Running Events
Run with Us in 2018

The Garden encourages guests of all ages and abilities to get outdoors and move with us. Join a trail run, 5K fun run, and other events focused on moving and playing outside.

Runners at the Garden, Climatron in backgroundDaffodil Dash 5K Trail Run

Save the Date for 2019!
Saturday, April 6 | 9–10 a.m.
Shaw Nature Reserve

Kick off Meet Me Outdoors in St. Louis with a trail run at the Nature Reserve. Enjoy thousands of daffodils and the experience of a trail run over diverse natural surfaces. Participants receive a run shirt. 

Proceeds support Shaw Nature Reserve.

$20 members | $30 nonmembers

Runners in the Japanese GardenTulip Trot

Save the Date for 2019!
Sunday, April 14 | 7–9 a.m.

Join the Young Friends of the Garden for a morning fun run on a recommended 5K course through the Garden grounds. Participants receive a run shirt and same-day admission through 5 p.m. Water stations and a light snack provided. 

Proceeds support the Children's Garden.

$30 members and virtual runners | $40 nonmembers

Runners of all agesRun, Walk, Stretch!

Sunday, August 19 | 7–9 a.m.

Join the Garden and YogaBuzz for a healthy morning of running, walking, and yoga. Stretch session from 8–9 a.m. Participants receive an event shirt and same-day admission through 5 p.m. Water stations and a light snack provided. 

Proceeds support the Children's Garden.

$30 members and virtual runners | $40 nonmembers
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