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.


May 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
DESCRIPTION Firefighter Hotfoot Location: The race will begin and end at the Fort Smith Riverfront Park (121 Riverfront Drive). Registration and Packet Pick-up Information: Race-day registration and race packet pick-up for pre-registered runners/walkers will be[...]
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Chaffee Crossing
  River Valley Endurance Run is a fundraiser for the River Valley Marine Corps League 1248, River Valley Young Marines, and Toys for Tots. 5K The race starts at the Southwest corner of Darby Ave.[...]
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am Corner of Darby Ave/Ellis St in Chaffee Crossing
Superheroes for Autism **5K is USATF Certified** Developmental Wings will host the Super Heroes for Autism 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run on June 2nd, 2018. This is a great excuse to dress up as[...]
Jun 2 @ 6:00 am – 4:00 pm Riverfront Park
Tour de Rock is an annual bicycle ride in North Little Rock, Arkansas that benefits CARTI (Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute), a not-for-profit health-care organization that provides the finest-quality radiation therapy and compassionate patient care[...]
Jun 2 @ 6:00 am – 2:30 pm Hobbs State Park Visitor Center
JUNE 2, 2018 – This event is the end result of several trail enthusiasts joining forces to create something special. As the only trail run allowed at Hobbs State Park, the War Eagle is very[...]
Jun 3 all-day Big Brushy Recreation Site
Big Brushy, Ark. / June 3 In a remote area located West of Hot Springs, Ark. find a unique course with highly technical terrain and untapped trails. There will be no home-turf advantage here! WHAT[...]
Jun 9 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Saline County Courthouse
Race History 2018 marks the 20th running of the Arkansas Runner 2-Mile race. This race is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Course Description The race takes place around downtown Benton. The start[...]
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am Lake Fayetteville
Event Information Run, ride, run around the beautiful Lake Fayetteville in this ladies only duathlon. Each run will be 2 miles and the bike will be 11 miles, all of which will be on paved[...]
Jun 16 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am Clinton Presidential Center
Go! Mile One Lap. One Mile. One Fast Little Race. There will be different heats, including an elite heat (see below for who is eligible for elite status). All runners are chip timed, results will[...]
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Steel Creek Campground
Buffalo National River Partners, Harrison, AR – Back by popular demand, the Harrison-based modern folk band National Park Radio will kick off the summer season at Buffalo National River with a free concert at 5:00 PM[...]
Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day The Record
Want to create a great place to ride? We can help. IMBA Trail Labs are two-day intensive workshops during which IMBA staff and local experts and stakeholders lead participants through the recipe for a model[...]
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am Chafee Crossing
Giddy up for the Grit 7th Annual True Grit Ride 105 and Certified 5k run/walk Saturday, June 23, 2018 Fun for everyone 5k Run/Walk at Chaffee Crossing Giving the Gift of Grit True Grit Ride[...]
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Mount Kessler
The “Beast of Burden”, a 4-hour mountain bike endurance race, is bringing endurance racing to Mount Kessler on Saturday, June 23, 2018, starting at 6 pm in Fayetteville, Arkansas! Join us at the Kessler Mountain[...]
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cabot BMX Track
Mark your calendars for the Warnicke Scholarship Double Points Race!! Sign ups are Saturday June 30th 4-6pm.. This will be a 500 point weekend!! with Bonzai BMX hosting their Race for Life on Friday June[...]
Jul 4 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Jul 21 all-day Back 40/Blowing Springs
Bella Vista, Ark. / July 22 Based out of Blowing Springs find unique stages sprinkled throughout Bella Vista’s Back 40 Trail System. Huge thanks to the City of Bella Vista for being supportive of enduro[...]
Jul 21 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm All Souls Church
Registration link: FB Page: Cost : $15 The Wampoo Roadeo is a fund raiser for the Marilyn Fulper Memorial Fund. The fund is used to improve the cycling infrastructure in Central Arkansas by purchasing, installing[...]
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 4:00 am Camp Ouachita
Full mOOn 50K is the Ultra Trail Series season kickoff race and a celebration event honoring birthdays of favorite AURA Queens. The race is great for first-time trail and ultra runners, pavement pounders and PRs![...]
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm DeGray Lake Spillway
That Dam Night Run Flat and Downhill…very fast. Beautiful view of Degray Lake and Caddo River Valley. 30th Running of the Dam Night Run 5k. Flat and Downhill…very fast. Beautiful view of Degray Lake and[...]
Aug 4 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Batesville City Hall
White River 4 Miler is the Grand Prix State Championship Race 2018 will be the 40th running of the White River 4 Mile Classic. For the first five years, the race was a 10K, originally[...]
Aug 11 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Hope Watermelon Festival
Watermelon Festival 5K The race starts on the eastern edge of Hope’s Fair Park. After less than a tenth of a mile the route turns right onto 6th Street. Runners will encounter some gradual uphill[...]
Aug 18 all-day Lake Leatherwood
Eureka Springs, Ark. / August 18-19 Have you seen the new downhill trails at Lake Leatherwood? Full face and big boy pants mandatory. WHAT IS ENDURO? Enduro racing combines many aspects of mountain bike disciplines-[...]
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am Russellville Depot
The 4th annual Equestrian Zone Bike Poker Ride/Run offers multiple events and distances for a fun and challenging way to support special needs children. There are 3 bike distances that ride through scenic Pope and[...]
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am Lake Fayetteville
The St. Jude Fayetteville 10K will take place at Lake Fayetteville in Fayetteville, AR. The course will loop around the lake on a multi-use paved trail. The goal is to raise as much money as[...]
Sep 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am Crystal Hill Elementary
Race History The Arkansas Running Klub has held this 5K race in North Little Rock on Labor Day weekend dating back to 1982. In the early years, the race was known as the Twin City[...]
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Cammack Village Pool
Cammack Village 5k and Family & Pup Fun Run on Labor Day. 5K Run begins at 8:00 am at City Hall.  The Family Fun Run starts at 9:00 am; bring your pup, and run/walk a[...]
Sep 8 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am Western Hills Park
Minuteman 5K Cross Country Race hosted by the Little Rock Roadrunnners Club Race Highlights Race hosted by the Little Rock Roadrunnners Club Only cross country race in the 2018 Grand Prix 2018 RRCA Southern Region[...]
Sep 15 all-day Winslow High School
The 8th annual Winslow Half Marathon and 5K Run will be held September 15, 2018. Winslow Community Development Council, a local non-profit, started the race in 2011 to raise funds for area non-profit organizations. With[...]
Sep 15 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am Bernard Holland Park
  General Information/Starting Time The race will be held on September 15,  2018. The Arkansas 20K starts and ends at the Boys and Girls club at the River Center complex in Benton. The Boys and Girls[...]
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[...]