BIZ DASH BRINGS AREA BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE CIVIC PRIDE, CAMARADERIE AND LIVING A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE
ST. LOUIS – April 30, 2018 – Registration for the 2018 Biz Dash 5K opens tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at stlbizdash.com. Known as St. Louis’ biggest office party, the event takes place at Soldiers Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 27. The Biz Dash is the perfect opportunity for St. Louis area businesses to bring employees together to promote a healthy, active lifestyle, while having a fun night with friends and colleagues. More than 250 companies and 6,000 individual runners and walkers are expected to participate in the third year event.
The cost is $35 per participant through Wednesday, Sept. 12 and $40 from Thursday, Sept. 13 through Thursday, Sept. 20 when company team registration closes. Individual registration closes Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 5 p.m.
Runners and walkers of all levels are encouraged to participate on their company team. Companies may register an unlimited number of employees. As part of the event, employers have the opportunity to rent a tent to serve as the company team headquarters and pre-purchase food and beverages through hospitality packages to be delivered to the tent. A menu of available food and beverage options will be released in June. If your organization is not participating, you can register as an individual on the St. Louis Sports Foundation team and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event.
Each participating company will have the opportunity to customize its preferred payment method including absorbing employee registration costs, covering a percentage of each registration, or having employees pay their own entry fee.
Biz Dash 5K participants will receive event swag items, a complimentary drink ticket and access to the company tailgate party festivities with live entertainment in the Spire Team Village.
REGISTRATION AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Team Starter Packs featuring race entries, a company tent, tables, and chairs are available for companies to purchase. For information on Team Starter Packs and a full list of sponsorship opportunities, call Emily Thompson at 314-345-5111 or visit stlbizdash.com.
BIZ DASH PROCEEDS
The Biz Dash 5K benefits the St. Louis Sports Foundation, the Sports Commission’s 501(c)(3) charitable affiliate. The Foundation implements programs and activities that promote sportsmanship, create positive environments for kids to play sports, and help young people in St. Louis lead healthier, happier lives. To learn more about the St. Louis Sports Foundation, visit sportsmanship.org.
BIZ DASH 5K EVENT SCHEDULE
Spire Team Village – 5 to 10 p.m.
Team Captains can pre-order food and beverages for company tailgate spaces where participants can network and enjoy the festivities.
Biz Dash 5K – 7 p.m.
The 5K course will be released at a later date.
The Biz Dash 5K is produced by the St. Louis Sports Commission. For more information on the event, visit stlbizdash.com.