Spa Running Festival

Sat November 13, 2021 Hot Springs, AR 71901 US Directions

What:    Spa Running Festival Training Clinic
Date:     September 21 - November 9, 2021
Where:  Transportation Depot, 101 Broadway, Hot Springs, Arkansas 
Sponsored by:  Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield 

The Program:
The Arkansas Spa Pacers are presenting a training clinic to prepare you for the Spa Running Festival on November 13, 2021. Coaches will be present to assist and direct all participants, from the complete beginner to advanced, in training methods and mileage recommendations to achieve your goals on race day. 

Where and When:
Starting September 21, 2021 at 5:45 pm every Tuesday and Thursday, participants can meet for the in-person group run/walk at the Transportation Depot located at 101 Broadway Street, downtown Hot Springs. 

The Training Clinic:
The Training Clinic is designed to prepare you for the Spa Running Festival 5K/10K on November 13, 2021 but everyone is encouraged to become stronger and faster as you train with us! 

If you have never trained for or run a race before …..we understand! Everyone of us has started with that hardest step, the one to sign up and begin that journey to a healthy lifestyle. We will have a level for each person that wants to begin that journey.

Intermediate Runners:
For those that have a solid foundation in running and want to improve their speed or distance, we will give you the advice you need to attempt that PR or set your sights on a longer race distance.

Advanced Runners:
No matter how fast you are, training in a group setting can help you achieve that new level in your running career. We will help push you to that podium finish!
How to participate: 
The clinic is 100% free. All you need to do is register, show up as often as you can, and try your best.
To register for the clinic click here or it can be found on RunSignUp by searching Spa Running Festival  Training Clinic. 
We understand what it's like to begin a run/walk program and will do our best to support you in this journey.
Covid 19 precautions:
This year's clinic will meet in-person at the Transportation Depot. To limit exposure, groups will meet in separate designated area with their group only to receive instructions on the route for the evening. The usual training, tips, and advice component will be done virtually and shown on the Spa Running Festival Training Clinic FaceBook group. If you haven't joined the Training Clinic's FB group, click here.  
Masks and social distancing are recommended. Taking group pictures or coming if you are feeling ill or potentially exposed is not recommended. We need everyone's help in following safety protocols. 

Questions, contact Clinic Leaders:
Erin Scott (501) 282-4948 Jason Armitage at (501) 318-3088

For more information about the race or to register go to Spa Running Festival at

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