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.

 

Jun
22
Sat
True Grit Ride 2019 @ Chaffee Crossing
Jun 22 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
True Grit Ride 2019 @ Chaffee Crossing | Fort Smith | Arkansas | United States

TGR100/MTB/5K Run/Walk benefits the Community Services Clearinghouse.

Route Distances: Road Ride 10, 28,42,66 and 100 miles, the Mountain Bike Ride is a 15 mile guided Mountain Bike Tour and the newest addition is the 5K Walk/Run. We offer a course for riders of any skill level.

Entry Fees: Registration is $50 for the TGR , $45 for the TG Mountain Bike Ride and $35 for the TG 5K Walk/Run.

The Clearinghouse is a well-established, non-profit organization located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, that provides emergency assistance to families and children in need throughout seven counties in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The most well-known program the Clearinghouse offers is the Meals for Kids backpack program, which distributes over 2,500 sacks of weekend food each Friday to children who otherwise would go hungry before returning to class on Monday.

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
26
Fri
The Wheel Sucker Time Trial
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Wheel Sucker Time Trial

This event is a USA Cycling sanctioned event, Permit # 2019 – 1615

6:00 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2019. The Wheel Sucker is a time trial for road cyclists over an 11-mile course on N. Arkansas Street/Old Wire Road/Walnut Valley Road from Rogers to Avoca and back. The open 3-person team and open individual categories may use USA Cycling approved aero equipment and are not eligible for the Omnium competition. The junior and adult individual Omnium categories may only race Eddie Merckx style (no aero equipment).

 

Categories and Prizes *:

Open

USAC Aero Equipment Allowed

(Not Eligible for Omnium)

Category Prizes
Men’s Open 3-Person Team 1st Place – $90 (team), 2nd Place – $60 (team), 3rd Place – $45 (team)
Women’s Open 3-Person Team 1st Place – $90 (team), 2nd Place – $60 (team), 3rd Place – $45 (team)
Men’s Open Individual 1st Place – $30, 2nd Place – $20, 3rd Place – $15
Women’s Open Individual 1st Place – $30, 2nd Place – $20, 3rd Place – $15

 

Omnium Contingent

Eddie Merckx Style (No Aero Equipment)

Category Prizes
Juniors Boys Ages 16-18, 13-15, 9-12 Merchandise to top three places
Juniors Girls Ages 16-18, 13-15, 9-12 Merchandise to top three places
Men Cat 1/2 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5
Men Masters A 40+ (Cat 1/2/3) 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5
Men Cat 3/4 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5
Women Cat 1/2/3 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5
Men Cat 4/5 Merchandise to top three places
Men Masters B 40+ (Cat 4/5) Merchandise to top three places
Women Masters 40+ 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5
Women Cat 3/4 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5
Women Cat 5 Merchandise to top three places

* Promoter reserves the right to change the start times and prizes/payout.

Juniors in the individual time trial will start first, followed by adult Open teams, Open individuals, and then Omnium categories. Juniors and adult individuals will go off every 30 seconds. Teams will start every 2 minutes.

Starting point is at the intersection of N. Arkansas Street and E. Spruce Street. (A map will be provided at the Registration Area) Event will be held rain or shine. The team’s time will be recorded when the second member of the team crosses the finish line.

USA Cycling compliant aero equipment is allowed in the Open categories. Omnium contingent categories will race Eddie Merckx style. USA Cycling License required. Non-licensed riders will be required to purchase a one-day license. One-day licenses can be purchased on-site for $10 or through usacycling.org.

After Party & Prizes at the Playtri store, 318 S. 1st Street, Rogers, AR 72756 – 20 minutes after event.

Contact: Tiffany Dixon, 479-409-9367, breakawaycyclingteam@gmail.com

Sep
28
Sat
Big Dam Bridge 100 @ River Front Dr. North Little Rock
Sep 28 all-day
Big Dam Bridge 100 @ River Front Dr. North Little Rock | North Little Rock | Arkansas | United States

The Big Dam Bridge 100 is Arkansas’s largest cycling tour! Offering distances of 10/32/50/68/100 miles. This is a don’t miss event for cyclist in the mid south region.

Each year, thousands of cyclists from around the country descend on Central Arkansas for what has become the largest and most publicized cycling tour in Arkansas. The Big Dam Bridge, famous for its name and its reputation for being the longest bicycle bridge in the world, has attracted cyclists from all over to participate in this yearly event.

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