***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.


Frisco Poker Ride @ Lake Atalanta
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Frisco Poker Ride @ Lake Atalanta | Rogers | Arkansas | United States


Frisco 5 Poker Ride

targeted to families and riders to enjoy a relaxed 2-mile cruise


7:00 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2019. This is a relaxed, family friendly 2-mile ride on the paved trail around Lake Atalanta.  In the past few years we’ve seen kids, moms and dads, grandparents, pets and families enjoy this event.  Prizes are awarded to the best poker hands.

There is no online registration for the Frisco 5 Poker Ride.  Anyone interested in participating in the Poker Ride may sign up at the Registration Area or at Clark Pavilion prior to the start for $5 per person. Riders under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

The Poker Ride will begin and end at Clark Pavilion at Lake Atalanta. To get to Clark Pavilion from downtown Rogers, take the 0.7-mile paved trail down to the pavilion from the Railyard Bike Park or drive down using Walnut Street. The climb on the paved trail back up to the Railyard may be challenging for very young riders and others.

Participants will draw one card at each of four stops on the route around Lake Atalanta and a fifth card at Clark Pavilion. Return completed card to officials at Clark Pavilion by 8:00 p.m.

8:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Clark Pavilion: Prizes awarded to the best poker hands.

Creep N Crawl 10K/5K @ Two Rivers Park
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Creep N Crawl 10K/5K @ Two Rivers Park | Little Rock | Arkansas | United States

The Creep N Crawl 10K / 5K celebrates the best of autumn with a healthy dose of physical fitness. Create a new family tradition while enjoying all the fall fun with friends. Grab your costume and join us as at Two Rivers Park.

The course runs on the paved trails at Two Rivers Park and the Arkansas River Trail, combining the safety of a smooth surface and the autumn beauty of Two Rivers Park.    Please note:
Due to the location of the race and trails, some areas may be a bit dark.  Flashlights, lanterns or head lamps may be utilized.

As part of the festivities, we will have a costume contest for race participants only. We encourage participants to get creative and dress in costume for the race.  To take part in the costume contest, stop by the judging table at the finish line after you finish to be considered.  The costume categories include:

Youth – Individual
Youth – Group
Adult – Individual
And more
Costume Contest Rules:

You must be a registered participant and complete the race event in your costume to be eligible for prizes.
Groups and Pairs must come to the judging table together to be eligible.
If you are a group or a pair, you must pick a team captain and a team name. We will use this name and the team captain’s race number for judging.
You must have a race number visible to be eligible for the Costume Contest and please keep your race bib number on for winner announcements.
You must be present at the awards ceremony to win a prize.
Judges will be looking for originality, authenticity, overall theme and craftsmanship!

Little Rock Marathon @ Downtown Little Rock
Feb 29 – Mar 1 all-day
Little Rock Marathon @ Downtown Little Rock | Little Rock | Arkansas | United States

Named as one of Runner’s World “Bucket List: 10 Great Marathons for First-Timers” in January 2017, come fill your bucket at the 18th Annual Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Little Rockers Kids Marathon on February 29th-March 1st 2019. A race with personality, loads of southern hospitality, tons of caring volunteers, a running or walking tour through the scenic streets of Arkansas’ capital city and an impressive finisher’s medal. We are a race for every pace. We love walkers, 8-hour time limit for Marathon race. Check out our website for more info: www.littlerockmarathon.com. Like us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/LRMarathon

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