15th ANNUAL STRIDES for HOPE 5KRun/1Mile Walk

August 13, 2022 Directions
Events
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In Person 5K Run

$30 8:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT Price increases after August 7, 2022 at 8:00am CDT
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In Person 1 Mile Fun Run/Walks

$30 8:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT Price increases after August 7, 2022 at 8:00am CDT

Virtual Challenge

$30 Run, Walk, Bike, or Choose whatever you like!
Kids 12 and under Run for Free!

Virtual 5K Run

$30 Price increases after August 7, 2022 at 8:00am CDT
Kids 12 and under Run for Free!

Virtual 1 Mile Run/Fun Walk

$30 8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after August 7, 2022 at 8:00am CDT
Description

Join us for the 15th Annual STRIDES for HOPE memorial event for family members who have lost an infant with all proceed going to benefit Infant Loss Resources. This year Infant Loss Resources will host a hybrid event. You will be able to choose from an in-person race at Frontier Park located in St. Charles County and/or virtual challenge format to allow families to participate in a variety of ways. We greatly care about our communities and want to do our part to keep you healthy, our staff healthy and help minimize the spread of the virus. 

Use the race as a motivation tool to stay active, compete against family and friends, and support an organization dedicated to providing family resources and building awareness around infant health. 100% of the race proceeds will go to supporting Infant Loss Resources educational and grief support programs. 

Here's how it works:
  1. Pick a race distance and/or virtual challenge.
  2. We will mark the beginning of the event with a live Facebook Race Day Kick off.
  3. Run your race and/or participate in the virtual challenge and submit your results either by text message or email (if you've opted in) or by heading to the results page here by the deadline of August 13, 2022 at 11:59 PM (Central Time). Results update in real time as people submit their times. Be sure to take a selfie and post on social media with the hashtag #stridesforhope2022
  4. Tune into our Facebook for Event updates during August 13, 2022 and see how other people participated and learn more about Infant Loss Resources
Here's what you get for signing up:
  • A Strides For Hope t-shirt commemorating the 15th annual memorial event (t-shirt deadline is July 29, 2022).
  • Connection with other families remembering lost loved ones
  • Motivation to stay active
  • The good feeling that comes with supporting our community
Best Ways to Participate:
  • Become a Fundraiser - The annual Strides event provides critical funding for Infant Loss Resources' programs supporting grief support, spreading awareness and education for safe infant sleep practices. Please consider setting up a fundraiser page to help support our mission here. This fundraising page can be connected to Facebook fundraising to help share and raise awareness with friends and family
  • Start/Join a Team - Invite family and friends to participate in the events this year, share results to encourage each other. 
  • Track your distance and time yourself by following a local St. Louis area route provided by Big River Running here
  • Refer family and friends using your referral code (included in your confirmation email), receive $10 toward your registration fee for every 5 people referred through your code (maximum of $20)
  • Sibling Activity Challenge - Set up a fundraiser and encourage family and friends to commit to match every minute of activity with a donation.
Strides for Hope 2022 Shirt

The Strides for Hope 2022 shirt is designed to commemorate participation in the event and lost infant family members. It will be made of high quality Dri Fit material and can be customized with the name of your baby on the back of the shirt at no additional cost (contact liz@infantlossresources.org for more information). 

Register before July 29, 2022 to get your shirt!

 

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Place
Frontier Park & Katy Trail, St. Charles, MO
Directions

Frontier Park & Katy Trail, St. Charles, MO

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