St. Charles Runners Club Flat Five

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

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The nonprofit, RRCA-sanctioned St. Charles Runners Club is proud to present the 37th running of the FLAT FIVE. This unique event includes a 5 Mile run, a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and a 50 Meter Toddler Trot. Back again this year - cash prizes for the top three Overall male/female, awards for the top finishers and age groups, trophies for all 1 mile fun run finishers and softstyle shirts!
 A portion of the proceeds from this event benefits local charities.  Check out the benefiting 2017 charity: 2000 Feet

Thank you to our special event sponsors! Click on their image to learn more about them. 

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  • Date | Sunday, August 5th, 2018
  • Start Time 
    • 5 Mile | 7:30am
    • 1 Mile | 8:30am
    • 50 Meter Toddler Trot | 9:00am
  • Location | Frontier Park, 1st Capitol Dr & S Riverside Dr, St Charles, MO 63301.  
    • The events are set in the 19th century atmosphere of historic downtown St. Charles, MO.  They start and finish on the St. Charles riverfront in the north end of Frontier Park, directly behind Missouri's first state capitol.  Parking lots are located on the west side of Riverside Drive. The large bandstand serves as our race headquarters.
  • Swag
    • Softstyle shirts guarantee to 5 Mile participants who register by 7/22.  1 Mile participants can choose to purchase an event shirt for $10 until 7/23. Sizes available: Youth Medium-2XL.
  • Registration Fees | Click Here to Register
    • 5 Mile | $25 | through 7/22
    • 5 Mile | $30 | 7/23- race day
    • 1 Mile | $15 | through 7/22
    • 1 Mile | $20 | 7/23 - race day
    • 50 Meter Toddler Trot | $10 | through race day
  • Packet Pickup and Late Registration
    • 8/4 | 10am-4pm | Fleet Feet Sports - St. Charles
    • 8/5 | beginning at 6:30am | race site at the bandstand
  • Course | The 5 Mile course begins on the roads as it takes the runners through historic St. Charles's Frenchtown district and then into DuSable Park.  After exiting DuSable Park, the runners will run the final stretch of the course on the Katy Trail.  There is a water station in the park - which the runners pass two times.  The 1 Mile course is an out-and-back on the Katy Trail.  The Toddler Trot is held in the grass, so it is safe for very wobbly toddlers!
  • Awards | Cash prizes! Awards to the top three overall male/female winners in the 5 Mile. $100 awarded to top overall male/female, $50 to second, and $25 for third overall. Plaque awards to the top three male/females in Masters division along with male/females in the 5 Mile to the following age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.  Trophies for all 1 mile finishers.  
  • Join the Club 
    The St. Charles Runners Club is a social club that promotes and encourages running.  We host races, group runs, social get-togethers, and the occasional business meeting. We also assist local running-oriented charitable causes.  The St. Charles Runners Club is a nonprofit sanctioned by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and governed by an elected Board of Directors.

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