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Pink’s Adult Bike Night

argenta

If you’ve missed the last two rides => Let’s Do It Again 🚲 Pink’s Adult Bike Night Sept 1st @ 7:45PM •••Meet us at @argentaplaza and let’s stroll the River Trail & then stop by @olbartatdiamondbear (600 N Broadway St, NLR) for FOOD & DRINKS! Please make sure your bike is WELL LIT 💡🔦💡🔦 as […]

Free

Senior Olympics 4 x Bicycle Races

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

, Little Rock road bike races in September, presented by UAMS Health Ortho and Sports Medicine 4 separate cycling events, do 1, 2, 3, or all 4, you choose: 1. 5k road bike time trial, race solo against the clock. 2. 10k road bike time trial, race solo against the clock. 3. 20k road race, […]

$50

Luau 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon at Two River Park, Little Rock, AR

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

Race Information All finishers will receive a themed medal. The race starts at 8:00 AM. Packet pickup starts 30 minutes before the race and ends 10 minutes before the race starts. All runners must register on RunSignup. No on-site registration. The 5K and 10K are limited to 2:00 hours. The Half Marathon is limited to […]

The River Classic

East Village 1212 E 6th St,, Little Rock, AR, United States

All registration fees go directly towards sending a student to summer camp.  Most campers say this is the best week of their life! Your donation goes directly to sending a student to summer camp.   Help a Southside student have the time of their life. To help sponsor a student attend YL Summer Camp, give your tax-deductible gift here: https://giving.younglife.org/TheRiverClassic The registration fee […]

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 should be plenty of post-run coffee and pastries. If Leiva’s still hasn’t reopened we will provide post-run coffee and donuts. There will be a 5-mile […]

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 or virtually to help provide life-saving care for children at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. This year’s in-person race will start and finish in front of the […]

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 the race starts. All runners must register on RunSignup. No on-site registration. The 5K and 10K are limited to 2:00 hours. The Half Marathon is […]

Capital City Enduro | Arkansas Enduro Series (AES)

Murray Park, Little Rock 5900 Rebsamen Park Rd, Little Rock, United States

Capitol City Enduro - Little Rock, AR Presented by Arvest Bank | Hosted by Ozark Outdoor Foundation For details about AES and the other races in the series can be found at Arkansas Enduro Series This is the 2nd race of the AES Fall Series at Murray Park in Little Rock, Arkansas! The race is rated […]

Trail Work at River Mountain Park

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

Join the CATA Crew at River Mountain Trails for a Trail Work Party on Saturday, 10/21/23 from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Meet us at the River Mountain Trailhead. Bring your gloves, rakes, loppers, and a water bottle.

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, most creative costume you can think of and join us at Two Rivers Parks for a Howlin’ Ghoul Time!

Little Rock Cyclocross (LRCX)

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

LRCX p/b SHAM Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023 Venue: War Memorial Park, 5101 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205 TIME CATEGORY FIELD DURATION ENTRY AWARDS 10:00 am Cat 1/2/3/4/5 Junior Male 15-18 50 30 min $15 prereg, $20 raceday Prizes/3 10:00 am Cat 1/2/3/4/5 Junior Female 15-18 50 30 min $15 prereg, $20 raceday […]

November General Meeting – Bicycle Advocacy of Central Arkansas

Whole Hog Cafe - Cantrell Road 2516 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, United States

November 9, 2023 MetroPlan Executive Director Casey Covington will be our featured speaker. He will be updating all those interested on Regional Greenways and recent transportation grants. This event IS NOT restricted to members if you are interested in bicycle and pedestrian safety and infrastructure, feel free to join us. We recommend showing up early […]

River Mountain Trail Work Party

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

Join the CATA Crew at River Mountain Trails for a Trail Work Party on Saturday, 10/21/23 from 8:00 am until noon. Meet us at the River Mountain Trailhead. Bring your gloves, rakes, loppers, and a water bottle. Our main focus will be dirt work on the berms on Whirlpool.

The Gobbler – Little Rock’s Turkey Trot

The Heights 1825 N. Grant Street, Little Rock, United States

Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, 2021    Go! Time: 8:00am  (Tom's Tiny Trot : 7:50am) A Thanksgiving Day Tradition.   For 12 years, Go! Running hosted the Gobbler Turkey Trot in Little Rock, and we are happy to announce that Rock City Running will carry on this great tradition. This 3, 4, or 6.5 mile family fun run and walk […]

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, visit uglysweaterrace.com. Benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation. Saturday, December 16, 2023 Two Rivers Park - Little Rock Countdown to event

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' Last Chance Run!  This FREE run will take place at War Memorial Park and anyone is welcome to participate! We will meet in the parking lot west of the […]

January 2024 Public Meeting – Bicycle Advocacy of Central Arkansas (New Venue)

Whole Hog Cafe - Cantrell Road 2516 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, United States

Come meet Marley Blonsky, co-founder of All Bodies on Bikes as she shares her take on inclusive cycling. Marley Blonsky is a fat adventure cyclist, co-founder of All Bodies on Bikes, co-host of the All Bodies on Bikes podcast, curve model, advocate, and consultant. Marley is fiercely passionate about size inclusion, believing that everyone deserves […]

Ninja 5K, 10K, Half Marathon

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

This is a US Road Running Club Race and part of the US Road Running Race Series. It is not required to be a club member to run with us. Club members receive 50% off club races and a US Road Running shirt. To join go to https://usroadrunning.com Race Information The race starts at 8:00 AM. […]

Time Travel Half Marathon plus 5k and 10k – Little Rock

Riverfront Park 120 Riverfront Park Dr., Little Rock, United States

Are you ready to have a roaring good time? Welcome to the ultimate prehistoric Time Travel adventure – the Prehistoric Park Theme: 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon! Gear up for a journey through time, where dinosaurs once ruled the Earth and now, they are your running companions. Whether you're a seasoned runner or a first-time […]

Ozark Society-Pulaski Chapter Monthly Meeting

Second Presbyterian Church 600 Pleasant Valley Dr., Little Rock

Joe Jacobs shares his insights on the controversial topic, Rebranding the Buffalo. Mr. Jacobs will be presenting about the interest that Runway Group, co-founded by Stuart Walton and Tom Walton, has in changing the designation of the Buffalo National River to a National Park. He will explore some of the reasons for making and not […]

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