasing awareness about the Physician Assistant profession in Arkansas. The race will take place each year in October to coincide with[...]
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am Sandy Beach
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm American Legion Hut
Ride and enjoy the diversity of this unique ride. Ride around a beautiful cypress-filled lake, enjoy the rolling hills that wind through the St. Francis National Forest and experience the history of the Civil War[...]
Oct 6 @ 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 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cedar Glades Park
Race 3 in the Cross Boss p/b SHAM Events series is at Cedarglades Park in Hot Springs!!! Registration is online at BikeReg here: $25 prereg, $30 day of race, second race $10 You may also[...]
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Runway Bike Park
Register your 3-6 year old for the Strider Bike Pump Track Race. Your child can race against the clock on a brand new Strider balance bike, interact with professional riders for 1 on 1 coaching[...]
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Melvin Ford Aquatic Center
Jake Wells, Masters AND Single-speed cx national champ, cyclocross and mountain bike professional, personal trainer, coach and great teacher is back for the third annual cyclocross clinic. We’re doing it differently this year! Three nights.[...]