Red, white, and boom! Bust out your streamers, patriotic pants and be a part of America's Biggest Birthday Party! The party begins Tuesday evening with the ParadeTown celebration and fireworks, then join us Wednesday morning for the Inaugural America’s Birthday 5K Run/Walk at the newly renovated Kiener Plaza. Cross the finish line to have a custom America's Birthday medal draped around your neck, refuel on refreshments and food, while a DJ plays all the greatest patriotic hits! Participants will be treated to VIP viewing of America's largest Fourth of July parade. After the parade, experience America's Biggest Birthday Party on the newly renovated Arch Grounds at Fair St. Louis!
Date | Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
Location | Kiener Plaza Park, 500 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63101
- 6:30am | Race day registration/Packet pickup open
- 7:30am | 5K Run/Walk begins
- 8:15am | Overall winners announced and awards table opens
- 9:30am | America's Birthday Parade begins
- 12:00pm | Fair St. Louis opens
Swag | Participants who register through June 20th will be guaranteed an ultra-light, gender-specific wicking polyester running tee perfect for summer running. Available sizes: XS-2XL. Sizing Chart.
- $30 | through 5/25
- $35 | 5/26 - 6/20*
- $40 | 6/21 - 7/3
- $45 | race day
- Shirt guarantee deadline is 6/20
Packet Pick-up & Late Registration
Volunteers | Interested in volunteering for the event? Volunteers will receive an event shirt and gift card to Fleet Feet St. Louis. Email Jules (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Refunds & Transfers
- No refunds within 14 days of an event. No make-up date if the event is canceled due to weather. Entries are not transferable to another event but can be transferred to another participant.
- Dogs are not allowed to participate in the 5K run/walk
- Strollers are welcome, we just ask that you start towards the back of the field