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Ragnar Trail Arkansas

Centennial Park S Centennial Park Ln, Fayetteville, AR, United States

NEW RACE ALERT! Ragnar Trail Arkansas is BRAND NEW this year and is happening on April 19-20, 2024!   The venue, Centennial Park, is located just 10 minutes from the heart of vibrant and charming downtown Fayetteville. Teams of 8 (or 4) will set out to conquer three incredibly unique, clean single-track trails. You'll run up and around […]

Almira 50

Village Creek State Park 201 County Road 754, Wynne, AR, United States

After taking a year off, due to family priorities, we are excited to welcome you back for year 3 of Almira 50 mile /marathon ! Almira 50 is a 26 ish mile loop run 2 times, which will be covering beautiful single track, ridgeline running, swamp stomping, and pretty much anything and everything that Village […]

Mount Magazine Trail Run

Mount Magazine State Park Visitor Center Greenfield Recreation Area, Havana, AR, United States

Magazine is home to magnificent bluffs which make for breathtaking scenery, provide spectacular views, and make it popular for hang gliders and climbers alike. Magazine also offers numerous trails for hiking atop the mountain and into the valley below. It's now time to enjoy those trails as runners. Come join us for the 8th Mount […]

Northwoods Mullet Trail Run

Cedar Glades Park 461 Wildcat Rd, Hot Springs, AR, United States

Pre-Event Packet Pickup Packets may be picked up at our, Superior Bathhouse Brewery, 329 Central Avenue. Come enjoy the nation's only craft beer brewed IN a national park WITH water from the famed hot springs around 5pm on Friday, May 10th! Party In The Back! Our Beaver Bash "Party In The Back" will feature live […]

Catsmacker Trail Run

Camp Ouachita 618 AR-324, Perryville, United States

Course Description: The course will utilize Forest Service roads and a portion of the Ouachita Trail. There will be a combination of pavement (just a little!), gravel, and single/double track trail (it's poison ivy season!). Course marking will consist of signs, colored ribbon flagging, and flour arrows drawn on the ground. In general, course marking […]

War Eagle Trail Running Festival

War Eagle Mill 11036 High Sky Inn Road, War Eagle, AR, United States

This event is the result of trail enthusiasts joining forces to create something special. As the only trail run allowed in the entire Hobbs State Park , the War Eagle Trail Running Festival is very unique and allows both beginner and experienced trail runners a chance to view the beautiful area while taking part in an […]

Feel The Burn Trail Runs

Burns Park - Joe K. Poch Drive 4700 Joe K. Poch Dr., North Little Rock, United States

The Feel The Burn Trail Runs include 10K, 30K, and 50K distances through the dense yet scenic forests of Burns Park, located in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Each runner will receive a Feel The Burn Trail Run shirt and race bag, a truly memorable trail experience, and an overall good time with new people and […]

Cotter Bridge Ultra

Cotter Schools 181 Mabel St., Cotter, AR, United States

Last Runner Standing Note: This event used to be a last runner standing. We are working to remove Last Runner Standing as a registration option. The 2024 event will only host a 6, 12, and 24 Hour option. The New Arkansas Backyard Formerly known as the Arkansas Backyard Ultra Championship, we present you the Cotter […]

Paradise Found 5K Trail Run 2024

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

Experience the world-class mountain bike trails on foot at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve’s 3rd annual Paradise Found 5k Trail Run happening Saturday, July 13th, 2024. The race will begin at 7am and end at Coler Homestead, located next to Airship Coffee. All racers will receive a special-edition finisher medal and race t-shirt. Awards will be […]


Hare Mountain 100

Haw Creek Falls Recreation Area Hagarville, AR, United States

100 mile Friday November 1st-7am-Haw Creek Falls 50 mile Saturday November 2nd-6am-Indian Creek TH This run is extremely difficult. The Ozark Highland's Trail is a national scenic trail marked with white blazes for the main trail and blue blazes for spurs. Do not count on flagging. It will be minimal if any. We are going […]

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