10th Annual "D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers" 5K/10K & Kids Fun Run

301 North Jefferson Ave.
Millstadt, IL 62260

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

The Millstadt Police Department will be holding our 10th Annual "D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers" 5K, 10K, & 1/2 mile kids fun run at the Village of Millstadt Park on Saturday, Novemer 7th, starting at 9:00 a.m. The event will benefit BackStoppers and the police department's local youth programs. We had a GREAT turnout last year from the greater St. Louis area. We will have long-sleeve performance t-shirts, custom awards, plus free food for all. All kids who participate in the fun run will receive a participation medal. Our event also features a 1st Responder Division (top 3 active police officers, firefighters or EMT)  & Clydesdale Division (overall winner). Top 3 male & female finishers of both the 5K & 10K receive plaques. The top three finishers in each age division receive medals. Age groups for male & female: 13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 - 69, 70 & Up. A “Virtual Runner” option is available for those who do not care to participate or are unable to, but still want to support the cause. All entries will be eligible to win a free HD television! Early packet available at Millstadt Village Hall, 111 W. Laurel St., on November 5th & 6th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Please email any questions about the event to ahucke@millstadtpolice.org


Event details and schedule

Early packet pick up:  October 31st & November 1st 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Millstadt Village Hall; 111 West Laurel Street, Millstadt.

Day of Event


8:00  - Day of registration and day of packet pickup

8:45 - Course briefting, National Anthem, etc...

9:00 - 5K/10K race starts.

10:00 - Kids 1/2 mile fun run begins.

5K & 10K are out and back routes.  5K route is fairly flat with a hill near the turn-a-round.  The 10K route is also mainly flat.

Parking: There is ample parking in the park's parking lot, as well as surrounding side streets.  There is no parking on North Jefferson Street.


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