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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 […]

Woolly Hollow Trail Half Marathon

Woolly Hollow State Park 82 Woolly Hollow Rd, Greenbrier, United States

Woolly Hollow Trail Half Marathon will be run on January 13th, 2024 with a 9 am start time on the beautiful trails of Woolly Hollow State Park including The Huckleberry […]

Hot Springs Half Marathon

Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center And Museum 369 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, United States

This winter, take a trip to "The American Spa." Join us at Hot Springs National Park on Saturday, January 20, 2024 for this memorable trail half marathon. Known for its […]

Papa Loco Marathon And Half Marathon

Tucker Creek Trail 700 Salem Rd, Conway, United States

The annual loop-de-loop of Tucker Creek Trail in Conway, Arkansas, Loco is a laid back race with ample aid station support, approximately every half mile. We offer both full and […]

The Rule of $3.99

8th Street Market 801 SE 8th St, Bentonville, United States

January 20, 2024 is the Rule of $3.99 community bike extravaganza!  We’ll gather that Saturday morning at Bike Rack Brewing and head out for some beautiful miles on NWA tarmac, gravel, and […]

19th Annual Buffalo Headwaters Challenge

The Buffalo Headwater Challenge presented by Adventure Subaru is a three-day, all-inclusive, "off the grid" mountain bike festival. It includes 5 meals, libations, tent and RV camping, live music, and amazing riding, […]

Mississippi River Marathon

Downtown Greenville, MS 314 Washington Ave,, Greenville, MS, United States

FULL MARATHON Starts in Lake Village, AR, crosses the halfway point on the Mississippi River Bridge and finishes into Greenville, MS MISSISSIPPI RIVER HALF MARATHON Starts on the Mississippi River […]

Sylamore 50K/25K Trail Run

Angler's White River Resort 23080 AR-5, Allison, United States

Location Allison, Arkansas Allison is located along the White River at the junctions of Highways 5, 9, & 14. It is 5.9 miles north of Mountain View. Racer Check In […]

Event Series Arkansas Ultra Trail Series

LOViT 100M/100K

East Cove Wilderness Pavilion at Mountain Harbor Resort 66 E Park Dr, Mt. Ida, United States

LOViT 100 Mile - Friday, February 23rd – 5PM – 34 hr cutoff (20:24 min/mile pace)/3AM Sunday LOViT 100k – Saturday, February 24th – 6AM – 21 hr cutoff (20:16 min/mile pace)/3AM […]

LOViT 100 Mile & 100K

East Cove Pavilion 66 East Park Drive, Mount Ida, AR, United States

Checkout www.RunLOViT.com for more details and photos. Live Race Tracking at track.runlovit.com   LOViT 100 Mile - Friday, February 24th, 5PM - 34 hr cutoff (20:24 min/mile pace)/3AM Sunday LOViT 100k – […]

Ozark Highlands Endurance Run

Norfork River Resort 13386 Arkansas 5, Norfork, United States

Sylamore Ranger District The 1.2-million acre Ozark-St. Francis National Forests offer endless opportunities for adventure. As one of America's most scenic and picturesque areas, the Ozark-St. Francis provides a lot […]

2024 Little Rock Marathon Weekend

La Harpe Blvd. La Harpe Blvd., Little Rock, AR, United States

Named as one of Runner’s World “Bucket List: 10 Great Marathons for First-Timers” in 2017, come fill your bucket at the 22nd Annual Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, […]

Event Series Arkansas Ultra Trail Series

Three Days of Syllamo

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

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 […]

Ouachita Challenge

Oden School Oden Schools, Oden, AR, United States

The Ouachita Challenge Race Association has been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a fun and safe 2024 Ouachita Challenge. We are in the final stages of getting our […]

Boston Mountain Eclipse Challenge

Witt Springs Visitor Center 196 AR-16, Witt Springs, United States

This is a gravel cycling event incorporating some fun "challenges" along the 50-mile route. The event includes; entertainment, free tent camping, showers, bathrooms, 5 or 6 meals (depending on if […]

1st Annual Passion Play Trail Run

Great Passion Play 935 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, United States

The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs will host the 1st Annual Passion Play Trail Run on April 6, 2024. This event will be one of many events going on […]

Expedition Ozark 2024

Bentonville 100 N Main St, Bentonville, AR, United States

Expedition Ozark will be a true test of endurance, teamwork and mental toughness. Teams (2-4 members) will have 5 days to complete a course covering the Northwest Arkansas region of […]

Event Series Arkansas Ultra Trail Series

Ouachita Trail 50

Maumelle Park Pavilion #8 9009 Pinnacle Valley Road, Little Rock, AR, United States

The OT50 was started by a group of early Arkansas ultra runners who came together, drew from their various ultra race experiences, and committed to putting on a quality fifty […]