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  • St. Louis Sports Commission to Host Olympic Day Celebration on June 23 at Francis Olympic Field

    ST. LOUISANS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL TRADITION OF RUNNING THE 1904 OLYMPIC STADIUM TRACK WITH HOMEGROWN OLYMPIANS JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE AND DAWN HARPER-NELSON

    ST. LOUIS – June 16, 2023 – St. Louis’ traditional Olympic Day celebration provides a once-a-year opportunity to walk side-by-side with our region’s esteemed Olympians, reinforcing the Olympic spirit and blending sports with culture and education. On Friday, June 23, participants of all ages are invited to join Olympic Gold Medalists Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Dawn Harper-Nelson in running or walking the track at Francis Olympic Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, site of the 1904 Olympic Games. The Olympic Day celebration is from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and is organized by the St. Louis Sports Commission.

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