***Special Notice***

Due to the need for social distancing surrounding the COVID-19 situation, many of the events listed on our calendar have been canceled or had the dates changed. We are not currently taking down events as we haven’t received any definitives from most event organizers. WE RECOMMEND that you contact the race director or organizer before registering for any event in the next couple of months. We will attempt to keep you informed as we get more information. Thanks.

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.

 

Jul
19
Fri
Eureka Springs Multisport Festival @ Eureka Springs Area
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day
Eureka Springs Multisport Festival @ Eureka Springs Area | Eureka Springs | Arkansas | United States
DESCRIPTION

WHAT IS THE EUREKA SPRINGS MULTISPORT FESTIVAL?
A three-day multisport festival consisting of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, Gran Fondos (road bike rides) on Saturday morning and running races on Sunday.  Participants can enter individual events or take one of two “Eurekan” challenges.

WHAT IS “THE EUREKAN”?
The name not only is the moniker of the event, but also refers to participants who complete the ultimate challenge! Any participant who enters the “Full Eurekan” who can complete the triathlon, 100 mile ride and 10K run will be known as “The Eurekan”! There is also a Half Eurekan competition which is the triathlon, 62 mile bike ride and 5K run.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

The triathlon is located on Holiday Island, just a few minutes from downtown Eureka Springs. The finish line for the biking and running events are the same place each day which is located in the heart of Eureka Springs on historic Main Street in front of the Eureka Springs City Courthouse.

Jul
17
Fri
Eureka Springs Multisport Festival @ Eureka Springs Area
Jul 17 – Jul 19 all-day
DESCRIPTION

WHAT IS THE EUREKA SPRINGS MULTISPORT FESTIVAL?
A three-day multisport festival consisting of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, Gran Fondos (road bike rides) on Saturday morning and running races on Sunday.  Participants can enter individual events or take one of two “Eurekan” challenges.

WHAT IS “THE EUREKAN”?
The name not only is the moniker of the event, but also refers to participants who complete the ultimate challenge! Any participant who enters the “Full Eurekan” who can complete the triathlon, 100 mile ride and 10K run will be known as “The Eurekan”! There is also a Half Eurekan competition which is the triathlon, 62 mile bike ride and 5K run.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

The triathlon is located on Holiday Island, just a few minutes from downtown Eureka Springs. The finish line for the biking and running events are the same place each day which is located in the heart of Eureka Springs on historic Main Street in front of the Eureka Springs City Courthouse.

Sep
13
Sun
DeGray Lake Duathlon, Aquabike, Open Water Swim @ Degray Lake Spillway Area
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am

One of the original multisport festivals in Arkansas…the 2020 DeGray Lake Triathlon will feature three triathlon distances (olympic, sprint and super sprint), a duathlon (sprint), aquabike (olympic) and an open water swim (olympic). There will be a team category for the olympic triathlon.

DeGray Lake is a reservoir on the Caddo River in Arkansas. This beautiful lake and surrounding Ouachita mountains near Hot Springs and Little Rock is an Arkansas resort state park.

Olympic Triathlon: 1,500 meter swim, 42 kilometer bike, 10 kilometer run.  Individuals and teams.
Sprint Triathlon: 500 yard swim, 13.5 mile bike, 5K run.  Individuals only
Super Sprint Triathlon: 225 yard swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile run.  Individuals only
Sprint Duathlon: Run 1: 2 miles, Bike: 13.5 miles  Run 2:  3.1 miles
Aquabike (swim and bike only): 1,500 meter swim, 42 kilometer bike.  Individuals only
Open Water Swim: 1,500 meter swim

Race Venue Information:

DeGray Lake, Arkadelphia, AR
2.5 miles North on Hwy 7 from Interstate 30, exit 78.  Turn left onto Skyline Drive.
Spillway Trail Head (The Spillway Dam Area) is rougly 8/10ths of a mile west of the intersection of Skyline Dr and Hwy 7.
Google map coordinates – https://goo.gl/maps/Uz7c5ZuonT9pucF18
Entry Fees Priced With A T-Shirt
Entry Fees are priced with a ringspun cotton t-shirt , but a participant has the option to select no t-shirt and SAVE $5 or upgrade fabric to a full sublimated technical wicking fabric shirt for $15. Shirt size not guaranteed after April 15. If a shirt is ordered and the size is not available then a refund will be issued at packet pickup.

PACKET PICKUP / ONSITE REGISTRATION

All participants MUST pick up their own packets.  No one else may pick up an athlete’s packet.
Both a valid PHOTO ID and a current USAT MEMBERSHIP license are required.
NOTE: cell phone and internet connectivity may be spotty please either bring a hard copy of USAT membership or take a screenshot on your phone before leaving home.
Saturday, September 12
Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration will be from 4 – 7 pm at the Spillway Dam Recreation Area. Google map coordinates – https://goo.gl/maps/Uz7c5ZuonT9pucF18 Look for the registration tent and flags.  There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION, but you may register online until midnight September 12.  Chips will be issued on Race Day ONLY

Sunday, September 13 – RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP ONLY
All events: Packets may be picked up on race day from 6 – 7:30 am at Spillway Dam Recreation Area.  Look for the registration tent and flags. Chips will be issued at Body Marking, next to Transition. There is no race-day registration.
Race Schedule
SCHEDULE (Overall)

6:00 am – Transition Opens
6:00 am – Packet Pickup Begins
7:30 am – Mandatory pre-race meeting with USAT official
7:40 am – Payer and National Anthem
7:55 am – Final access to Oly distance transition area
8:00 am – Open Water Swim
8:00 am – First Wave (Olympic distance only) – Individual Males 39 & under
8:04 am – Second Wave (Olympic distance only) – Individual Males 40 & over
8:08 am – Third Wave (Olympic distance only) – Individual Females, all Juniors, team swimmers & Aquabike
8:10 am – Final access for Sprint/Super-Sprint distance transition area
8:10 am – Duathlon starts
8:10 am – First Wave (Sprint distance) staging begins
8:15 am – First Wave (Sprint) begins – Males 39 & under
8:18 am – Second Wave (Sprint) – Males 40 & over
8:21 am – Third Wave (Sprint) – all Females, all Juniors
8:25 am – Super-Sprint – all participants
9:15 am – Food to be served
10:30 am – Giveaway prizes (all participants will be in the drawing)
Awards (dependent upon category) – 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Race T-Shirt Fabric Options and Styles:

NO Shirt Option – Save $5
Ringspun Cotton T-shirt (NO CHARGE) – 100% cotton unisex sizing.
Fully Sublimated Technical T-shirt ($15 upgrade fee) – A true moisture wicking-fabric shirt that has been engineered to keep you dry while you exercise. There are plenty of polyester shirts out there, but this one is the real deal. Both men and women specific sizing.  Example can be viewed HERE.

DeGray Lake Triathlon @ Degray Lake Spillway Area
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am

One of the original multisport festivals in Arkansas…the 2020 DeGray Lake Triathlon will feature three triathlon distances (olympic, sprint and super sprint), a duathlon (sprint), aquabike (olympic) and an open water swim (olympic). There will be a team category for the olympic triathlon.

DeGray Lake is a reservoir on the Caddo River in Arkansas. This beautiful lake and surrounding Ouachita mountains near Hot Springs and Little Rock is an Arkansas resort state park.

Olympic Triathlon: 1,500 meter swim, 42 kilometer bike, 10 kilometer run.  Individuals and teams.
Sprint Triathlon: 500 yard swim, 13.5 mile bike, 5K run.  Individuals only
Super Sprint Triathlon: 225 yard swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile run.  Individuals only
Sprint Duathlon: Run 1: 2 miles, Bike: 13.5 miles  Run 2:  3.1 miles
Aquabike (swim and bike only): 1,500 meter swim, 42 kilometer bike.  Individuals only
Open Water Swim: 1,500 meter swim

Race Venue Information:

DeGray Lake, Arkadelphia, AR
2.5 miles North on Hwy 7 from Interstate 30, exit 78.  Turn left onto Skyline Drive.
Spillway Trail Head (The Spillway Dam Area) is rougly 8/10ths of a mile west of the intersection of Skyline Dr and Hwy 7.
Google map coordinates – https://goo.gl/maps/Uz7c5ZuonT9pucF18
Entry Fees Priced With A T-Shirt
Entry Fees are priced with a ringspun cotton t-shirt , but a participant has the option to select no t-shirt and SAVE $5 or upgrade fabric to a full sublimated technical wicking fabric shirt for $15. Shirt size not guaranteed after April 15. If a shirt is ordered and the size is not available then a refund will be issued at packet pickup.

PACKET PICKUP / ONSITE REGISTRATION

All participants MUST pick up their own packets.  No one else may pick up an athlete’s packet.
Both a valid PHOTO ID and a current USAT MEMBERSHIP license are required.
NOTE: cell phone and internet connectivity may be spotty please either bring a hard copy of USAT membership or take a screenshot on your phone before leaving home.
Saturday, September 12
Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration will be from 4 – 7 pm at the Spillway Dam Recreation Area. Google map coordinates – https://goo.gl/maps/Uz7c5ZuonT9pucF18 Look for the registration tent and flags.  There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION, but you may register online until midnight September 12.  Chips will be issued on Race Day ONLY

Sunday, September 13 – RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP ONLY
All events: Packets may be picked up on race day from 6 – 7:30 am at Spillway Dam Recreation Area.  Look for the registration tent and flags. Chips will be issued at Body Marking, next to Transition. There is no race-day registration.
Race Schedule
SCHEDULE (Overall)

6:00 am – Transition Opens
6:00 am – Packet Pickup Begins
7:30 am – Mandatory pre-race meeting with USAT official
7:40 am – Payer and National Anthem
7:55 am – Final access to Oly distance transition area
8:00 am – Open Water Swim
8:00 am – First Wave (Olympic distance only) – Individual Males 39 & under
8:04 am – Second Wave (Olympic distance only) – Individual Males 40 & over
8:08 am – Third Wave (Olympic distance only) – Individual Females, all Juniors, team swimmers & Aquabike
8:10 am – Final access for Sprint/Super-Sprint distance transition area
8:10 am – Duathlon starts
8:10 am – First Wave (Sprint distance) staging begins
8:15 am – First Wave (Sprint) begins – Males 39 & under
8:18 am – Second Wave (Sprint) – Males 40 & over
8:21 am – Third Wave (Sprint) – all Females, all Juniors
8:25 am – Super-Sprint – all participants
9:15 am – Food to be served
10:30 am – Giveaway prizes (all participants will be in the drawing)
Awards (dependent upon category) – 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Race T-Shirt Fabric Options and Styles:

NO Shirt Option – Save $5
Ringspun Cotton T-shirt (NO CHARGE) – 100% cotton unisex sizing.
Fully Sublimated Technical T-shirt ($15 upgrade fee) – A true moisture wicking-fabric shirt that has been engineered to keep you dry while you exercise. There are plenty of polyester shirts out there, but this one is the real deal. Both men and women specific sizing.  Example can be viewed HERE.

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