Spa Running Festival

Sat November 13, 2021 Hot Springs, AR 71901 US Directions
Spa Running Festival 10k

As of 11/2/21, the 10K Race is sold out with a cap of 600 runners.

10K Finisher Shirt and Medal:

This will be the 40th anniversary of the Spa 10K, which started this festival in 1982.  Historically, the race is part of the Arkansas Grand Prix Series but due to COVID-19 the 2021 Grand Prix Series has been cancelled. The course USATF Certificate Code is #AR13022DLP.
  • Participants should maintain a 19.21 pace per mile to complete the 10K course in 2 hours.  Our race has a start line mat and finish line mat so your race time starts when you step on the start line mat.
  • All participants will receive a great Long Sleeve Technical Shirt and awesome Finisher's medal.
  • Registrations are non-refundable and cannot be carried forward to the next year; however, we do allow a transfer to another event or person through "edit registration". Transfers must be done no later than November 7th.  
The race starts on Convention Blvd and takes you through beautiful downtown Hot Springs with its majestic bathhouse row complete with the spas and rich history. Next, the route takes you over West Mountain for 2 miles where the winding road meanders through pines and mixed hardwoods. Down the other side, you are met with the electric homes of the Quapaw Historic District and then finish back on Convention 
10K turn-by-turn course description:
  • Beginning on Convention Blvd (Palm and Convention) east bound lanes proceed to Malvern Ave.
  • Right on Malvern Ave to Spring St.
  • Left on Spring St. to Central Ave.
  • Right on Central Ave. to Whittington Ave.
  • Left on Whittington Ave.  Proceed around Whittington Ave. loop park & back to West Mountain Dr.
  • Right on West Mountain Drive to Prospect Ave.
  • Right on Prospect Ave to Pecan St.
  • Straight on Pecan St. to Flint St.
  • Left on Flint St. to Quapaw Ave.
  • Left on Quapaw Ave. to Market St.
  • Right on Market St., crossing Ouachita and Central Ave. to Broadway
  • Left on Broadway, under bank and crossing Malvern Ave. to Convention Blvd.
  • Thru to Convention Blvd.
  • Finish on Convention Blvd prior to Palm St.

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