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 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 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 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 @ 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[...]
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 16 – Mar 18 all-day Blanchard Springs
Day One – 50K: This run will take place on the Syllamo trails. Full aid stations will be provided at approximately 4-8 miles apart. Day Two – 50 MILE: “This is where the fun starts”.[...]
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 @ 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[...]
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[...]
Apr 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am Junior League
The race will start at 8:30 am at the Junior League Building on Scott Street and will feature Downtown Little Rock landmarks, such as the River Market, Clinton Library, and Arkansas Arts Center. The race is also[...]
Apr 14 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Springdale Square
Race Info: The Hogeye Marathon will start at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The race will start and finish on Emma Ave. in Springdale’s Downtown District.  Timing will end 7 hours from the start.[...]
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Catholic High School
Rocket 5K- yeah it’s tough, get over it. The 13th Annual Rocket 5K Race will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Catholic High School. The Rocket 5K Race is tough, living up to[...]
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
About the RussVegas 1/2 Marathon RussVegas Half Marathon is more than just a PR fast course covering 13.1 miles in Russellville, AR on Saturday April 21, 2018. First, the RussVegas Half is an opportunity to[...]
Apr 28 all-day Buffalo National River - Highway 14 Bridge
In conjunction with the 2018 Buffalo National River Biathlon, the TRAIL MARATHON and a TRAIL HALF MARATHON take place on the Buffalo River Trail, starting at Hwy 14 Bridge, through Spring Creek and to S.[...]
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am Pulaski Height Middle School
Fun, but challenging 5K through the rolling and scenic hills of Hillcrest! Be Strong. Be a Panther! Pulaski Heights Middle School PTSA is hosting the Second Annual Panther Prowl 5K run on Saturday, April 28th, 2018[...]
May 4 – May 5 all-day Lake Leatherwood
Outback Pure Trail Edition is held the first weekend in May when the Ozarks are bursting with vibrant spring colors and the Redbuds and Dogwoods are in full bloom. It is also held in Historic[...]
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm MacArthur Park
  The 11th annual MacArthur Park 5k race is for people of all ages and fitness levels… and dogs too! We will once again host a 3/4 mile “Dog Jog” Family Fun Run inside the[...]
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Christ the King
Time and Place The 5K race will start at 8:00 a.m. followed shortly by the 1 Mile Fun Run on Saturday, May 5, 2018.  The race will begin at Christ the King Ministries Building parking[...]
May 12 all-day Pinnacle Hill Promenade
Kendrick Fincher Hydration for Life annual Hydration Celebration. 5K Run, 1/2 mile and 1mile Youth Runs, and Toddler Trot (50 yards) Kendrick Fincher Foundation works to Promote proper hydration and prevent heat illness through education[...]
May 12 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am Murray Park
  Get ready to experience the 5th Annual Peace Love Goodwill 5K/10K/Half Marathon! Join us on Saturday, May 14, 2018, as we celebrate 90 years of changing Arkansans lives with the Peace Love Goodwill run/walk along[...]
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.[...]