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Saturday Morning – Tour de Grove 5K Run

Get Your Run On! Don’t just watch, DO!

The Running of the Grove. Saturday May 11th, 9:30 am.  Prior to the start of the NCC Tour de Grove cycling events, we’ll be hosting a 5K run OR walk on the the Tour de Grove criterium race course. You can tell all of your peers that you crossed the finish line before the top pros. Keeping with our theme of human performance- we’re sweetening the race with a swanky purse – so the fastest local runners will turn up the heat.

Two laps on the fully enclosed race circuit- everyone will get the PRO treatment.


MOPRO13_5K_11x17_M WEBWith Overall $1700 Cash and Age Group prizes and awards on the line, we invite you to get out of bed, get on your shoes and get your heart rate up. Runners will be able to experience the entire Tour de Grove criterium race as athletes and later on as spectators. Bring your family and enjoy the day’s activities at the Tour de Grove Expo and kids’ races. Motion Capture Finish Lynx Camera-photo finish perfect timing, t-Shirt included, good clean fun guaranteed. Course length to be certified by St. Louis Track Club.

Cash Prizes to the Top 3 Overall Men and Women: 1st- $500, 2nd- $250, 3rd- $100


You can register ONLINE (click on the handy button, above), at Packet Pick Up on Thursday May 9th @ Urban Chestnut Brewery, 3229 Washington Avenue, or Race Day between 8:00 and 8:59.  (We can’t guarantee the fabulous event shirt for race day registration- but we can have one custom tailored for you for later delivery…) Race Day Registration will be at Talmage Ave and Manchester Ave- Next door to the Atomic Cowboy Restaurant. The 5K run payout will be at registration. 

2013 Tour de Grove 5K MapIf you click on this handy map it will ENLARGE. The Start/Finish will be at Manchester Ave and Kentucky Ave. Registration will be on Talmage next to Atomic Cowboy.

PARKING- Street Parking will be available near the Start/Finish on the outside of the Race Course. The Commerce Bank lot at Sarah and Vandeventer Ave will be the closest surface lot to Registration.



The Hydration and Nutrition Station will be “manned” by the fabulous folks at Arco Hair Company. Run fast and look good doing it!!! Go see Natalie and the crew- they are located at 4301 Arco Avenue, 63110.