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2023 Scotties Stampede 5K

The Scotties Stampede 5K held in Ballston Spa

The Ballston Spa Central School District recently hosted the annual Scotties Stampede 5k Run/Walk as part of the district’s Wellness Day 2023.  The event followed a highly popular Kid’s Color Run with close to 300 students enjoying a run around the campus amidst clouds of colored chalk.

The top three finishers of the Scotties 5k were Andrew Wade 1st place,  Ari Bishop, 2nd place and Robert Diamond 3rd place. Complete results are available via ARE events website at:

Thank you to our generous sponsors of the Annual Scotties Stampede 5K Run/walk!  The Gold Level Sponsor of the event was Empire BlueCross and Blue Shield, Silver Level Sponsors included Roundabout Runners ClubCDPHPAdirondack Cabling, Inc.New York State Sheriffs’ AssociationNYSSA – C-PassBallston Spa National Bank and Speckled Pig Brewing Co.Bronze Level Sponsors were High Rock Realty, Inc., John W Danforth Company, Leonard Bus Sales Inc., Adirondack Trust Company, Elliott Property Services and T-Shirt Graphics and the Community Level Supporter was Harold R Clune, Inc.

The Wellness Expo once again offered information from community organizations, a free bike raffle, live demonstrations and plenty of great giveaways during the event. The goal is to bring the school community together for a fun-filled day and encourage students and families to participate in healthy and active lifestyles.

As in year’s past, proceeds from the event will support the district’s Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region. Please call The Office of Community Relations and Program Support at (518) 884-7195 x1369 or contact Kelly Delaney-Elliott at for more information.

Top Place Finisher - Andrew Wade and Top Female Finisher - Lyndsey Lee