Spa Running Festival

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November 14, 2020 # 39

The Spa Running Festival presented by Window Mart - Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1K Squirt Race

Come Run With Us, November 16, 2019 through the beautiful Hot Springs National Park! The Spa Running Festival is an event for everyone ….. kids, walkers, beginners to elite runners and those that like a challenge!  This  year will be the 38th running of the Spa 10K and is part of the RRCA Grand Prix Series. The 5K is fast and flat course and for both walkers and runners! The 1K Squirt Race is for kids 2 – 10 years of age.  This will be the 5th Anniversary of the Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon!  It’s a challenge – the course takes you through the scenic National Park on both mountains, Hot Springs Mountain/North Mountain AND West Mountain! Are You Up To The Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon Challenge? 

The Festival has received national recognition in the running community. Runner’s World Magazine featured the Spa Running Festival in the November 2015 edition and the 10K received recognition in Runner’s World Bucket List: 10 Races In or Near National Parks.

Benefits of the Spa Running Festival:
♦ Expo on Friday from 12:00 – 7:00 pm at Convention Center Grand Lobby 
♦ The Spa 10K is part of the RRCA Grand Prix Series.   
♦ Long Sleeve Technical Shirt 
♦ Non-Returnable Souvenir Timing Chips 
♦ Finisher Medal for All Race Participants 
♦ Fast and Flat Course for 5K
♦ Corral Starts
♦ Team Registration 
♦ Finish Line Festival area includes Hot Soup, Pizza and Beer Tent

Come and enjoy the Expo on Friday at our new location in the Hot Springs Convention Center Grand Lobby; then after the race hang around to enjoy great food, the beer tent, picture taking, socializing and bragging rights that you conquered (BOTH) mountains.   

Proceeds from the race benefits 3 great organizations:  Friends of the Parks, Teen Challenge of Arkansas and the Spa Pacers Running Club – Buzz Wilson Scholarship Program. 

The Spa Running Festival has a race for every family member so Come Run With Us through the National Park, Saturday, November 16th for the 38th running of this landmark event in beautiful, historic downtown Hot Springs!

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]



Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon

November 14, 2020 (Saturday) - 07:00
13.1 miles
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising

Spa 10K

November 14, 2020 (Saturday) - 07:45
6.2 miles
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising

5K Run/Walk

November 14, 2020 (Saturday) - 08:00
3.1 miles
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising

The XC 5K - Cross City Championship

November 14, 2020 (Saturday) - 08:00
3.1 miles
Trail Solo Charity/Fund raising

Spa Squirt Race

November 14, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:30
1 kilometer
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising

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