Spa Running Festival

Sat November 17, 2018 Hot Springs, AR US 71901 Directions
The Spa Running Festival presented by Window Mart - Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1K Spa Squirt Race
The Spa Running Festival is an event for everyone ..... kids, walkers, beginners to elite runners and those that like a challenge!  
Half Marathon - The challenging Half Marathon returns for the 4th year! It's a challenge but you get to run through the National Park and take on both the North Mountain Summit AND the West Mountain Summit! Are You Up To The Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon Challenge? 
Spa 10k - This year will be the 37th running of the Spa 10K and has been selected by the RRCA Grand Prix Series to be a State Championship Race.
Spa Running Festival 5k - The 5K is a fast and flat course and for both walkers and runners! 
1K Spa Squirt - Race for kids 2 - 10 years of age.  
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 12:00 - 7:00 pm at Convention Center Grand Lobby
♦ Special Guest & Race Starter, Deena Kastor, Olympic Medalist 
♦ RRCA State Region 10K Championship Race  
♦ Long Sleeve Technical Shirt 
♦ Non-Returnable Souvenir Timing Chips 
♦ Finisher Medal for Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon 
♦ Finisher Medal for 10K and 5K 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 the mountain.   
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 17th for the 37th running of this landmark event in beautiful, historic downtown Hot Springs!

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