Option 1: There are 2 options to get your packet mailed to you: 1: Get your packet mailed to your front door for $12.99 (limited time availability). 2. Bundle packet mailing and a bouquet of roses at the event for $22.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Packet pick up information will be posted about 2 weeks prior to the event.
Option 3: Pick up your packet on event morning at the start location (not recommended).
Picking up someone else’s packet? Don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration
Helping Hand Me Downs enhances the quality of life for children and families in the St. Louis area by meeting their immediate needs, then connecting them with life-changing resources that foster independence.
A finisher medal will be awarded to every participant in the 5K & 10K. A winner medal will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female, in each age group and overall for the 5K & 10K. Participant must be present on event day to receive medal.
Every Kids Dash participant receives a finishers ribbon!
This course is almost entirely on the streets of Forest park. The 10K does two loops on the 5K course.
Live Participant Tracking:
Click here to download the live participant tracking app, RaceJoy. Experience race day like never before! Track your race progress while on course. Your family and friends can track your progress and directly send you motivational support while you’re racing.
Join in the excitement as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt for volunteering. Volunteers will help at water stations, participant check-in, course marshaling and many other places.
If you can’t find your volunteer confirmation e-mail, which is sent 2 weeks prior to the event, please contact us at 224-757-5425 or the e-mail address below. Or simply meet at the volunteer check-in located at the start/finish line on event day at 6:55 a.m. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This 5K event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib visibly on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see schedule above.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you. Post race shirt request link.
There is not gear check at this event.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration. If your package does not arrive before event day, please come to packet pick up or the event site where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
Like most live sporting events, this ticket/registration is non-refundable.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers. Therefore earbuds/headphones are strongly not recommended
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
No dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers & joggers only, must start in the back of the starting corral and the parent/guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of their child(ren) in the stroller.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other MissouriRuns.com’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. All deferment requests must be sent via e-mail and please include your name, the event your currently in and which event you would like to defer into.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.