Welcome to our Calendar of Events.

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SLAUGHTERAMA | Endurance Downhill Race

Lake Leatherwood 14582 US-62, Eureka Springs, United States

This event encompasses the philosophy of our legacy tour in Eureka Springs - Shred downhill all day!! This event is open to all riders of the gravity heritage. Love doing laps […]

Fayetteville Half Marathon

Razorback Gardens 450 S. Razorback Rd, Fayetteville, AR, United States

Four distances to choose from...half marathon, 10K, 5K and fun run. The race will visit some of Fayetteville's most unique spots. There are also virtual options.

LOViT Trail Marathon

Shangri La Resort Nature Trail, Mt Ida, AR, United States

Registration will be set up 500 ft down OLD HWY 270. Parking will be at that location and along the road. The course will be on the Lake Ouachita Vista […]

Chocolate Roll

Downtown Leslie, AR Main & Oak Street, Leslie, United States

The Searcy County Chocolate Roll Bicycle Ride is on Saturday 12-2! 9 am start. This is a fun, donation-only ride that has 2 routes; a 14 miler and a 19 […]

Ozark Ramble – Volunteer Day

Ricketts Mountain FS-1204C, Mount Judea, United States

The Ozark Ramble is a volunteer day the first weekend of every December. This event allows us to give back to the places we love and need to protect! From […]

The Pie Ride

Downtown Keo 226 Main Street, Keo, AR, United States

The Pie Ride is proud to be the official cycling event of the Arkansas Pecan Festival! Join us for a 35-mile ride on the (all paved) roads around Keo, Arkansas, […]

Intro to Multi-Day Hiking

Hobbs State Park Visitor Center 20201 East Hwy. 12, Rogers, AR, United States

Embark on an unforgettable adventure in the stunning Hobbs Park as we delve into the world of overnight hiking. Led by experienced guides, this course is designed for beginners, offering […]

Downtown Little Rock Master Plan Community Visioning Workshop

Robinson Auditorium - Still Ballroom 426 W Markham St, Little Rock, United States

After tremendous input from your and your neighbors, the Downtown Master Plan is ready for its next step: Establishing Big Ideas for the Future of Downtown! Please join us on Monday, December 4th at […]

Santa Shuffle

Joe Mack Campbell Park 3021 Dan Avenue, Jonesboro, United States

You don't want to miss your only opportunity to walk or run through "THE" biggest and best Christmas display in our region. This unique, family friendly event features over 450,000 […]

Spirit of Syllamo

Blanchard Springs Recreation Area 1110 Blanchard, Fifty Six, AR, United States

A true feat of strength & determination. Experience 100 miles of some of the most challenging terrain in the South. The course begins with a 35 Loop of the Epic […]

Jacob Wells 3 Bridges Marathon

River Mountain Park River Mountain Road, Little Rock, United States

Aid Stations, Restrooms, and Medical Support There are 10 aid stations that average nearly every mile. There are numerous restrooms, including permanent restrooms on the River Trail and portable ones […]

National Guard GRIT Beast Challenge

Mount Nebo State Park 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR, United States

A race experience built with everyone in mind. Mountain biking, running, or both, we will provide a live race atop the BEAUTIFUL Mt. Nebo! All proceeds from the race will […]

Red Lick Mountain Bike Trail Grand Opening

Red Lick Mountain Bike Park Hub GHV2+35R, Clarksville, United States

It's been a long time coming, and we are so excited to finally get our trail system open officially! Mountain bike enthusiasts gear-up and get ready to ride these super […]

Raid the Rock 2023

Central Arkansas , United States

RACE LOCATION We are excited to be in the Central Region of Arkansas for the 2023 Race. Check out Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau for lodging and dining options. RACE COURSES […]

Raid the Rock Adventure Race

Downtown Little Rock - Broadway & Markhan Broadway & Markham, Little Rock, AR, United States

Raid the Rock 8-Hour Adventure Race The 2023 Raid the Rock Traditional/Intermediate course will be an 8-hour adventure race that covers approximately 40-50 miles of wilderness terrain mountain biking, trekking/running, […]

Ugly Sweater 5K

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

Dig out that ugly holiday sweater and celebrates the best of the season with a healthy dose of physical fitness! Part of the Run Local Race Series. For more information, […]

2nd Annual Central Arkansas’ Last Chance Run

War Memorial Park 5101 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR

Please join local running clubs including the Arkansas Running Klub, Cabot Country Cruisers, Conway Running Club, Little Rock Roadrunners, Saline County Striders and the Spa Pacers on Saturday, December 30th at 9 AM for the 2nd Annual Central Arkansas' […]

Ouachita Gravel Grind p/b SHAM

Blue Springs Grill 6225 AR-7, Jessieville, United States

Event Date: January 6, 2024   Thank you for joining us for the 2024 Ouachita Gravel Grind!! We are pumped and ready to bring you a top tier experience. Events […]

Vinterläger – Winter Camp

Byrd's Adventure Center 7307 Cass Oark Road, Ozark, United States

It’s been said that the more you know, the less you need. To this end, we invite you to join us around the fire at the first Vinterläger. Our “winter […]