Arkansas Cycling and Fitness
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.  
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Capital City Classic 10K
Apr 1 all-day
Capital City Classic 10K @ Little Rock | Arkansas | United States

Once the largest road race in Arkansas, the Capital City Classic 10K is back on it’s way to the top. This is a point-to-point race through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. The 2023 is part of the Arkansas Grand Prix Series.

More information about the race can be found at

Hazel Valley Rally – Rule of 3 Gravel Experience @ Hazel Valley Ranch
Apr 1 all-day

April 1st, 2023 we’ll gather together at Hazel Valley Ranch in Fayetteville and head out for some beautiful miles on NWA gravel.  Expect routes of 45 and 64 miles in the Ozark National Forest.  Afterward we’ll convene back together at the ranch for Bike Rack Brewery beer, food from our friends Devin Cole and Chamois Butt’r with stories shared by the fire.

NEW for 2023:  This will be a timed event.  Podiums at the after-party!

Two routes to choose from:  63.3 miles + 7,566 ft of elevation gain AND

44.52 miles + 4,285 ft of elevation gain

Please note:  The courses will NOT be marked.  The routes will be sent the week of the race.  You must have a GPS computer or directions written down to navigate.

Aid Stations:  The Meteor Cafe and OZ Cycling Tours will head up aid stations on the course.  A SAG vehicle will also be provided by OZ Cycling Tours.

No refunds but you can transfer by MARCH 10th, 2023.  In the event that the Hazel Vally Rally 2023 cannot occur due to unforeseen circumstances, you can defer to 2024 or receive a 50% refund.

Every registration enters you into a drawing to win a Kuat Transfer v2 2bike rack.  Kuat will ship the winner the rack before race day to help you get to the race.  Thanks, Kuat!

For information on the best places to stay, eat and explore near Hazel Valley Ranch, head to for all the info.

This event is supported by the Ozark Outdoor Foundation and Experience Fayetteville.

Iron Mountain Legend @ Iron Mountain Marina
Apr 1 all-day
Iron Mountain Legend @ Iron Mountain Marina | Arkadelphia | Arkansas | United States

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. Post-race food and drink, plus a unique finisher medal will make it a day to remember.  The start/finish line will be at the Iron Mountain Lodge & Marina. On-course aid stations with lots of tasty treats to keep you fueled for a day in the Ouachita Mountains.

A long-sleeve ringspun cotton shirt comes with entry, but a person can choose no shirt and save $5 or upgrade to a fleece hoodie for $15.

Talimena 13.1 Run & Relay
Apr 1 all-day
Talimena 13.1 Run & Relay @ Mena | Arkansas | United States

Free t-shirt to first 150 registrants.  Please note your size on the Registration form.  Don’t forget to order additional t-shirts (above) for your family and friends!

4-Person Relay Participants: You will NOT sign up individually.  Your team leader should have all information available and register each person on the team at the same time

13-Person Relay Participants:  You will NOT sign up individually.  Your team leader should have all information available and register each person on the team at the same time.

Packet pickup will be Saturday, March 21  from 7:00am-8:15am at Janssen Park (starting line).

Visit our website for more information about this beautiful run up the Talimena Scenic Drive!