Ballston Spa Wellness Day and Scotties Stampede 5k with Free Kids Run


Ballston Spa – A district-wide wellness day focusing on health and wellness will be held on Saturday, May 14 in the Ballston Spa Central School District. The star event is hosting the annual Ballston Spa 5k walk/run for education, the Scotties Stampede, at Wood Road Elementary School Complex. The day begins with a children’s color run at 8:30 am, followed by the Scotties Stampede 5k at 9:00 am. All current CDC and NYS safety guidelines will be followed. All members of the Ballston Spa school community are invited to come together for a fun run/walk. Pre-registration is required for the 5K and Kids’ Color Run online at

The Wellness Expo will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the cafeteria/gym on Wood Road. The Expo will again feature information from community organizations, a free bike raffle, free bike helmets with accessories, live demonstrations and lots of giveaways during the event. Scotties Locker will also be available to provide used sports equipment to students/families free of charge.

As in the past, proceeds from the event support the district’s Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region. For more information, please visit the website at or follow #BSpaWellness. Please call the Community Relations and Program Support Office at 518-884-7195 ext. 1369 for any questions.


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