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.
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.
The 52-mile cultural bicycle tour through the Sunken Lands of Arkansas includes stops at four regional museums including the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home. Starts at the Southern Tenant Farmer’s Museum in Tyronza. Registration includes admission to all museums, a mid-ride “warming soup” at the John Gresham Painted House and an Americana post-ride meal at Tyboogies.
The product of America’s greatest earthquake, the Sunken Lands are home to unique lowland swamps and agricultural open spaces. More than a bicycle ride, the Tour duh Sunken Lands is a cultural trip through the times that made northeast Arkansas. The 52-mile loop includes admission to regional and international attractions like the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, the Historic Dyess Colony, and the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home. There will be a warming soup station at the Painted House, used in the movie adaptation of the John Grisham novel. Come for the ride and hospitality; leave with a new understanding of the Sunken Lands.
Tour de Rock is an annual bicycle ride in North Little Rock, Arkansas that benefits CARTI (Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute), a not-for-profit health-care organization that provides the finest-quality radiation therapy and compassionate patient care to cancer patients in Arkansas and the surrounding states.
CARTI’s 16th Annual Tour de Rock presented by Russell Chevrolet will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Five rides to choose from: 25, 50, 62, 80, or 100 miles. Pancake-flat course, very well-supported ride with and plenty of rest stops. Registration opens on January 1, 2018 and includes registration fee, commemorative t-shirt, and post-ride party complete with music, exhibitors, great food, and beer garden.
What: Four pancake-flat 25, 50, 62, and 100 mile routes through Central Arkansas.
Who: over 1,000 cyclists from Arkansas and beyond
Where: Route begins and ends on Riverfront Drive and Brother Paul Drive in N. Little Rock. After party at Heifer International Pavilion.
Why: To fight cancer and help CARTI deliver the most advanced forms of cancer care. Chances are you’ve been impacted by cancer. CARTI’s Tour de Rock is an opportunity to honor the ones who’ve fought the battle. Who will you ride for?
For more information on Tour de Rock, please contact Jennifer Selig at (501) 296-3428 or Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re hosting a benefit bicycle ride for the Compassion’s Foundation, Inc. we will have four different length routes to choose from 100 mile, 107k, 35 mile, 15 mile, or short family fun ride. Also a corral start, starting with the 100 mile riders first!
More details to come!!!
On-site registration will be cash or check only and $50 for route 15, 35, 107k, and 100. $35 Dollars for the Family Fun Ride.
Pre packet pick up Friday 2pm to 9pm at Mule Kick. Come have a beer or two and meet the other riders!
Ride start at 7:30 am at The Square Park
Day of registration starts at 6 am. cash or check only and $50 for route 15, 35, 107k, and 100 m.
Sag support will be on the routes. There will be plenty of fully stocked rest stops and several water stations in between to help keep you fueled till the end.
Finish/start line activities will begin shortly after the ride start, where there will be food, door prizes, finisher medals, etc.
Post event food provided by PostMaster Grill!!!
Live music by various artists starts at 10 am
Feel free to reach out with any questions!
All money raised will go towards the Compassion’s Foundation in support of our local domestic violence shelter.
Compassion’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports the local domestic violence shelter. Our mission is to provide effective and accessible services to individuals and families who experience domestic violence and/or sexual assault and to be a proactive and visible source of related intervention, education, and prevention services to the community. Your registration fees or donations will go towards these efforts and help us to be able to continue providing support.