Join Washington University Runners and 'Take Steps for Kids'
Runners and walkers for this year's Take Steps for Kids event are taking their marks. The Washington University Running Club, which organizes the annual race, launched this year's website and is already encouraging folks to register for the important fundraiser which is slated for Saturday, March 23. All of the proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri.
- 4 p.m. - packet pick up and on-site registration
- 5 p.m. - 1 mile start
- 5:30 p.m. - 5k start
- 6:15 p.m. - 150-yard dash for kids
The race starts in Brookings Quad at Washington University in St. Louis. The address is One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110.
(Pictured are Becky James-Hatter, President/CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri and Michelle Knopp of Take Steps for Kids.)
- 5K: $25 for adults, $15 for student/child
- 1 Mile: $20 for adults, $12 for student/child
- Bigs, Littles and Parents of Littles are Free
Visit www.takestepsforkids.org to register.
NOTE: There is an additional $5 charge for Race Day registration. A t-shirt is included in the entry fee, but not guaranteed for race-day registration. Registration and sales are final. No refunds are offered.
- Professional timing
- Accurate distance
- Downhill course
- Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome
- Awards to top 5 males and females
- Awards to top 3 in five age divisions
Both the largest and the fastest teams will win awards and a pizza party. Team "speed" will be calculated by the overall places, of the top five runners on each team, taking gender into account.
Raffle and Silent Auction
Hundreds of dollars of merchandise from local businesses will be available for silent auction and a raffle.
Contact the race directors, Michelle and Kevin, by email at email@example.com, or by phone at (508) 838-4699.
The event will happen rain or shine. In the event of a weather emergency, there will be no refunds.
To read about last year's event, click here.