ST. LOUIS – Aug. 3, 2020 – The St. Louis Sports Commission’s annual Biz Dash presented by World Wide Technology will be held virtually in 2020 between Wednesday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 20. Overall health and safety was the top factor in moving to a virtual event. Registration for the popular 5K­­­ event is now open­­­ at

Participants can run or walk the 5K anytime during the five-day span. The cost for an individual registration is $28 and companies can purchase a Team Starter Pack, which features discounted registrations. All participants will receive a Biz Dash special edition t-shirt, phone/tablet holder, digital race bib and additional giveaways, which will be announced closer to the Biz Dash.

“Now more than ever, we want to celebrate our St. Louis community and living a healthy, active lifestyle,” said Chris Roseman, vice president of the St. Louis Sports Commission. “Whether you’ve returned to the office or are still working remotely, the Biz Dash is the perfect activity to promote health and wellness in the workplace. It is great for team bonding and allowing even more employees to participate while practicing social distancing.”

245 companies and 6,000 individual runners and walkers participated in the Biz Dash in 2019.

Individual and team registration is now open by visiting Company team registration closes on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 11:59 p.m. and individual registration closes Friday, Sept. 11 at Noon.

The Biz Dash would not be possible without the generous support of its sponsors. To join World Wide Technology, Spire, Fox Sports Midwest and HBM Holdings as sponsors of the 2020 Biz Dash, call Tom Dolan at 314-345-5111 or email

Team Starter Packs featuring discounted race entries are available for companies to purchase by visiting

The Biz Dash 5K benefits the St. Louis Sports Foundation, the Sports Commission’s 501(c)(3) charitable affiliate. Through its Foundation, the St. Louis Sports Commission implements programs that foster a culture of sportsmanship in St. Louis. Reaching parents, coaches and young athletes, the organization creates positive experiences for kids to play sports so they remain active and lead healthier, happier lives. To learn more about the St. Louis Sports Foundation, visit