***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
6
Sat
Brent Morrison Memorial Run @ Wells Lake
Jul 6 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Proceeds of this run/walk goes towards the Fort Smith trail system.

There will be an award for best chicken outfit.

Legal Notice:  By buying entry to this fun run/walk, you are agreeing to the fact that there are hazards involved in this activity. You are accepting all risks in participating in the event. You are waiving and releasing Western Arkansas Runners, Jaymax Race Timing, all race volunteers and sponsors, their representatives, employees and successors of any claims and liabilities of any kind arising out of participation in this event. Further, you grant to all the foregoing the right to use any photograph, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of the event for legitimate purposes.

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Sep
7
Sat
Cross Boss p/b SHAM Central AR Cyclocross @ Cedar Glades Park
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day
Cross Boss p/b SHAM Central AR Cyclocross @ Cedar Glades Park

Race Flyer

Times: Saturday 3:00 pm- 5 pm

Sunday: 10 am – 12:30 pm

Directions​: From downtown Hot Springs, AR, go north on Central Ave past Bathhouse Row. At the fountain, turnleft onto Whittington Ave and an immediate right onto Cedar St. Go 0.4 mile and turn right onto Cedarglades Rd.After 1.1 miles, take a slight right onto Wildcat Rd. After 1 mile, turn left past iron gate into Cedarglades Park.Follow road until you see the climbing wall on right. The race will be held on the field behind the climbing wall.

Course​: The route may include grass, gravel, pavement, barriers, mud, stairs, etc., and will follow USAC regulationsfor cyclocross.

Event Rules & Information:●Register online at ​www.bikereg.com​.● enter the ENTIRE SERIES (4 races: 2 in LR, 2 in HS) for $80 to get UNLIMITED RACING at all 4events. You must register for the whole series by Sunday, Aug 18, on bikereg.com for this offer!!

●Open male/female races will have a 40 mm max tire limitation and require drop bar bikes.

●Course, raceday registration, and number pick-up will open at 2 pm Saturday and 9 am Sunday.

●Preregistration closes Thursday 9 pm before raceday; raceday reg closes 10 minutes before each race

●Racers may enter a second category for $10 via preregistration or raceday.●Checks should be made out to SHAM Events.

●All racers who have an annual license must show license at time of registration.●USAC licenses may be purchased at ​www.usacycling.org​; one-day licenses are available for $10.

●Helmets required for all participants!!!●All racers must sign a waiver at registration; under 18 must have the waiver signed by a guardian.

●Payout available for open male and female categories: 1​st​-$40, 2​nd​-$30, 3​rd​-$20●Cookout immediately following Saturday race; coffee and donuts prior to Sunday raceFor additional info: ​shameventsllc@gmail.com​; facebook.com/shameventsllcUSAC

Sep
21
Sat
Arkansas Enduro Series – Bentonville @ Coler Trail System
Sep 21 @ 7:00 am – Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm
Arkansas Enduro Series - Bentonville @ Coler Trail System | Bella Vista | Arkansas | United States

View full details at https://www.arkansasenduroseries.com/

The fifth and final race of the series wraps up at the coveted Coler MTB Preserve located a mile West of the Bentonville Square.

Dual Slalom Race in the Valley of Coler MTB Preserve Saturday night!

ENTRY INCLUDES

•Prepare for 5-6 stages and up to 20 miles of riding
•One post-race meal compliments of Cycle OG.
•Professional neutral support thanks to Phat Tire Bike Shop.
•Medical support by Oz MTB Patrol during the race and dedicated practice times.
•Hydration support and riders lounge thanks to Monster Hydro.
•Slaughter Trail Guides providing an Enduro Timing System from Sport Ident for you to have an experience just like the World Series races with accuracy to the 1000th of second and instant results upon finishing.
•Slaughter Trail Guides also laying out a professionally marked course with arrows and tape. Maps emailed to racers after registration closes.
•Cold adult beverages in marked areas. 21+ only thanks to Fat Tire and Bike Rack Beer.
•AID stations and lunch mid-race
•A professional awards ceremony and payout 3-5 deep.
•Music and festivities
•AES event swag.

 

WHAT IS ENDURO?

Enduro racing combines many aspects of mountain bike disciplines- endurance of cross country, technical features of downhill, and requires adaptability to varying terrain. In a cross-country race, riders compete in a group for fastest overall time on a course with terrain most suitable for a hardtail or short travel bike. A downhill race is a solo run on a downhill only trail with extreme rock features and jumps. Enduro racing combines elements of both disciplines to offer a course that is both technically challenging but also requires pedaling endurance. The timing method is unique as well. Riders are timed primarily on the downhills that offer, diverse segments over several stages throughout the course.

Oct
26
Sat
Cross Boss p/b SHAM Central AR Cyclocross @ Western Hills Park
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day
Cross Boss p/b SHAM Central AR Cyclocross @ Western Hills Park | Arkansas | United States

Race Flyer

Times: Saturday 3:00 pm- 5 pm

Sunday: 10 am – 12:30 pm

Directions​: From University Ave, go west on Colonel Glenn Rd for one mile. Turn left (south) on Western Hills Ave.The park is on your left within one mile.Course​: The route may include grass, gravel, pavement, barriers, mud, stairs, etc., and will follow USAC regulationsfor cyclocross.

Course​: The route may include grass, gravel, pavement, barriers, mud, stairs, etc., and will follow USAC regulationsfor cyclocross.

Event Rules & Information:●Register online at ​www.bikereg.com​.● enter the ENTIRE SERIES (4 races: 2 in LR, 2 in HS) for $80 to get UNLIMITED RACING at all 4events. You must register for the whole series by Sunday, Aug 18, on bikereg.com for this offer!!

●Open male/female races will have a 40 mm max tire limitation and require drop bar bikes.

●Course, raceday registration, and number pick-up will open at 2 pm Saturday and 9 am Sunday.

●Preregistration closes Thursday 9 pm before raceday; raceday reg closes 10 minutes before each race

●Racers may enter a second category for $10 via preregistration or raceday.●Checks should be made out to SHAM Events.

●All racers who have an annual license must show license at time of registration.●USAC licenses may be purchased at ​www.usacycling.org​; one-day licenses are available for $10.

●Helmets required for all participants!!!●All racers must sign a waiver at registration; under 18 must have the waiver signed by a guardian.

●Payout available for open male and female categories: 1​st​-$40, 2​nd​-$30, 3​rd​-$20●Cookout immediately following Saturday race; coffee and donuts prior to Sunday raceFor additional info: ​shameventsllc@gmail.com​; facebook.com/shameventsllcUSAC

Nov
23
Sat
Kessler 10K / 20K Trail Run @ Mt. Kessler Trailhead
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am

Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Kessler Mountain Regional Park / Old Smokehouse, Fayetteville, AR

 

The Kessler Trail Run is a community event organized by the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association (FNHA) and partners to support land conservation efforts in and around Fayetteville, Arkansas. This self-timed 10K and 20K trail run will begin at 9 am at Kessler Mountain Regional Park, located at 2600 Judge Cummings Road in Fayetteville. The after-party will take place starting at 10:30 am at the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse, located at 1725 Smoke House Trail in Fayetteville. Upon finishing, runners will receive a limited-edition 2019 Kessler Trail Run pint glass and a ticket to enjoy food from local vendors and craft beer from area breweries. An after-party only option is also available for those that are interested in supporting FNHA’s conservation efforts without running the course. For more information about FNHA, visit http://www.fayettevillenatural.org/ or just click the website link above.