ST. LOUISANS INVITED TO TAKE PART IN ANNUAL TRADITION OF RUNNING THE 1904 OLYMPIC STADIUM TRACK WITH JJK AND AREA OLYMPIANS
ST. LOUIS – June 7, 2019 – The Olympic Day tradition in St. Louis continues. On Friday, June 21, St. Louis will mark the worldwide celebration of Olympic Day with an event unique to America’s first Olympic city. Participants of all ages, especially young people, are invited to join six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee and other area Olympians to run or walk the track at Washington University’s Francis Field, one of the sites of the 1904 Olympic Games. The Olympic Day celebration runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and is organized by the St. Louis Sports Commission.