‘Pop the Stigma’ 5K Run

Date: August 24, 2019

Location: Upper Muny Parking Lot
Start: 8:00 a.m.

The inaugural “Pop the Stigma” 5K run will be held on August 24, 2019 in Forest Park. The event, hosted by the Young Leaders of the SSM Health Foundation supports Behavioral Health Programs at our six regional SSM Health St. Louis Hospitals.

Runners, walkers and families of all ages, paces and fitness levels are welcome to enjoy the beauty of Forest Park while participating in our family-friendly 5k run. Managed by Big River Running Company, participants will enjoy a professionally timed event in atmosphere of festive giving!

Cost: $30 | Participants receive a T-Shirt and Runner’s Bib

Packet Pick-Up is August 23, 2019 at Big River – West County

13969 Manchester Road, Manchester, MO 63011

Phone: 636-394-5500

Day of Event Check-In: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM

Race Start Time: 8:00 AM


Start in the Upper Muny Festival Plaza, east & west around Festival Plaza to Summit, east to McKinley, south to Union, east to Theatre, west to Pagoda Circle, counter-clockwise around Pagoda Circle to Cricket, north to Grand, east to Union, south to Jefferson, south to Wells, west to Macklind, north to Union west to McKinley, north to Summit, east to Upper Muny Plaza, east & west around Festival Plaza to Finish at Start.

Thank you to our sponsors: Emerson, St. Louis Community College – Wildwood, Essenpreis Carpet Care, Missouri Athletic Club, Suburban Industrial Packaging, Inc., Arch Marketing Solutions, Commerical Bank, Karpel Solutions, Abbott EMS and Major Brands. Your generosity and support helps us to provide exceptional care and Behavioral Health programs at all of our six regional hospitals.

Can’t make the run this year but want to give back? Please don’t hesitate to share this page with family and friends. Donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your support in making the inaugural SSM Health Foundation “Pop the Stigma” 5K Run a huge success for behavioral health.

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