The Benton Park Classic is an annual bike race that rides through the neighborhood. It is part of a 4-series Gateway Cup bike race. For more information on the Gateway Cup, visit: www.gatewaycup.com.
Before the bike races begin, runners get their chance to race the course! For more information, visit: http://gatewaycup.com/charity-rides/the-benton-park-5k/
Please check back regularly, several updates will be added as plans are finalized. There will be streets closed for this event all across the neighborhood. Any cars parked on the bike course will be gently relocated somewhere in the neighborhood starting at 6am on race day.
Course Marshall volunteers are needed. Sign up here:http://gatewaycup.com/volunteer/
General Benton Park volunteers are needed. Find opportunities and sign up to volunteer at www.bpnastl.org or contact Mark Hasamear at email@example.com or (618) 420-7489.
Benton Park 5K Information:
When: Monday, September 5th, 5K (3.1 Mile) at 8:30am. Kids Fun Run at 9:30am. Registration Opens at 7:00am.
$25 before July 1st
$30 before August 1st
$35 before September 1st
Race Day Registration is $40.
Kids Fun Run $10 (14 and Under). There will be slight surcharge for online registration.
Course: The course will be almost 2 Laps of the Benton Park Classic Race Course.
5k and Kids Fun Run
*Stroller AND Dog Friendly
*Edible Gus’ Pretzel medals for all finishers
*post-race festival at the Gateway Cup
Packet Pick-Up: Pre-event Packet Pick-Up will be Sunday the 28th on the Italian Hill at the Stage 3/Giro della Montagna race course from 10am until 6pm. The pick up location will be located at the intersection of Wilson Avenue and Marconi Avenue in the race Expo. Race Day packet pick-up will be near the Start/Finish in Benton Park.
Here is the course map. If you park on the pink route, you will need to move your car off the course by 6am Labor Day. If your car is not moved, it will be gently relocated off the course. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!