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

Saturday, April 7 | 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, and first place receives a one-year subscription to Trail Runner magazine. 

Proceeds support Shaw Nature Reserve.

$20 members | $24 nonmembers
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Runners in the Japanese GardenTulip Trot

Sunday, April 29 | 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
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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. 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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