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.
David’s Trail Endurance Run offers a challenging course though the Ozarks along beautiful Lake Norfork. A great mix of single and double track take you pretty well through 5000 + ft. in elevation change for the 25K and and even more for the 50K. Proceeds benefit trail expansion and K12 activities, spreading the word of loving the outdoors!
New for 2018, the Friday Night-Run! Cruise the trail (and stay on it!) with your headlamp,or be creative and kick it up a notch, as you navigate an 11K the night before you tackle the whole course when you do the 50K.
January in the Ozarks can mean sunny 45 degree weather or 10 and snowy. 2017 race-day was sunny and reached about 70! Race is held rain or shine, sleet or snow! Pack for anything, stay at Rocking Chair Resort, run the race, then hang out afterward. Cash purses, prizes, and post race grub await you at the finish!
Friday, January 17:5:00 pm – 7:00 – Packet pickup & on-site registration (If not sold out) at Rocking Chair Resort
8:00 pm – 11K night run starts!
Saturday, January 18: 6:30 am -7:30 – Packet pickup at Rocking Chair Resort
8:00 am – 50K start
9:00 am – 25K start
8:30 am – 9:30 – Packet pickup at Rocking Chair Resort – 7K
10:00 am – 7K race start
Cut off times for 50K
Overall cut off time of 9 hours (5:00 pm).
All check point times assume an average pace of 16:40 minutes/mile.
Runners not making it through check points at the noted time will be pulled from the course and escorted to the start/finish at Rocking Chair Resort.Mile 18.25 | 50K turn-around: 1:00 pm
Mile 26.25 | Panther Bay Pavilion: 3:30 pm
Finish / 31.75 | Rocking Chair Resort: 5:00 pm