Red, white, and boom! Bust out your patriotic garb and celebrate America's favorite summer holiday. For everyone's health and safety, this year's America's Birthday 5K will be a virtual event only. New, we are proud to partner with small businesses featuring sustainable products crafted in the USA. Check out this family-friendly event that's booming with participant perks:
- Before your race, stay motivated thanks to:
- virtual training tips and workouts
- contests with great giveaway prizes
- Active-level Fleet Feet Running Club membership (through 7/15)
- 15% off Fleet Feet apparel and accessories (through 7/15)
- Run or walk strong on your race day by:
- pinning on your personalized souvenir race bib*
- following one of our optional virtual courses
- Celebrate your 5K by:
- wearing your handmade USA medal* (w/ bottle opener for those 21 & over)
- submitting your finish time, seeing your name on the results page and, possibly, earning an award
- using your free sweet treat voucher
redeeming you free beer voucher at Six Mile Bridge Beer (21 & older)
Additional AB5K themed sustainable swag available to purchase during registration. This year's event benefits the USO of Missouri, along with other local charities. Details below. Check back as we add more participants perks!
*Participants 21 & under will receive a replica medal without the bottle opener.
**Bring your race bib to Six Mile Bridge during the month of July for 20% off your order.
***Must register by 6/15 to receive a personalized race bib. Registrants after 6/15 will receive an AB5K event themed bib.
Date | July 1 - 7, 2020
How Does it Work? | Click here to learn more about the virtual event and how it works.
Recover Sustainable Apparel Co. | New this year, we are offering environmentally-
friendly, socially-responsible apparel made out of recycled plastic bottles and upcycled cotton. Recover recycles plastic bottles and upcycles cotton for materials, minimizes dyes, significantly reduces the use of chemicals, water, and energy, and completely eliminates plastic packaging. Since 2010, Recover has diverted 7.8 million plastic bottles from landfills, saved 29.2 million kilowatts of energy, saved 11.8 million pounds of carbon emissions, and saved 2 billion gallons of water. The shirt features a butter-soft feel and is extremely durable with a vintage look and feel. Available in unisex sizing S-2XL. Add a shirt to your registration for only $15.
- $20 | First 200 to register
- $23 | After the first 200 thru June 1
- $26 | June 2 - June 15
- $29 | June 16 - July 4
- Important Dates -
- June 1 | Register by June 1 to guarantee you receive your packet by July 1
- June 15 | Last day to receive a person race bib & purchase additional swag
- Participants 21 and older receive a custom USA made finisher medal with a bottle-opener. Participants under 21 receive a replica finisher medal without the bottle-opener.
- Awards will be given to the top male/female overall finishers and the top male/female in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Sponsors | Your partnership dollars will provide you with increased corporate and brand visibility while making a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of many in the St. Louis and surrounding areas. By sponsoring America's Birthday 5K Virtual Event you receive many benefits (commensurate with sponsorship level) including but not limited to: inclusion on the webpage on ffstl.com, print media advertising, marketing upon our social media platforms, complimentary entries, promotional material in Fleet Feet stores and customer bags, and more! For more information email Jules (firstname.lastname@example.org) or view the sponsorship packet.
Results & Photos
- 2020 | Results, Awards
- 2019 | Results, Awards, Photos
- 2018 | Results, Awards, Photos
- If you have any questions about the race results, please click here.
Refund and Transfer Policy | No refunds will be given after Monday, June 1, 2020. Processing fees are non-refundable. No make-up date or refunds if the event is canceled. Entries are not transferable to another event but can be transferred to another participant. Transferring registration is available through Monday, June 15, 2020. A processing fee will be applied to all refunds and transfers.
Partner Charities | A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the following charities.
The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.
Special Thank You To: