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The Kindness Classic

Chamberlyne Country Club 10614 Country Club Drive, Danville, AR

The second annual Kindness Classic is a 5K, 10K and a 1K Kids Flash Dash along rolling hills in the shadow of Mount Magazine. Enjoy both waterfront and wooden landscapes as you run along the cart path surrounded by manicured fairways, smoothly sloping greens, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the state. Chamberlyne […]

Design – Build – Ride w/ Steve McGuire

U of A Collaborative 700 Southeast 5th Street #130, Bentonville, AR

A BIKE BUILT FOR NWA Join the University of Arkansas’ College of Art and Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences and the Walton College of Business as we host Steve McGuire’s, “Design, Build, Ride.” In 2010, Steve created a handmade bicycle curriculum program teaching fabrication and design at the University of Iowa. In the years since, a number of his students […]

Endure the Dirt 5k Cancer Mud Run @ Mack’s Prairie Wings

Mack's Prairie Wings 2335 US Hwy 63, Stuttgart, AR

We have so many options for you to participate this year ! You can decide to run VIRTUAL or join us to ENDURE THE DIRT and get DIRTY! ENDURE THE DIRT 5K MACKS PRAIRIE WINGS STUTTGART ARKANSAS Beginners to elite athletes are welcome to participate in the fourth ENDURE THE DIRT adventure race that’s mission […]

Chase Race and Paws

Simon Park 805 Front Street, Conway, AR

Run or walk one or both of the CHASE RACE events! CHASE RACE 2023 2-MILE is not only an AR Grand Prix Championship Race but a fun family event. Walkers and slower runners yield to faster runners on the course.  All participants will be directed to the right side of the course streets. No dogs in this […]

The Adam Brown Shamrock Run

Lake Hamilton School Administation Building 205 Wolf St 205 Wolf St, Percy, AR

The Adam Brown Shamrock Run is held in the hometown of US Navy Chief Special Warfare Operator Adam Brown, who lost his life on Earth, on March 17, 2010, serving […]

Women On A Roll (WOAR) – Mountain Bike Skills Drills

Allied Drive Allied Drive, Little Rock, AR

Women mountain bikers... Brush up on your mountain bike skills and boost your confidence. We will go learn and practice skills in a lit parking lot. When applied on the trail, these skills will help you tackle obstacles and have fun. Beginners this clinic is for you! And more advanced riders will be given additional […]


Three Days of Syllamo

Blanchard Springs Recreation Area 1110 Blanchard, Fifty Six, AR

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 […]

Wildcat Marathon

Cedar Glades Park 461 Wildcat Rd, Hot Springs, AR

This is a one day event but will be in conjunction with the Southern Enduro Tour Stop #3 - the Northwoods Enduro held on Sunday. There will be a coveted King […]

Spring Fling 5k

CHS Campus 401 N. Lincoln, Cabot, AR

The Spring Fling has been run in Cabot since 1996. From 1998 to 2001, the race was part of the Arkansas Grand Prix Series. After a five year absence the Cabot Country Cruisers brought the race back into the Series starting in 2007. Race Highlights Race hosted by the Cabot Country Cruisers Proceeds benefit Physical […]

Rattlesnake Meet Up!

Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area, Roland, AR

Rattlesnake Ridge Meet and Greet! March 18th, 10am to 3pm! Come enjoy a few climbs and some refreshments with other Central Arkansas climbers!Rattle


NWA Climbers’ Meet & Greet

Boulders & Brews 612 W Dickson St, Fayetteville, AR

Want to meet other climbers and build out your belay partner, bouldering buddy, or top/lead pal Rolodex? How about getting a day pass at Boulders & Brews and meeting up with other climbers in a relaxed bouldering environment with a full coffee bar? Come to climb, socialize, and drink coffee! Maybe some new routes, new […]

2nd Ever World’s Shortest St Patrick’s Day ZERO-K 2023

Bridge Street Live Entertainment District 105 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR

IT’S BACK! ☘️🍺 What better way to kick off Day 2 of the St. Patrick's Day weekend of fun activities surrounding the First Ever 20th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s […]

Northwoods Enduro

Cedar Glades Park 461 Wildcat Rd, Hot Springs, AR

The Southern Enduro Tour (SET) visits Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma offering the best variety of terrain in the mid-west and creating a regional championship that is both challenging and fun for any mountain biker that is seeking a premium race experience. At the season finale the SET will crown competitors as the best all-around Enduro […]

Iron Mountain PayDirt Workday

Upper Iron Mountain Parking Iron Mountain Trail Head Parking, Arkadelphia, AR

Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship racers and all lovers of the Iron Mountain Bike Trails. Here's an opportunity to get some paydirt and help maintain some of the best trails in the state.