Friends of the Ouachita Trail (FoOT), non-profit organization of trail users dedicated to the maintenance and improvement of the Ouachita National Recreation Trail.
Ouachita Challenge! March 30-31, 2019    This   unique   event   in   a   sixty   plus   mile   loop   provides   two days   of   mountain   bike   touring   and   racing   on   two   of   the area’s    best    trails.    The    Ouachita    Trail    is    known    for    its challenging    climbs,    vast    technical    sections,    and    scenic views   of   the   Ouachita   River.   The   Womble   Trail   (an   IMBA Epic)   is   known   for   its   fast   trails   and   scenic   views   of   the Ouachita Mountains and valleys. The    Ouachita    Mountain    Challenge    Association    (OMCA) has     set     March     30-31,     2019     for     the     next     Ouachita Challenge   Mountain   bike   race   in   Oden,   Arkansas.      OMCA has already started making plans for next year’s event.   Now   in   its   second   decade,   the   Challenge   donates   around   $25,000   each   year   to   numerous   non-profits organizations.        Friends    of    the    Ouachita    Trail    is    one    of    those.        The    Challenge    is    FoOT’s    primary fundraiser   for   the   maintenance   of   the   OT.      Mountain   Valley   Spring   Water   returns   this   year   as   the event’s premier sponsor.  OMCA appreciates their strong support. Please   make   plans   now   to   be   a   part   of   this   important   event.      Volunteers   have   a   great   time   assisting and   experiencing   first   hand   an   exciting   and   fun   mountain   biking   event.      Support   from   FoOT   and   OMH has been an important part in making the Challenge so successful each year. The OMCA looks forward to another great Challenge in 2019! For additional information: CLICK HERE to go to OC Facebook page. CLICK HERE to go to the OC webite.
CLICK HERE for videos and other information concerning the 2018 Challenge.