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Expedition Ozark

Choice of 8 hour or 5 days races. A professional, AR World Series, expedition adventure race course set in the stunning Ozark Mountains A fully supported event – no support crews required.  Bikes and equipment boxes will be moved by our logistics team to race transitions managed by race volunteers A spacious and well-equipped race […]

Iron Pig Festival

Drake Field 4290 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR

A great course and event for both a beginner or seasoned athlete.  Held at the Arkansas Air and Military Museum, the Iron Pig Festival consists of a Duathlon, 5K, Fun Run and a Bike Time Trail. The duathlon is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event that consists of a 3 mile run, 18 mile bike and […]

Snowball Adventure Race

The Old Snowball House 128 River Rd,, Snowball, AR

Come join us for the adventure of a lifetime!  The Snowball Adventure Race is the first of its kind to be hosted in Searcy County, Arkansas.  This adventure will start with a 6-mile run to the Margaret White area on the Buffalo National River, with only a few hills, all gravel, and great scenery.  You will […]

Ozark Valley Triathlon

Lake Weddington 15689 Lake Wedington Entry Rd, Fayetteville, AR

2023 – USAT National Championships for Off-Road Triathlon, Off-Road Duathlon, Gravel Triathlon and Gravel Duathlon to be held on the same three-day weekend as the oldest road triathlon in NW Arkansas. Friday, June 2 will be the Gravel Triathlon & Gravel Duathlon National Championships. Saturday, June 3 will contest both the Off-Road Triathlon and Off-Road […]

Broken Sword Triathlon

Lake Ludwig Park Lake Road, Clarksville, AR

The Broken Sword Triathlon in Clarksville, AR offers a Sprint distance, with Solo and Relay Team options in the beautiful Ozark Mountain foothills that feature a FAST and scenic course, one-of-a-kind finisher medal, awards, prizes and an epic finish-line festival that both participants and spectators will enjoy!  The Broken Sword Triathlon benefits Clarksville Parks & […]

DeGray Lake Triathlon

DeGray Lake Spillway 400 Skyline Dr, Arkadelphia, AR

One of the original multisport festivals in Arkansas…the DeGray Lake Triathlon will feature three triathlon distances (olympic, sprint and super sprint), a duathlon (sprint), aquabike (olympic) and an open water swim (olympic). There will be a team category for the olympic triathlon. DeGray Lake is a reservoir on the Caddo River in Arkansas. This beautiful […]

Bad Jack’s Trail Fest

Blanchard Springs Recreation Area 1110 Blanchard, Fifty Six, AR

Run - Bike - Climb October 27th, 2023 at 5:00pm October 29th, 2023 at 6:00pm Bringing together Trailrunning, Mountain Biking, & Rock Climbing over a 3 day festival style event. Free camping, great food, live music and a load of fun & games! Friday - 5k Kick start the weekend on the famed North Sylamore […]