Our calendar of events lists outdoor participatory sports throughout Arkansas. Feel free to search through the categories or tags. There is a lot happening so make your plans today. Please remember, these are not our events but a listing of Arkansas events that we share through Arkansas Outside.
Oct 22 – Oct 24 all-day Bentonville
In 2018 Western Spirit Cycling partnered with Visit Bentonville and OZ Trails to provide our first venue east of the Rockies. After that inaugural event, we’re 100% convinced that it needs to be a yearly thing.[...]
Oct 23 all-day The Momentary
A Weekend in the Bluffs Designed to be challenging and rewarding with elevation gain throughout, loose gravel and pavement only at the start and finish, Big Sugar offers something even more — an experience. As[...]
Oct 24 all-day Lake Wedington Recreation
From the Lake Wedington Recreation Area just west of Fayetteville, the Chinkapin Hollow Gravel Grinder is the region’s newest gravel focused event – featuring a day full of gravel racing in the Ozark National Forest![...]
Oct 29 – Oct 31 all-day Blanchard Springs
Three Days Of The Legendary Syllamo Trail System The trail name dates back to an 1800s resident of the area. Eventually, the name was anglicized to its current form – Sylamore (SIL-a-more). You’ll notice all[...]
Oct 29 all-day
7:00 AM Start – Petit Jean Pavilion (near visitor center) Lunch will be provided at Mt Magazine Post Ride Celebration – Petit Jean Pavilion Route: AWARDS – Prize Money Climbs (Nebo, Magazine, & Petit[...]
Oct 30 all-day River Center
The 2021 Arkansas 20K will start and end at the River Center in Benton. All turns are marked with large signs with arrows. The race will be chip timed. The course will remain open until[...]
Oct 30 all-day
It’s that time again!  Time to get registered for the 25th annual Tour de Pumpkin!  We can hardly believe that it’s been 25 years and after last year’s “virtual ride” we can hardly wait to see you all[...]
Oct 30 @ 3:45 pm
Costumes encouraged and celebrated! We know there are a bazillion events in this town, but let the locals show you how to do it properly. The Pedaler’s Pub team has a stellar course mapped out,[...]
Oct 31 all-day Lake Sylvia
This was so fun last year, so come join us for a day of gravel at Lake Sylvia! Preregistration only, there will be no on-site registration. We’ll give you a bib number so we make[...]
Nov 6 all-day War Memorial Park
The SHAM Squad is super stoked to be hosting the Arkansas State Cyclocross Championship this year and we’ve got an epic venue lined up! On November 6 come join us at War Memorial Park in[...]
Nov 6 all-day Walker Park
What is the Joe Martin Gran Fondo? Love to ride?  This event has options for everyone!  Road riding, gravel grinder, paved trail system; there are courses for all riders, no matter your comfort level!  Bring[...]
Nov 6 all-day Lake Fort Smith State Park
The Razorback Running Revival takes advantage of the natural beauty and splendor provided by the famed Ozark Highlands Trail, the Shores Lake Loop in the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest, and the trails associated with beautiful[...]
Nov 6 all-day Slaughter Pen Hollow
TrailFest for MS is an off-road duathlon event consisting of four separate event dates to make a four-part series.  All races are Trail Run > Mtn Bike > Trail Run.  Events will have at minimum men’s[...]
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Pinnacle Mountain Little Maumelle Boat Ramp
Event Summary: Race The Base Trail Run is a 4 mile Trail Run with a mixture of paved trail, gravel road, and technical singletrack. We’ll have technical t-shirts this year! Event Details for Race The[...]
Nov 11 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Rapp's Barren Taproom
Beers & Exercise This is a monthly fun run and ALL are welcome. We “Run from Rapp’s” the second Thursday of each month at 5:45 p.m. We run together and drink together. After our run, we enjoy[...]
Nov 12 – Nov 14 all-day Northwoods Trails/Cedar Glades
This 3rd annual wicked 3-day Mountain Bike Festival returns to Hot Springs, November 12-14, 2021. Make plans now to attend! Updates will be made throughout the year leading up to this event! 🤘 The Güdrun[...]
Nov 13 all-day Lake Leatherwood, Eureka Springs
Join the WOLF PACK for this mixed terrain 1/2 Marathon & 10K in Lake Leatherwood City Park! A code will be provided in your confirmation email to order your race shirt online. Shirts can take[...]
Nov 13 all-day Hot Springs Convention Center
The Spa Running Festival presented by Window Mart – Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1K Squirt Race Come Run With Us, November 13, through beautiful Hot Springs National Park! It’s a BIG year for the[...]
Nov 13 – Nov 14 all-day Blowing Springs
The Back 40 Run will be held on the second weekend in November. Come experience some of the best trail systems in northwest Arkansas. The Back 40 and Little Sugar. The Back 40 opened in[...]
Nov 20 all-day Devil's Den State Park
Join the WOLF PACK for this mixed terrain 1/2 Marathon & 10K in Devil’s Den State Park! An Arkansas icon, this special place is nestled in Lee Creek Valley with unique characteristics such as rock[...]
Nov 20 – Nov 21 all-day Downtown Little Rock
8-hour time limit The Little Rock Marathon is a USATF certified course (AR18002WJT) The Little Rock Marathon is a Boston Qualifier (see Boston Athletics Association for qualifying times) Walkers are welcome in all race weekend events Early[...]
Nov 20 all-day Cotter Schools
18th Annual WRM! Welcome! Race Day is Saturday, November 20, 2021 Boston Qualifier! All races start at 7:00 am Shoe Recycling Drive – bring us your old shoes! Redesigned Course!  Still flat and fast! Flat Course along the[...]
Nov 25 all-day Go Running
Go! Time: 8:00am  (Tom’s Tiny Trot : 7:50am) Register Here! A Thanksgiving Day Tradition.   For 10 years, Go! Running has hosted the Go!bbler Turkey Trot in Little Rock. This 3, 4, or 6.5-mile family fun[...]
Dec 4 all-day Byrd's Adventure Center
The High in the Ozarks gravel ride consists of your choice of a 74-mile long course or a 45-mile short course starting and finishing at Byrd’s Adventure Center. What High in the Ozarks Is… This[...]
Dec 4 all-day Shangri La
Shangri La is located 25 miles west of Hot Springs and 12 miles east of Mount Ida off of Hwy 270. You will turn onto Shangri-La Drive and make the first left which is OLD[...]
Dec 4 all-day
Introducing the ‘WANGO TANGO’ – a rowdy 4-hour ENDURANCE mountain bike race coming to City Lake in Siloam Springs, Arkansas on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Racing starts at 4 PM and ends at 8 pm![...]
Dec 9 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Rapp's Barren Taproom
Beers & Exercise This is a monthly fun run and ALL are welcome. We “Run from Rapp’s” the second Thursday of each month at 5:45 p.m. We run together and drink together. After our run, we enjoy[...]
Dec 11 all-day Devil's Den State Park
2021 will be the 10th year for the Devils Den Trail Race.  The Devils Den Trail Race is a trail run/race at Devils Den State Park directed by Extreme Events, LLC.  There are three courses/distances. [...]
Dec 11 all-day Fayetteville
Raptor Gravel Grinder Challenge– Choose your distance of 70, 50, or 30 miles and decide if you are going to follow the map from our in-person event or explore your gravel roads in your hometown.[...]
Jan 8 all-day Big Fork Community Center
Also 17-mile Blaylock Creek “fun” run; both events are out-and-back courses utilizing the Athens-Big Fork trail. No entry fee, however, a donation of $20 per runner is encouraged to support the Big Fork Community Center, which[...]