I Love Forest Park 5K

Sunday, August 26, 2018 — 7:30 A.M. Race Time

WHETHER YOU RACE, WALK OR ENJOY THE KIDS FUN RUN, YOU WILL BE SUPPORTING THE ONLY 5K IN FOREST PARK WHOSE PROCEEDS DIRECTLY SUPPORT FOREST PARK MAINTENANCE!

★ Registration
Visit this website to register online today: 2018 I Love Forest Park 5K Registration
Forest Park Forever members receive a discount on registration! Please email us at membership@forestparkforever.org for more information.

Early Bird Pricing  
5K: $25 until Wednesday, August 3 
Kids Fun Run: $8 until Wednesday, August 3

*After August 4, the registration fee for the 5K is $35 until race day.

Schedule

  • 6:30 a.m. – Registration and t-shirt pickup opens
  • 7:00 a.m. – Pre-run warm ups
  • 7:30 a.m. – 5K kicks off
  • 8:15 a.m. – Kids Fun Run kicks off
  • 8:30 a.m. – Awards presented to 5K runners (see below for categories)
  • 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Post-run party snacks and fun

Race Shirts
Runners must register by midnight, Sunday, August 12, to be guaranteed a race shirt! Any who register on or after August 13 may receive a shirt on a first-come, first-served basis at packet pickup or at race registration, as long as shirts are remaining. If you register after August 12 and want a shirt, be sure to come early to packet pickup! 

Virtual Runner
Interested in the t-shirt only? Click here to purchase your shirt for $25 today!

Awards
There are awards for the overall top three finishers, male and female, and medals for 1st place for male and female in the following age categories (no duplication of awards): 

  • Under 19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69 
  • 70+

Packet Pickup
You can pick up your packet at in the Lobby of the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, 5595 Grand Drive, St. Louis, MO 63112 (Google Maps). The dates for these picks are:

  • Friday, August 24, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 25, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Additional notes for packet pickup: 

  • Pre-register for the race and receive your bib assignment
  • Collect your race shirt — guaranteed only if you registered by August 12.  Anyone who registered August 13 or after: first-come, first-served until we run out.
  • Get questions answered about parking, race route or any other race aspect

Route & Parking Info

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Many Thanks to Our Sponsors

Sprinter Sponsors

Please contact Amy Mangner at 314-561-3296 or amangner@forestparkforever.org to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

Additional questions? Check out our FAQ page.


A Fun Look Back at a Past I Love Forest Park 5K

Video by Once Films.