Spa Running Festival

Sat November 11, 2023 Hot Springs, AR 71901 US

Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon

The Half Marathon sold out a month before race day so register early! 

2023 Finisher Medal and Paragon - Bahama Performance Hooded Long Sleeve T-Shirt 

Click this link to see an animated sneak-peak of the stunning Summit2Summit Half Marathon Finisher's Medal! This medal is a true masterpiece featuring the iconic Hot Springs Mountain Tower (a site you will pass on your run through Hot Springs National Park) with a moving element that pushes up and blinking links! Below are the graphics showing Hot Springs Mountain Tower and then the push-up.  Be watching for the real medals to arrive in September!   


This will be the 8th running of the Half Marathon (thanks to COVID, we didn't have the half marathon in 2020) and has been designated as the 2023 RRCA State Championship Half Marathon Race The Summit2Summit Half Marathon takes you on both Hot Springs Mountain/North Mountain Summit AND West Mountain Summit!  And the course is run on paved roads! USATF/RRTC Certification #AR18027WJT

We have a cap of 550 runners for the November 11, 2023 race. 

  • Participants must maintain at least a 18:00 minute per mile pace to meet the 4 hour time limit (7:00 am to 11:00 am) of completing the course.  If you can't meet this time requirement, please select another event.
  • You must be 13 years old to compete without an accompanying participating adult. 

  • Registrations are non-refundable and cannot be carried forward to the next year; however, you will be able to transfer to another event. Transfer must be done by November 3rd, if the races are not sold out! 

  • All participants will receive a Long Sleeve 1/4 Zip Technical Shirt and an awesome Finisher's medal.  Once we have completed the design, we will post a graphic here. 

Summit 2 Summit Half Marathon turn-by-turn course description:









• Start (Palm/Convention) on Convention Blvd (east bound lanes) proceed to Malvern Ave.
• Left onto Broadway St. to Market St.
• Right onto Market St. to Central Ave.
• Right onto Central Ave. to Fountain Street
• Right onto Fountain Street to Hot Springs (North) Mountain Drive.
• Continue to Hot Springs (North) Mountain Drive to Hot Springs (North) Mountain Loop and complete loop.
• From loop take right on Hot Springs Mountain Drive to go down Fountain Street.
• Right onto Central Ave. to Whittington Ave.
• Left onto Whittington looping Whittington Park to West Mountain Drive
• Right onto West Mountain Drive to Summit Drive
• Right onto Summit Drive making the loop at the top of the summit
• Return to West Mountain Drive
• Follow West Mountain Drive to Prospect Ave.
• Right onto Prospect Ave to Pecan St.
• Straight on Pecan St. to Flint St.
• Left onto Flint St. to Quapaw Ave.
• Left onto Quapaw Ave. to Market St.
• Right onto Market St., crossing Ouachita and Central Ave. to Broadway
• Left onto Broadway, under Region’s bank and crossing Malvern Ave. to Convention Blvd.
• Thru to Convention Blvd.
• Finish on Convention Blvd near Palm St.

You may also click on the PDF icon below to view the course map.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

Presenting Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor
Health Initiative Sponsor
Finisher Medal Lanyard Sponsor
Expo Sponsor
Finish Line Sponsor
Volunteer Sponsor
Platinum Sponsor
Grill Tent Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Spa Squirt Sponsor
Race Shirt Sponsor
In-kind (Food, Water, Race Related Items)

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