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Little Rock Roadrunners Coffee Run

Leiva's Coffee 6323 Ranch Dr., Little Rock, United States

Join the Little Rock Roadrunners at Leiva's Coffee on Saturday, September 23 for our monthly coffee run. Leiva's has said they will FINALLY be reopening on September 17th so there […]

East End Sizzler 10K/5K

East End 20422 N Springlake Rd, East End, AR, United States

East End Sizzler 10K “Your child has cancer.” No parent is ever prepared to hear these four gut-wrenching words. Yet each year, an estimated 300,000 children worldwide are dealt a […]


Western Arkansas Runners Building 7000 Taylor Ave, Fort Smith, AR, United States

2023 Stampede Certified 5K/10K Race and Timed 5K Walk Saturday, September 23 Start and Finish at Western Arkansas Runners Building Fort Chaffee – 7000 Taylor Ave. 7 a.m. Registration, 8 […]

Fort Smith Marathon/Half/Relays

University of Fort Smith 601-C Kinkead Ave, Fort Smith, AR, United States

The start/finish will be on the beautiful University of Fort Smith campus.  There will be plenty of parking available for racers and a nice shaded green for spectators to hang […]

Heart & Sole Half Marathon, 10K 5K

Southwest Church of Christ 1601 James Street, Jonesboro, AR, United States

USTAF certified 13.1, 10K and 5K courses with a mix of rolling hills and flat areas. The course will be well marked and have lots of volunteers and activity on […]

Cossatot River Half Marathon Trail Run

Cossatot River State Park Visitor Center 1980 Hwy. 278 West, Wickes

Challenge your abilities in the mountainous terrain of the Cossatot River State Park- Natural Area for a 13.1-mile single track trail run. Runners will be shuttled to the start at […]

Event Series Arkansas Ultra Trail Series

Arkansas Traveller 100

Lake Sylvia Recreation Area 618 AR-324, Perryville, AR, United States

The Arkansas Traveller is one of the oldest 100 miles races there is, already having 31 runnings under our belt(buckle). What makes the AT100 so unique among the many ultras […]


Olde Town Square 214 N Washington Ave, El Dorado, AR, United States

Come run and/or walk the beautiful streets of downtown El Dorado, Arkansas and surrounding areas for this challenging, but fun 5K/10K! Join us for the 5th annual MusicFest 5K/10K. We […]

Here’s Johnny 10k

Coler Mountain Bike Preserve 1 2003 NW Homestead Ln, Bentonville, AR, United States

Get ready for a spine-tingling trail run like no other! Tap into your inner Jack Torrance and join us on Saturday, October 7th for the first-annual Here’s Johnny 10k RedRun […]

Arkansas Rasta Fest & 5k & 10K Run/Walk

Riverfront Drive 398 Riverfront Dr, North Little Rock, AR, United States

We are excited about the 3rd Annual Arkansas Rasta Fun 5k 10K Run/Walk with the Reggae Soul & Food Truck Festival Saturday October 7, 2023  at North Shore Riverfront Park, […]

Race for a Healthier Tomorrow 5k and Family Walk

Arkansas State Capitol 500 Woodlane Ave, Little Rock

Join us for the fifth annual Race for a Healthier Tomorrow to be held Saturday, October 7 at 9 a.m. at the Arkansas State Capitol! You can participate in person […]

Get Downtown Races

Downtown Paragould 153 E Emerson St, Paragould, AR, United States

RUN FOR THE CINNAMON ROLL!  New this year, there will be a special Get Downtown Race T-Shirt! The Get Downtown Festival Races include a 10k, 5k, Kids Fun Run & […]

Haunted 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon at Two River Park

Two Rivers Park 6722 Two Rivers Park Road, Little Rock, AR, United States

Race Information All finishers will receive a themed medal. The start time is listed above under Events. Packet pickup starts 30 minutes before the race and ends 10 minutes before […]

DARE 2 Tread the Trails

Craighead Forest Park 4910 S Culberson Rd, Jonesboro

Jonesboro Police DARE will be hosting the DARE 2 Tread event for the 6th year! We had a great turnout in 2022! We are excited about 2023! On October 14th, […]

Devils Den Trail Race

Devil's Den State Park 11333 West Arkansas Hwy. 74, West Fork, AR, United States

Description 2023 will be the 12th year for the Devils Den Trail Race.  The Devils Den Trail Race is a trail run/race at Devils Den State Park directed by Extreme […]

Creep ‘N Crawl Half/5K & Lil’ Monsters Dash

Two Rivers Park 6722 Two Rivers Park Road, Little Rock, AR, United States

The Creep ‘N Crawl Half/5K & Lil’ Monsters Dash is a family-oriented event offering some Halloween fun with a healthy dose of physical fitness. Grab the scariest, funniest, wildest, goofiest, […]

Hare Mountain 100

Haw Creek Falls Recreation Area Hagarville, AR, United States

The Hare Mountain 100 is a point-to-point 100-mile run, that incorporates 2 scenic spur loops, along the Ozark Highlands Trail in the Northwestern part of Arkansas across the Boston Mountain […]

Arkansas 20k

Boys And Girls Clubs Of Saline County 1810 Citizens Dr, Benton, AR, United States

The Arkansas 20K will start and end at the River Center in Benton. All turns are marked with large signs with arrows. The race will be chip timed. The course […]

City of Colleges Half Marathon

Buffalo Alumni Hall 2490 Bruce St, Conway, AR, United States

Half marathon, 10K, 5K and Fun Run running festival.  The half marathon distance will take runners through the city and into the countryside on the streets of Conway, Arkansas.  Runners […]