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Regional Ultra and Trail Run Calendar

Below are some select ultra and trail running events in the area that we are familiar with.

If a new race date has not been confirmed for the current year, the date from the previous year is listed in red.  You should always verify the race date on the actual race site.

We are happy to include ultrarunning events in the greater Arkansas area, and also trail runs of significant distance--roughly half-marathon distance or longer.  For corrections or additions, please contact George (keeping in mind the stated scope of this calendar).

For more complete national ultra and trail calendars we suggest visiting Ultrarunning Magazine or Trailrunner Magazine.  For more information on running in the Arkansas area--especially marathon and shorter distance races, we suggest visiting ArkansasRunner.com or the Arkansas RRCA website.

January

Athens-Big Fork
Marathon & 17M fun run
Big Fork, AR
Jan 7, 2017

Bandera Trail Run
100K, 50K, & 25K
San Antonio, TX
Jan 7, 2017

Village Creek
Trail Run
10K & 25K
Wynne, AR
Jan 29, 2017

Ouachita Switchbacks
50K & 25K
Big Cedar, OK
Jan 16, 2016

David's Trail Endurance Run
40K & 25K
Mountain Home, AR
Jan 21, 2017

Swampstomper
50K & 25K
Memphis, TN
Jan 15, 2017

February

White Rock Classic
50K & 25K
Cass, AR
Feb 4, 2017

Sylamore Trail
50K & 25K
Allison, AR
Feb 20, 2016

Cross Timbers Trail Run
50 Mi, Mar, 1/2 Mar
Lake Texoma, TX
Feb 13, 2016

LOViT
100M & 100K
Royal, AR
Feb 25, 2017

Soggy Bottom
100M, 40M & Relay
Sparta, MO
Feb 27, 2016

Post Oak Run
50K & 26.2
Tulsa, OK
Feb 24-25, 2017

March

Carl Touchstone MS Trail
50 Mile, 50K, & 20K
Laurel, MS
March 4, 2017

Land Between The Lakes
50 Mi, 60K, Mar, & 23K
Grand Rivers, KY
March 14, 2015

Three Days of Syllamo
50K, 50 Mile, 20K Stage
Fifty-Six, AR
March 18-20, 2016

TATUR Six Hour
Snake Run
Tulsa, OK
March 19, 2016

Styx n'Stones
30K & 15K Trail Run
Devil's Den State Park, AR
Mar 25, 2017

Grasslands Runs
50 Mi, Marathon, Half-Mar
Decatur, TX
March 21, 2015

Big Rock Mystery Run
12-13 Miles
North Little Rock
(No 2014 run)

 

April

Hot Springs N.P. Trail Run
18 Miles
Hot Springs, AR
April 8, 2017

Lake McMurtry Trail Run
50K & 25K
Stillwater, OK
April 9, 2016

Hoof It For Heifer 20K
Petit Jean State Park, AR
April 9, 2016

Ozark Foothills 50K/25K
Wildwood, MO
April 9, 2016

Ouachita Trail 50
50 Mile & 50K
Little Rock, AR
April 22, 2017

Frisco Railroad Run
50 Mile & 50K
Springfield, MO
April 29, 2017

May

Strolling Jim
40 Miles
Wartrace, TN
May 7, 2016

Mount Magazine Fun Run
18 Miles
Paris, AR
May 13, 2017

The Catsmacker
23 Miles (+/-)
Ouachita National Forest, AR
May 28, 2016

June

War Eagle Tail Twister
Hobbs State Park
Rogers, AR
June 4, 2016

July

Midnight Madness
50M
Tulsa, OK
July 4, 2014

Full mOOn Run
50K and 25K
Lake Sylvia, AR
July 23, 2016

August

Mt. Nebo Trail Run
14 miles
Dardanelle, AR
Aug 27, 2016

September

Stanky Creek 50K/20K
Bartlett, TN
Sep 11, 2016

 Mark Twain 50M/100M 
Berryman, MO
Sep 17, 2016

October

Arkansas Traveller
100 Mile
Perryville, AR
Oct 1, 2016

Pumpkin Holler 100
Tahlequah, OK
Oct 15, 2016

Cossatot River Trail Run
Half Marathon
Wickes, AR
Oct 18, 2014

BassPro Dogwood Canyon
50K/25K
Lampe, MO
Oct 17-18, 2015

24 The Hard Way
6, 12, and 24 HR runs
Oklahoma City, OK
Oct 22, 2016

 

November

Ozark Trail 100 Mile
Endurance Run
Steelville, MO
Nov 5, 2016

Ozark Highlands
Endurance Run
Norfolk, AR
Nov 5, 2016

Turkey & Taturs Trail Run
50K, 25K, & 10K
Tulsa, OK
Nov 2, 2014

Rockledge Rumble
50K, 25K, 15K
Grapevine, TX
Nov 12, 2016

Kessler Trail Run
20K, 10K
Fayetteville, AR
Nov 5, 2016

Hillbilly Half A Hunnerd
50 Mile, 25 Mile
Rogers, AR
Nov 9, 2013

Bona Dea 50K
Russellville, AR
Benton, AR
Nov 14, 2015

Sunset 6/12/24 Hour
Endurance Run
Benton, AR
Nov 25-26, 2016

December

Lake Ouachita Vista
Trail (LOViT) Marathon
Crystal Springs, AR
Dec 3, 2016


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