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2014 Freedom 4 Miler & Family Fun Run presented by Schnucks

July 5, 2014 – Forest Park & Saint Louis Zoo

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- Salute, Celebrate and Run! The Freedom 4 Miler & Family Fun Run presented by Schnucks will take place on Saturday, July 5th in Forest Park. The Freedom 4 Miler starts at 7 a.m. and the one-mile Family Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m.

FREEDOM 4 MILER – (Forest Park)

2013 Freedom 4 Miler & Family Fun Run

  • $30 until July 3
  • $35 – July 3 through Race Day

FAMILY FUN RUN – (Saint Louis Zoo)

  • $15 through Race Day

RACE FEATURES

  • Dog tag finisher medals
  • Tech t-shirts (Freedom 4 Miler participants) – (shirts run large)
  • Most patriotic costume contest
  • Unit of soldiers running in cadence
  • Military discount and an Armed Forces Division

FREEDOM 4 MILER COURSE MAP

Click on the map below to view a printable version.

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FAMILY FUN RUN COURSE MAP

Click on the map below to view a printable version.

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RACE DAY SCHEDULE

6 a.m. – Freedom 4 Miler Registration / Packet Pick-up Opens (located inside Post Foods Parade Town)
7 a.m. – Freedom 4 Miler – Presented by Schnucks
8 a.m. – Freedom 4 Miler Awards (Main stage – Post Foods Parade Town)
8:15 a.m. – Costume Contest Awards (Main stage – Post Foods Parade Town)
8:30 a.m. – Freedom Family Fun Run – Presented by Schnucks (1 mile)

 

SHOW OFF YOUR RED, WHITE & BLUE!

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Show off your red, white and blue by dressing up in your favorite patriotic costume! Prizes will be awarded to the most patriotic adult, child and family. You must be registered for either the Freedom 4 Miler or Family Fun Run to be eligible to win prizes. We encourage originality, creativity and lots of fun, but please remember this is a family affair.

AWARDS

  • Overall Male Winner and Overall Female Winner
  • Armed Forces Male Champion and Armed Forces Female Champion
  • Top 3 finishers for both male and female in the following age groups:
    10 & Under
    11 – 19
    20 – 29
    30 – 39
    40 – 49
    50 – 59
    60 – 69
    70 & Over

PACKET PICK-UP SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 2 & Thursday, July 3 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Big River Running Company South City
5352 Devonshire Avenue; St. Louis, MO 63109

Big River Running Company U City
606 North and South Road; University City, MO 63130

Des Peres Schnucks
12332 Manchester Road; St. Louis, MO 63131

Belleville East Schnucks
110 Carlyle Plaza Drive; Belleville, IL 62221

Friday, July 4 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Des Peres Schnucks
12332 Manchester Road; St. Louis, MO 63131

Belleville East Schnucks
110 Carlyle Plaza Drive; Belleville, IL 62221

Race Morning (Saturday, July 5) beginning at 6 a.m.

Forest Park (inside Post Foods Parade Town)

PARKING

Free parking will be available in the Forest Park Visitor Center Lot and Upper Muny lot.  Parking in the North Zoo lot and South Zoo lot will be FREE before 7:30 a.m.  If you arrive after 7:30 a.m., $30 per car will be charged.

Do not park on any street in Forest Park.  Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense.  Park only in designated areas.

Participants are strongly encouraged to take MetroLink.

BAG CHECK

Freedom 4 Miler and Family Fun Run participants will have the option to check a bag into a secure area before the race.  Bag check will be located in Post Foods Parade Town and is available from 6 – 9 a.m. on July 5.  A $5 fee (cash only) applies for this service.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

The Lakeside Cafe inside the Saint Louis Zoo will have breakfast food and beverages available starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.

STROLLERS

Strollers are permitted for the Freedom 4 Miler or Family Fun Run.  Please note that strollers will be stopped at a security checkpoint on the 4 Miler route, which will affect your race time.  Please direct any questions regarding the stroller policy to Tim Ryan at (314) 345-5101.

PROHIBITED ITEMS FOR FAIR SAINT LOUIS

Alcoholic beverages
Glass, metal, or unsealed containers over 1 Liter
Coolers of any kind
Large containers
Weapons of Any kind
Explosives
Illegal substances of any kind
Pets
Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, or personalized motor vehicles of any kind
Fireworks
Professional recording and/or photography equipment
Unauthorized vendors, solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.

REFUND POLICY

All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Sorry, no exceptions.

If you choose to switch from the Freedom 4 Miler to the 1-mile Family Fun Run you may do so by emailing us, however you will not receive a refund for the difference in entry fees.