Faster, More Scenic Route

Run Thru the Lou!

See the best landmarks of St. Louis in an all new, faster point-to-point route that begins in Forest Park and ends near the Arch in downtown St. Louis. 

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APR 5-7

2019

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Run Thru the Lou!

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THE NEW!

FASTER TIMES!

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THE SIGHTS!

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As St. Louis' hometown race weekend, we are thrilled to announce this faster, more scenic route through some of the best sights in our city.  Whether it's on the brand-new full or half marathon route, a fast, flast 10K course, or the kickoff 5K party in Forest Park, runners of all abilities are in for a treat this April!"

Go! St. Louis provides a premium running experience for all abilities. St. Louis is lucky to have an organization in the community that is not only focused on fitness but bettering the lives of children and adults through their community programs"

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Mark Spewak,  President, Spewak Training

Marathon and half-marathon runners will enjoy running through beautiful Forest Park, the Washington University campus, down Wydown Boulevard in Clayton, through the Central West End and Cortex, past St. Louis University and Union Station, finishing with a flat mile along the Mississippi past the Arch in downtown St. Louis!  

STL's preeminent running event takes place on April 5-7, and features its first new route in four years.  Marathon, half-marathon, new 10K race, 5K, as well as children and senior events make it a fun-filled and healthy weekend for the whole family! 

Mona Vespa  President, GOI St. Louis

Half-marathon and marathon runners will enjoy scenic routes featuring St. Louis' best landmarks, with the final five miles in the half marathon and the final six miles in the marathon being completely downhill! 

An all-new 10k race on Sunday, April 7 is a fast out and back downtown. The 10k starts from the finish line site downtown, and covers six fast, flat miles along the riverfront.

Friday, April 5, 2019
 
Events: 5K and Children's Fun Run

Location: Forest Park, 6pm

Saturday, April 6, 2019
 
Events:  Youth Programs and Mature Mile

Location: Forest Park, 8am

Sunday, April 7, 2019
 
Events:  Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay Marathon, 10K

Location: Forest Park, 7am

Schedule of Events 
 
The Marathon Weekend begins in Forest Park on Friday,  April 5 and ends in downtown St. Louis on Sunday, April 7. There are events for runners of all types and abilities and a variety of places for spectators to cheer on their favorite runners!

Discover the Very Best of St. Louis!

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EXPERIENCE

As a St. Louis original, participants enjoy St. Louis-themed finish line food, top quality race shirts, great-looking finisher medals for all participants and a post-race party with a local band.

THE FUN!

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I always love GO! St. Louis events because of the quality of the race.  But I am more excited than ever to experience a faster and more scenic course running down to the river."

Brad Kelley,  2018 Marathon Weekend Participant

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