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.  
Jun 4 all-day Bentonville, Arkansas
Tour de BBQ Cycling Event and Youth Run Benefiting Kendrick Fincher Hydration for Life – Join us for our second annual Tour de BBQ Cycling and Youth Run!  We are thrilled to move this event[...]
Jun 11 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Saline County Boys and Girls Club
Boys and Girls Club of Saline County 2022 is the 24th running of the Arkansas Runner 2 Mile Race
Jun 12 all-day
Join the DDX3X Family Day at beautiful Chastain Farms in Rogers, AR. They’re using the local paved trail system to offer the community a great opportunity to get involved, learn a little more about DDX3X,[...]
Jun 26 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm Memorial Park
Join Bentonville Parks & Recreation for a lights out celebration at Memorial Park! This 2 mile is perfect for those of all ability levels! As the only nighttime run we offer throughout the year, we[...]
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 4:00 am Camp Ouachita
​​Full Moon 25k/50k/50m is the Ultra Trail Series season kickoff race and a celebration event honoring birthdays of favorite AURA Queens. The race is great for first time trail and ultra runners, pavement pounders and[...]
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm War Memorial Park
The Little Rock Marathon has another event that we are bringing back, The Mud Run. More information to come.
Aug 13 all-day Hope Watermelon Festival
•Race hosted by the Melonvine Striders. *USATF Course Certification #: AR19012WJT. -Every participant receives a locally grown genuine Hope Watermelon 🙂 –High School Track Girls / Boys Team Competition (Need 5 girls and/or 5 boys for[...]
Aug 13 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Fercliff
The Scorchin’ Squirrel is a trail race through Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center’s 1200 acres located just 10 miles west of Little Rock.  There are 4 distance options: a 10k (1 loop), 11.5 miles (2[...]
Sep 17 all-day Mount Nebo State Park
Friends, family, and community! We are holding a 13.1, 26.2, and 50km trail race atop and around and up and down Mt. Nebo! The race is a fun run so is FREE unless you would[...]
Sep 24 all-day Historic Lonoke Train Depot
Give your support to the abused and neglected children housed at Lonoke Open Arms. Run the 5K that begins at the Historic Lonoke Train Depot, winding its way by the Lonoke City Park and through[...]
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day Camp Ouachita
The Arkansas Traveller is one of the oldest 100 miles races there is, already having 29 runnings under our belt(buckle). What makes the AT100 so unique among the many ultras today is the combination of[...]
Oct 22 all-day Two Rivers Park
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, the most creative costume you[...]
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Pinnacle Mountain Little Maumelle Boat Ramp
Event Summary: Race The Base Trail Run is a 4 mile Trail Run with a mixture of paved trail, gravel road, and technical singletrack. We’ll have technical t-shirts this year! Event Details for Race The[...]
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day Sunset Lake
  The 24 hour run will being at 7:30pm on Friday, November 25. The 6 and 12 hour runs will begin at 7:30am on Saturday, November 26. Check-in will be 30 minutes prior to the[...]
Dec 10 @ 6:00 am – Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm Blanchard Springs
Spirit of Syllamo is a non-stop ultramarathon journey, covering the picturesque & challenging terrain located within the Sylamore Ranger District, a unique geographical landscape, located within the Ozark National Forest. The racecourse utilizes the Syllamo[...]
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Two Rivers Park
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.
Mar 4 – Mar 5 all-day Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK MARATHON, HALF MARATHON Date: March 5, 2023 Time:  6:00 am Early Start, 8:00 am General Start LITTLE ROCK 10K, 5K Date: March 4, 2023 Time:  7:30 am LITTLE ROCKERS KIDS MARATHON Date: March[...]