Welcome to our Calendar of Events.
Arkansas Outside is NOT the owner or organizer of these events (unless otherwise noted). We aggregate these events into this one place to allow our readers a chance to see what outdoor recreation events are going on around the state. There is no need for FOMO when playing outside.
If you’re looking for a specific type of event you can use the following links:
- Running (Road & Trail)
- Cycling (Road, Mountain, Gravel, etc.)
- Multisport (Triathlon, Duathlon, Adventure Racing, etc.)
- Paddling (Kayak, Canoe, Raft, Tubing, etc.)
- Climbing (Rocks, not trees)
- Trail Love Days (Volunteer Opportunities)
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Three Days of Syllamo
March 17 - March 19
Three Day Trailrunning Stage Race
Three Days of Syllamo annual gathering at Blanchard Springs in the middle of March is old school trailrunning at it’s purest. The event was created by Steve Kirk in 2005 and has become a yearly pilgrimage to the Ozarks for many adventure seekers, reuniting for a weekend of challenging races, fellowship and the opportunity to become one of the SYLLAMOPEOPLE!
Over the course of three days, runners will experience the Sylamore, Syllamo and Ozark Highlands Trails. Winding, climbing and descending through the rugged Sylamore Ranger District including several creek crossings, past scenic vistas and bluffs and through dense forest
Courses…Change Every Year!
50KM: This run will take place on the Syllamo Trails. Full aid stations will be provided at approximately 4-8 miles apart. Due to the unique nature of these trails the race will not be exactly 50KM.
Race Start: 9:00AM
Time Limit: 10 Hours
50 MILE: “This is where the fun starts”. This run will be held on the Sylamore, Syllamo and Ozark Highlands Trails that winds, climbs and descends through the beautiful Sylamore Ranger District including several creek crossings, past scenic vistas and bluffs and through dense forest. Full aid stations will be located approximately 4-9 miles apart.
Race Start: 6:00AM
Time Limit: 14 Hours
20KM: This run will take place on the Jack’s Branch Loop. The direction of the loop changes each year. Aid will be provided at the halfway point.
Race Start: 9:00AM
Time Limit: 6 Hours
Stage entry fee $185 (or) $80 for 50k, $95 for 50m and $50 for 20k individually before February 1st
After January 31st the Stage entry fee will be $215 (or) $95 for 50k, $110 for 50m and $65 for 20k individually.
Entry fee will include giveaways, great race bags, meals on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, custom finisher’s awards along with donations to further support trail maintenance and development.
Entertainment and meals after both the 50k and 50mi. Dinnerware is not provided as we work to minimize our waste for this event.
REFUND POLICY: 100% refund before December 15th
NO REFUND thereafter.
Stage entries are limited to 125. Total entries are limited to 250
Blanchard Springs provides an idyllic basecamp for Three Days of Syllamo. Relax and unwind after your run with free camping, hot showers and delicious warm meals. And don’t forget that invigorating soak in Sylamore Creek!