Power of the Giraffe 5K

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

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Join us for the 4th annual Power of the Giraffe 5K. 100% of the proceeds from this event go to help St. Louis Metro area cancer patients. The Power of the Giraffe provides financial assistance to people in need that are going through cancer treatments. The Power of the Giraffe also offers "Carol's Care Packages" through 8 St. Louis Metropolitan area hospitals. Carol's Care Packages are offered through St. Louis University Hospital, Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Hospital, Alton Memorial Hospital, OSF St. Anthony's Hospital, Anderson Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Help us fulfill our mission of helping families rise above their fight with cancer. When you see a giraffe, stick your neck out and help your fellow man.


  • Date | Saturday, May 5th, 2018
  • Start Time | 9:00am
  • Location | Alton Riverfront Park | 1 Riverfront Dr. Alton, IL 62002
    • Start line next to the Amphitheater
  • Swag
    • Participants will receive a t-shirt and drawstring bag with registration
    • 5K finishers will receive a finisher medal
    • Sizes | adult S - 3XL, youth S - L
    • Participants can upgrade to a dri-fit long sleeve
    • Race day registration are not guaranteed swag
  • Registration Fees
    • $25 | through 4/1
    • $35 | 4/2 through race day
  • Packet Pickup and Late Registration
  • Course | We start and finish next to the Alton Amphitheater. The course is a picturesque run on the levee next to the Mississippi River with the Alton Marina and the Lewis and Clark bridge in the background.
  • Awards | Overall Male and Female will receive an award.  All 5K finishers will receive a finisher medal. 
  • Results

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