Our calendar of events lists outdoor participatory sports throughout Arkansas. Feel free to search through the categories or tags. There is a lot happening so make your plans today. Please remember, these are not our events but a listing of Arkansas events that we share through Arkansas Outside.  
Jan 22 all-day Rocking Chair Resort
David’s Trail Endurance Run offers a challenging course through the Ozarks along beautiful Norfork Lake.  A great mix of single and double track takes you through 5000+ ft. in elevation change for the 25K and[...]
Jan 22 all-day Mount Nebo State Park
Mount Nebo Bench Trail Run 4 Mile Run & Walk around Mt Nebo State Park. EVENT: 4 MILE RUN Start Time: 9:00am CST End Time: 11:00am CST Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee[...]
Jan 22 all-day Tucker Creek Trail
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 half marathon distances. And with an[...]
Jan 22 all-day 8th Street Market
January 22, 2022, is the first of three Rule of FREE community bike events coming to you this winter. We’ll gather that Saturday morning at Bike Rack Brewing at 8th Street Market in Bentonville, and[...]
Jan 28 – Jan 30 all-day Centennial Park
Hosted at Centennial Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the 2022 Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships is a two-day event featuring six championship races for Elite Men and Women, Under 23 Men, and Women, and Junior Men[...]
Jan 30 all-day Pottsville High School
The race is hosted by the River Valley Runners •Kicks off the 2021 Grand Prix Season! •Run on a standard 400-meter track •Grand Prix Championship Event •Two separate heats to decrease track congestion Day of[...]
Feb 4 – Feb 6 all-day Red Star, Arkansas
The Buffalo Headwater Challenge is a three-day, all-inclusive, “off the grid” mountain bike festival. It includes food, libations, tent and RV camping, live music, and amazing riding, highlighted by the annual “Challenge” ride on Saturday, February 5th,[...]
Feb 5 all-day Shores Lake Recreation Area
Due to active road slide areas closing by the original course we had to rethink WRC50K course. We have a new start/finish area, Shores Lake Recreation Area at the Pavilion. See the maps for the new courses,[...]
Feb 10 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Rapp's Barren Taproom
Beers & Exercise This is a monthly fun run and ALL are welcome. We “Run from Rapp’s” the second Thursday of each month at 5:45 p.m. We run together and drink together. After our run, we enjoy[...]
Feb 12 all-day Hazel Valley Ranch
February 12, 2022, is the second of three Rule of FREE community bike events coming to you this winter. We’ll gather that Saturday morning at Hazel Valley Ranch in Fayettville and head out for some[...]
Feb 12 all-day Cedar Glades Park
The Wildcat Marathon is back for the fourth year at Cedar Glades Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas! The event will be in conjunction with the Southern Enduro Tour Stop #2 – the Northwoods Enduro. There will be[...]
Feb 13 all-day Cedar Glades Park
The Southern Enduro Tour (SET) visits Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – offering the best variety of terrain in the midwest and creating a regional championship that is both challenging and fun for any mountain biker[...]
Feb 25 – Feb 26 all-day East Cove Wilderness Pavilion at Mountain Harbor Resort
Participants in both events will receive an event shirt and the experience of a supported run through the Ouachita Mountains with 6 manned aid stations on the 100k course and 10 manned aid stations on the[...]
Mar 6 all-day
Named as one of Runner’s World “Bucket List: 10 Great Marathons for First-Timers” in 2017, come fill your bucket at the 20th Annual Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Little Rockers Kids Marathon.[...]
Mar 10 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Rapp's Barren Taproom
Beers & Exercise This is a monthly fun run and ALL are welcome. We “Run from Rapp’s” the second Thursday of each month at 5:45 p.m. We run together and drink together. After our run, we enjoy[...]
Mar 12 all-day
Iron Mountain Legend DESCRIPTION Iron Mountain Legend trail run is held on the epic trails of Iron Mountain just outside Caddo Valley on DeGray Lake.  With 10K, 28K and 42K options…there is something for everyone.[...]
Mar 26 all-day War Eagle
The BEER & BAGEL RUN OFF-ROAD RACE SERIES is coming back to Northwest Arkansas, with an exciting new location, new brews, and some much-needed fun. This is a favorite event for runners throughout the area,[...]
Mar 26 – Mar 27 all-day Oden High School
The Ouachita Challenge Race Association has been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a fun and safe 2022 Ouachita Challenge. We are in the final stages of getting our permits and approvals for[...]
Mar 27 – Apr 2 all-day The Record, Bentonville
If you or your organization is involved in trail planning and design, construction, and maintenance, or fundraising, marketing, and management, this conference provides access to the world’s highest quality trail professionals – those like you[...]
Apr 2 – Apr 3 all-day
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Capital Capital City Classic is returning to downtown Little Rock! Packet pickup and pre-race registration at Rock City Running on April 1, 10:00 am to 6:00[...]
Apr 9 all-day
Every child needs a HERO, but an abused child needs a SUPERHERO! The Children’s Advocacy Alliance’s Heroes for Hope is a 10K, 5K, and 1.31K race open to runners, walkers, families, and corporate teams. This year we[...]
Apr 14 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Rapp's Barren Taproom
Beers & Exercise This is a monthly fun run and ALL are welcome. We “Run from Rapp’s” the second Thursday of each month at 5:45 p.m. We run together and drink together. After our run, we enjoy[...]
Apr 16 all-day Cave City Park
We have a distance for everyone! Join us for the 1/2 marathon, 10k, or 5k!.  All races start and finish at Cave City Park at 9 am.  Mac’s Race Timing Service will be there to[...]
Apr 28 – Apr 30 all-day Coler Bike Preserve
This event will take place April 28 – April 30 in Bentonville, Arkansas, and is open to any person who identifies as a woman. The festival will include three days of educational clinics, group rides,[...]
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day
We are so excited to announce that we will be having a 2022 Toad Suck Daze Race.  This will be the 40th anniversary of the Toad Suck Daze Race for the Kiwanis Club of Conway. [...]
Apr 30 all-day Village Creek State Park
**Registration Opens Wed. Sep 1, 2021 @ 12:00 AM CT** Almira is a 26 ish mile loop run 2x washing machine style, which will be covering beautiful single track, ridgeline running, swamp stomping, and pretty[...]
May 7 all-day
Come join us for the adventure of a lifetime!  The Snowball Adventure Race is the first of its kind to be hosted in Searcy County, Arkansas.  This adventure will start with a 6 mile run[...]
May 14 all-day Barling
Be an Everyday Hero! It’s not just a race. It’s an EXPERIENCE that you don’t want to miss. Great Swag at the end, Superheroes, Fun, Food, T-Shirts and More!!!
May 14 all-day Coler Bike Park
Frequently Asked Questions – Noon2Moon Mountain Bike Race How long is the event? Roughly 14 hours! Within those 14 hours, we will have last-minute packet pick up, race announcements, race start for 12 & 6-hour[...]
May 21 all-day Devil's Den State Park
Join the WOLF PACK for this mixed terrain 1/2 Marathon & 10K in Devil’s Den State Park! An Arkansas icon, this special place is nestled in Lee Creek Valley with unique characteristics such as rock[...]