Looking to run a certified 5k? Spirit of Discovery Park is bringing a family-friendly special fundraising event to St. Peter’s 370 Lakeside Park, on Sunday, May 6th. The Dash at Dusk 5K Run and Walk is NOT your typical race. This is a unique opportunity highlighting our amputees’ and those with disabilities, including our wounded Veterans, to participate along with their peers and family. Cheer on these athletes as they compete on a certified 5K course being professionally timed by the Fleet Feet Sports.
This is the perfect
opportunity for every BODY, especially adults and children of all ages who have
lost a limb (or limbs) as well as those in a wheelchair. Scheduling conflict? Not in town?
No problem! Spirit of Discovery
Park is offering a virtual run keeping
with their purpose; creating a run and walk for every BODY!
The Bubble Bus will be accompanying us providing music and a proper BUBBLE finish for every BODY crossing the finish line! Friendship Brewery and additional local vendors will be treating you after the event in the lit pavilion so made sure to stick around!
PACKET PICK-UP: Friday, May 4th from 10:00am-8:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports - St. Charles.
3:00 PM- 3:45 PM – 5K “DAY OF” Registration.
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM – Warm-up with Lisa Huseman Hale, owner, Z Total Body Fitness Studio
3:50 PM - 4:00 PM – Brief history of Spirit of Discovery Park and the singing of the National Anthem
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM – Runner’s Kick-off
4:15 PM – Walker’s Kick-off and Bubble Bus begins
4:15 PM – 6:00PM – Music, Food and Entertainment
5:45 PM – Bubble Bus Glow Bubbles begin
6:00 PM – Award presentation
Spirit of Discovery Park is a local, nonprofit, organization established in 2016. Its Board of Directors has taken on the monumental task of developing a 100% inclusive amusement park specifically designed for people with physical and mental disabilities and special needs. The destination will be located in the St. Louis metropolitan area and will have rides and attractions, a greenhouse, and an ice rink welcoming every BODY in tennis shoes to hospital beds.
For more information regarding this event, upcoming events and additional opportunities to support, please visit us at www.SpiritofDiscoveryPark.com.