Better start training: The Hot Springs annual stair climbing race, Stars, Strips, and Steps, will be held on Memorial Day 2022.
This race takes participants through the town of Hot Springs up and down our historic staircases. You can choose from the 2-mile (about 269 steps), 5k (about 657 steps), or half marathon race (744 steps).
At the finish line of Centennial Park, there will be live music, free kids activities, food, and more from 12-3.
You can find out more and register for the 2022 event here.
Can’t get enough of the stairs? There’s also the Climb Hot Springs race in the fall.