ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend is just one week away. Events will be held April 9 and 10, 2016 and includes races for all ages and fitness levels.
On Saturday, there will be a 5k run/walk, children’s fun runs, and a mature mile will be held in Forest Park.
On Sunday, the marathon, half marathon, marathon relay will take place in and around downtown St. Louis. There will also be a Bridge Challenge 3.5 - Race within a Race that starts near the entrance to the Eads Bridge and concludes after crossing the MLK Bridge. Participants will be timed separately on this portion of the course, with the top three in every age category receiving an additional award medal and a commemorative chocolate bar from Crown Candy Kitchen.
The event is a Boston Marathon qualifier.