Ballston Spa CSD Hosts Wellness Day and ‘Scotties Stampede’ – Saratogian

BALLSTON SPA, NY – A district-wide Wellness Day will be held Saturday, May 14 in the Ballston Spa Central School District.

The star event is the annual Ballston Spa 5k walk/run for education, the Scotties Stampede, at Wood Road Elementary School Complex. The day begins with a Kids’ Color Run at 8:30 am followed by the Scotties Stampede 5k at 9 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, and can be done online at

A Wellness Expo will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the cafeteria/gym on Wood Road. The Expo will once again offer 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 with any questions.