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.


Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm Northwoods Trails
Visit Hot Springs, the City of Hot Springs and the International Mountain Biking Association officially open the first phase of the Hot Springs Northwoods Trails. Join us at the Cedar Glades Trail Head for a[...]
Nov 17 @ 7:00 am Hot Springs Convention Center
  The SPA Running Festival is an event that has a race for everyone including kids, walkers, beginners to elite runners and those that like a challenge! The Spa 10K continues to be our featured[...]
Nov 17 @ 7:00 am – 10:30 am Cotter High School
Boston Qualifier ​ The White River Marathon for Kenya has raised thousands of dollars for the town of Katito, Kenya, providing potable water wells, clothing and a host of other necessities. Awesome Pre-Race Pasta Dinner and renowned Post-Race[...]
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services
WHO? YOU! The Turkey Trot 5k is open to anyone willing to participate. WHAT? 5k Run/Walk The route will begin and end in front of the Lyon Gymnasium, past Monticello High School, Drew Memorial Hospital,[...]
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Cedar Glades Park
From a 2013 Attila the Hun article: I’ve been riding the trails at Cedarglades for over 10 years, I helped lay out an adventure race course there, covered two 6-hour mountain bike races, a couple[...]
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pump the tires and light the fires for Pump Cross Crusade, an epic Cyclo-cross race at Runway Bike Park located at The Jones Center in Downtown Springdale, AR. The course will be a little bit[...]
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm VFW
  Scenic route takes you along the beautiful town of Cotter, Arkansas.  Enjoy breathtaking scenic views through this hilly menace of a course!  Prepare yourself to traverse multiple mountains along the White River, in Cotter Arkansas.[...]
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Walker Park
Get out those running shoes and head to our beautiful green spaces to show appreciation for Fayetteville’s parks & trails! This race has something for all runners with three distance options: Long (8.5 miles), Medium[...]
Nov 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Go!Running
Story from 2014 and 2013. A Thanksgiving Day Tradition. The Turkey Trot has grown into the undisputed way to begin Thanksgiving Day for thousands of runners across the nation. Little Rock upholds this tradition with The Go!bbler.[...]
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am Centennial Country Club
[product_search][products ids=”1, 2, 3, 4, 5″ pagination=”yes”] Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot at the United Way of Central Arkansas “Turkey Trot”! Before the big games, the big meal, the parades and the[...]
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Center for Non Profit
Most Americans live well enough to enjoy the holidays, but for many of our nation’s Sheep Dogs – former and current Veterans and First Responders (Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue & EMS professionals), that is[...]
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Center for Nonprofits at St Marys
Sheep Dog Impact Assistance’s 11th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Charity Run, Wild Gobbler 5K, 1-Mile Fun Walk and Virtual 5K Run **Registration and T-shirts** The Turkey Trot 5K registration fee is $20 per runner through[...]
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day Sunset Lake
Sunset Endurance Run The 24 hour run will being at 7:30pm on Friday, November 23. The 6 and 12 hour runs will begin at 7:30am on Saturday, November 24. Check-in will be 30 minutes prior[...]
Nov 24 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 pm Sunset Lake
Sunset Endurance Run The 24 hour run will being at 7:30pm on Friday, November 23. The 6 and 12 hour runs will begin at 7:30am on Saturday, November 24[featured_products per_page=”12″ columns=”4″ pagination=”yes”]. Check-in will be[...]
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am Farmers and Merchants Bank
The Great Duck Race You don’t have to be a hunter to enjoy the Wings Over The Prairie Festival. The week-long festivities aren’t solely for waterfowl enthusiasts. They include plenty of events for sportsmen and[...]
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Avoca Town Hall
Check back soon or follow or join our newsletter for details on the hardest fought race of the year. The Arkansas State Cyclo-cross Championship will be held in Avoca, Arkansas.
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Lawrence Plaza
Warm up this holiday season with RunBentonville and Camp Alliance for the fourth race in the Run Bentonville Race Series: The Frosty 5k! Medals will be awarded to top overall and age group finishers. Long[...]
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Lake Dardanelle State Park
Participants affected by myasthenia gravis will gather to celebrate the lives of MG patients, physicians and caregivers, and walk to raise awareness and funds to support the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) at the Arkansas MG Walk on Saturday, December 1[...]
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Clinton Presidential Center
The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together[...]
Dec 8 – Dec 9 all-day Blowing Springs Park
You’ve heard about the nationally acclaimed trails in Northwest Arkansas. Here is your chance to run and ride the newest gem in the collection at the Back 40 Trail Run & Ride. Brought to you by[...]
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am Pine Bluff
Year 8 of the CASA Half Marathon is here. WOW! How time flies. We thank each and every one of you that has helped us continue to grow our event and raise over $80,000 for the CASA[...]
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am Lake Fayetteville
Be part of the longest-standing, holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere – and fight with us to conquer arthritis! The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be[...]
Dec 15 @ 7:00 am Two Rivers Bridge
The course is entirely on the Arkansas River Trail and is a 19-mile loop to the east and then a 7-mile loop to the west. The course crosses the Big Dam Bridge at Miles 1[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am Outlets of Little Rock
Dig out that ugly holiday sweater and join us in December at the Ugly Sweater Race!
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center.
The Team Loco Marathon and Half Marathon was born six 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.[...]
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am John McConnell Stadium
Freezin for a Reason is for runners and walkers of all abilities. We offer a 5k, 10k, and the Lap for life for families and their children to take one lap around the track to[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Hazel Valley Ranch
About 55 miles of challenging gravel roads. About 4-6 hours of saddle love. Several 30+ minute climbs with an incredible view atop White Rock Mountain. This IS a ride. NOT a race. IT IS AN[...]
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day Downtown Little Rock
Named as one of Runner’s World “Bucket List: 10 Great Marathons for First-Timers” in January 2017, come fill your bucket at the 17th Annual Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Little Rockers Kids[...]
Mar 30 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am Bentonville Square
Run Bentonville Half Marathon and 5K Race Day Schedule PLEASE BE ON THE SQUARE READY TO RUN BY 6:45A.M.  ALL RACES Saturday Event Location: Downtown Bentonville Square 7:00 a.m. Half Marathon/Relay Start 7:00 a.m. 5K[...]