Calendar

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.
Aug 7 all-day Siloam Springs
Crystal Bridges Endurance invites you to experience some of the best gravel in Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma.  This challenge now in its fourth year starts in the beautiful downtown of Siloam Springs, AR. Riders will be[...]
Aug 7 all-day Hope Watermelon Festival
•Race hosted by the Melonvine Striders. *USATF Course Certification #: AR19012WJT. -Every participant receives a locally grown genuine Hope Watermelon 🙂 –High School Track Girls / Boys Team Competition (Need 5 girls and/or 5 boys for[...]
Aug 12 @ 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[...]
Aug 14 all-day Ferncliff
The Scorching’ Squirrel is a trail race through Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center’s 1200 acres located just 10 miles west of Little Rock.  There are 4 distance options: a 10k (1 loop), 11.5 mile (2[...]
Aug 14 all-day Mount Kessler Park
The Kessler Mountain Jam offers the opportunity for mountain bikers to race some miles on the technical singletrack trails at Kessler Mountain with the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series (AMBCS) cross-country race. A virtual/challenge option[...]
Sep 4 all-day 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 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[...]
Sep 18 all-day Murray Park River Trail
EVENT: 5K RUNNER/WALKER Start Time: 8:00am CDT Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after September 4, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Sep 25 all-day River Front Dr. North Little Rock
The Big Dam Bridge 100 is an annual event in central Arkansas that celebrates the “Big Dam Bridge” over the Arkansas River. The 4226-foot bridge is the longest bridge built for pedestrian and bicycle traffic[...]
Sep 25 all-day Historic Lonoke Train Depot
Give your support to the abused and neglected children housed at Lonoke Open Arms. Run the 5K that begins at the Historic Lonoke Train Depot, winding its way by the Lonoke City Park and through[...]
Oct 2 all-day Back 40/Blowing Springs
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[...]
Oct 8 – Oct 10 all-day Mt Nebo State Park
The year 2021 is the inaugural year for the Arkansas River Valley Bike Fest.  The event is a combined effort between the cities of Russellville and Dardanelle, and the Mount Nebo State Park, and coordinated by[...]
Oct 14 @ 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[...]
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 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 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[...]
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 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 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[...]
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[...]
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
Jan 22 all-day Rocking Chair Resort
David’s Trail Endurance Run offers a challenging course through the Ozarks along beautiful Norfork Lake.  A great mix of single and double track takes you through 5000+ ft. in elevation change for the 25K and[...]
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
Apr 14 @ 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[...]