Jingle all the way

Time for Jingle Bell runs, Yule runs, Santa runs, etc. This is what we have so far, let us know of any we left out: December 3rd, 2011 Farmers Bank 5K Yule Run - Greenwood, AR - Race Start 9 am. Speedy Santa 5k - Benton, AR - Race Start 8:30 am. Jingle Bell Run/Walk - Little Rock, AR - Race Start 11:00 am. Young Jingle Jacket Jog 5k and Family Fun Run - Springdale, AR - Race Start 6 … [Read more...]

Mayor’s Car-Free Challenge Learning Fair

This is looking like a great event to learn more about riding bikes in Central Arkansas. Show your support! Click the image for more information. (Facebook page) … [Read more...]

Arkansas Outdoor Activities for this Weekend Oct. 22-23

We have another great weekend coming up for outdoor events in Arkansas so let's get started with some big ones! Athletic & Competitive Events: Saturday October 29th - 11th Annual Raid The Rock Adventure Race - Little Rock, Arkansas (check with race organizers on starting place) XTERRA Epic Iron Mountain Off-Road Triathlon - Arkadelphia, Arkansas (Iron Mountain Resort at Lake … [Read more...]

The Fouke Monster’s Been Doing It For Years…

...Leave No Trace Okay so I took the latest tag for the Leave No Trace Backyard Sessions and localized it a bit. The repeated phrase at last night's LNT Backyard Session in the Witt Stephens Jr. Nature Center in Little Rock was "Bigfoot's been doing it for years...Leave No Trace." Last night's session was mainly an introduction to a weekend full of activities for the Leave No Trace travelling … [Read more...]

Arkansas Outdoor Activities for this Weekend Oct. 15-16 2011

A new feature that will become more timely soon. We have a lot going on outdoors in the Natural State every weekend. We at Arkansas Outside want to help you find those great things to do. So we will soon start publishing a list of things we found that involve outdoor activities for the coming weekend. We expect to start doing this a little earlier in the week but we just came up with this idea and … [Read more...]

Connected in Arkansas

“Tug on anything at all and you'll find it connected to everything else in the universe.” John Muir I recently relented to travel out of state for vacation. We take a lot of short vacations/long weekends in the state. We enjoy camping, hiking, cycling, backpacking, floating and basically exploring throughout the Natural State. But usually, once a year or so we head out into the rest of the world. … [Read more...]

From the Ozarks to Wine Country a Weekend of Toads, Mudbugs and Music!

What to do this weekend? Well, here are some ideas... Ozark Society Sets Outings - The Ozark Society Highlands chapter will host hikes and canoe trips in the weeks ahead. All are welcome, whether an Ozark Society member or not. Arkansas Wine Country Bike Tour - Ride thru scenic Arkansas Wine Country along the Arkansas River Valley in the tour of your choice -- 17 mile, 35 mile, 100K, 80 mile, … [Read more...]