See Thursday’s Arkansas Weekend section for details on two events testing human strength and spirit.
Journey into an imaginary world at Cirque du Soleil: Quidam: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena.
Cheer on the hundreds of serious runners tackling the hills of Little Rock and North Little Rock during the annual Little Rock Marathon. The marathon, half-marathon and 10K races are sold out, but you can always join the supporters lining the route.
The general start time is 8 a.m. Sunday at President Clinton Avenue. You can also visit the Health & Fitness Expo, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Statehouse Convention Center. There are still spaces in the 5K Fun Run/Walk, 8 a.m. Saturday with registration available at the Expo on Friday.