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.


Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Natural State Running, Batesville, Arkansas
Start and Finish at the Dorris’ Running Store, “Natural State Running”. Run the flat, fast, super-duper scenic 3.75, maybe 3.869 or so,Mac-Garmin Certified course, certification number 2029010101.0101. Course map at Entry Fee: Ain’t one![...]
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Woolly Hollow State Park
New Year’s Day, weather permitting I will be riding at Woolly Hollow. The goal is 10 laps clockwise on the south loop. Each lap returning to the parking lot. Doing this will make it a[...]
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Join us for the traditional bringing in of the new year with a trip down the Little Maumelle River just west of Little Rock. We will meet 10 AM Monday morning at Pinnacle Mountain State[...]
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fundraising the Black Eyed Pea New Years Day Run 5K and 10K  with local friends and fellow runners! 100% of donations go to FHS Cross Country Program. Start the New Year off on the right[...]
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pinnacle Mountain State Park Visitor Center
This is an official Umpteen Ride for 2018 Umpteen Rides is a free Poker run that runs from 12/21 through 1/1. Prizes for the top 3 hands will be awarded after the event ends on[...]
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cooks Landing Big Dam River Trail N Little Rock
This is an official Umpteen Ride for 2018 Umpteen Rides is a free Poker run that runs from 12/21 through 1/1. Prizes for the top 3 hands will be awarded after the event ends on[...]
Jan 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Blue Springs Grill
The beautiful and FAST Ouachita Gravel Grind returns in January!! Routes will stay the same. 100K race, 50K tour. We’ll also have a 50K and 25K run!! Details in the race info document here:[...]
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm David's Trail / Lake Norfork / Rocking Chair Resort
CHALLENGE YOURSELF 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[...]
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Burns Park Hospitality House
We will be starting work on some new trail! We will meet at the Hospitality House in Burns Park (North part of the park across the street from the large baseball field). Bring rakes, lopers,[...]
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Garland County Library
History of Hiking in Hot Springs features former National Park Ranger Jeff Heitzman. Be not just educated but also entertained, as this presentation includes historic props, period costume, and tons of facts about the Spa[...]
Jan 25 – Jan 27 all-day Red Star School
The Buffalo Headwater Challenge is a three-day all-inclusive off the grid mountain bike festival that includes food, libations, tent, and RV camping, live music, shuttle service, and amazing riding highlighted by the annual “Challenge” ride[...]
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center.
The Team Loco Marathon and Half Marathon was born six years ago over breakfast as some of the members of Team Loco licked our wounds in the lobby of a hotel room in Memphis, TN.[...]
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Village Creek State Park
Village Creek 10k/25k, 2019 ! Mud, Sweat, and Tears! Now that your shoes are dry and ya threw away your socks… Lets do it again! Weather is always the real surprise for this race! Tough[...]
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am John McConnell Stadium
Freezin for a Reason is for runners and walkers of all abilities. We offer a 5k, 10k, and the Lap for life for families and their children to take one lap around the track to[...]
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Burns Park Soccer Complex
Race Info: Date: February 32, 2019 Time: 9 am Fee: $20 Arkansas’ fastest and most scenic 15K! 100% paved course travels along the Arkansas River, Old Rock Quarry, Burns Park and more. Race hosted by[...]
Feb 3 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Rattlesnake Ridge
Join us for a work party and lunch at Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area, hosted by the Central Arkansas Trail Alliance (CATA), Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), and The Nature Conservancy (TNC). This work is part[...]
Feb 4 @ 4:04 pm – 5:04 pm
NWA Spring Classic Road Race Sunday April 28, 2019 The Fayetteville Wheelmen cycling team supports riders and racers of all levels. We hope that you will join us to not only race your bike, but[...]
Feb 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
This year, the Winona Grynder will be a SHAMMY! That means it’ll be a well-organized GROUP RIDE. There will be no race. Some support will be provided. There will be no charge. The second edition[...]
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bona Dea Trailhead
DESCRIPTION Race History: The Valentine’s Day 5K dates back to the 1980’s when it was known as the “Serendipity Run”. 1994 marked the race’s first inclusion in the Arkansas RRCA Grand Prix Series. Course Records: Male[...]
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Superior Bathhouse Brewery
At this clinic you will learn UTM coordinate plotting and basic compass navigation.
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Little Rock Climbing Center
You got to the top, now what? This clinic is designed to help people gain a better understanding of cleaning anchors in an outdoor lead climbing situation. Instructor Chet Tribett will teach the safest methods[...]
Feb 16 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Cedar Glades
Wildcat Marathon **Please note this date was originally slated for the Lovit Marathon but due to the government furlough this had to be postponed. See discussion in event for further details. We hope to reschedule[...]
Feb 17 @ 7:30 am Downtown Texarkana
The 13.1 mile single-loop race goes through the twin cities of Texarkana, AR and Texarkana, TX. The race starts in downtown Texarkana, TX and finishes in Texarkana, AR. The course includes two park asphalt trails[...]
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Cedar Glades/Northwoods
Northwoods Enduro WILDCAT MARATHON and NORTHWOODS ENDURO! These events are going to be some of the most fun events of your season. *Marathon will be an amazing 22ish mile lap. Will combine Cedar Glades trails[...]
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day Mountain Harbor
Ankles of Steel…Iron Will.  That’s what you’ll need to take on the LOViT challenge – an endurance run of rocky, rolling hills and ridge lines that will take you along the southern rim of one of[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Woodland Mead Park
FOOTHILLS TRAIL ALLIANCE and AFFORDABLE TRAIL SOLUTIONS are teaming up to bring you some new trail in the BAY!!! No Experience Needed( we will teach) Physical work not mandatory ( if you want to be[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Hazel Valley Ranch
About 55 miles of challenging gravel roads. About 4-6 hours of saddle love. Several 30+ minute climbs with an incredible view atop White Rock Mountain. This IS a ride. NOT a race. IT IS AN[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“The Beat Goes On” 5K Run/Walk is an event presented by the Saline Memorial Health Foundation and SMH Heart and Vascular Services. All proceeds will benefit the SMH Foundation Cardiac Assistance Fund, which supports cardiac[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Whittington Park
The annual Van Davis Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run supports the National Park College Foundation by providing scholarships for current students. Strategically scheduled for six weeks into the new year, it gives everyone[...]
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Lake Fayetteville
Join Zuzanna Sitek and Lizzie Graham, BICP Level 1 instructors, in an all-women’s introduction to fundamental mountain biking skills. About this Event The session will begin with basic skills instruction and assessment followed by a[...]