Spa Running Festival

Sat November 12, 2022 Hot Springs, AR 71901 US

Street closures and alternate routes for Spa Running Festival

The Spa Running Festival, which will take place from 7 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, will have various street closures along with the race routes listed below. Scroll to the bottom of page to alternate routes for Whittington Avenue an Quapaw area. 

NOTE: West Mountain Drive will be closed from vehicular traffic from 6:00 am to 11:00 am 

 

Street Closures:

  • Outside north- and south-bound lanes of Central Ave. will be closed

  • Convention Blvd. closed from 5 a.m. until noon

  • Fountain St. closed from 7 – 8:30 a.m.

  • Gulpha and Vines Streets closed from 6 – 7:30 a.m.

  • No parking between Chapel and Spring Street. from midnight – 11 a.m.

  • No parking at the Whittington Avenue curve going onto Central Ave. from midnight – 9 a.m.
    RACE ROUTES


    Half Marathon – Starts at 7 a.m.

  • Beginning on the eastbound lanes of Convention Blvd., 50 feet past Gulpha St., onto to Malvern Ave. and onto Broadway to Market sts.

  • Market St. to Central Ave. (traffic will be held on Central Ave. from Market to Spring sts from 7 – 7:15 a.m.)

  • Central Ave. to Fountain S.

  • Onto Hot Springs Mountain Dr, taking the North Mountain Lp. back to Fountain St. and Central Ave.

  • Central Ave. to Whittington Ave., taking the loop to West Mountain Dr.

  • Onto West Mountain Summit Drive Lp., taking West Mountain Dr. back to Whittington and onto Prospect aves.

  • Prospect Ave. to Pecan and Flint sts., then to Quapaw Ave.

  • Quapaw Ave. to Market St., then to Broadway St.

  • Ending on Convention Blvd., adjacent to Beech St.

     

10K – Starts at 7:45 a.m.

  • Beginning on the eastbound lanes of Convention Blvd., between Beech St. and Malvern Ave.

  • Malvern Ave. to Spring St.

  • Spring St. to Central Ave.

  • Central Ave. (runners using the outside northbound lane) to Whittington Ave., loop to West Mountain Dr.

  • Onto Prospect Ave. to Pecan St., then Flint St., and to Quapaw Ave.

  • Quapaw Ave. to Market St.

  • Market St. to Broadway St.

  • Ending on Convention Blvd., adjacent to Beech St.

     

5K – Starts at 8 a.m.

  • Beginning on Convention Blvd., between Beech St. and Malvern Ave., onto Malvern Ave. to Spring St.

  • Spring St. to Central Ave.

  • Outside northbound lane of Central Ave. to Whittington Ave.

  • Take the Whittington Ave. loop back to Central Ave.

  • Outside southbound lane of Central Ave. to Market St.

  • Market St. to Broadway St.

  • Ending on Convention Blvd., adjacent to Beech St.

     

Squirt Course – Starts at 11 a.m.

  • Convention Blvd., between Beech St. and Malvern Ave., eastbound lanes to Opera St.

  • Staggered start times for each age group

  • Four turnaround points

  • Ending on Convention Blvd., adjacent to Beech St.

Alternate Route for Whittington Avenue Area:

  • Go to Central Ave to Reserve Street

  • Take Reserve merge with Spring Street to Grand Ave.

 

Alternate Route for East of Fern, Quapaw Area:

  • Take Prospect Ave to Exchange St

  • Exchange St to Court St

  • Cross Central Ave to Reserve

  • Reserve will merge with Spring St to Grand Ave.

 

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Presenting Sponsor

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

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