Walk with a Friend

24th Annual Walk with a Friend
Saturday, April 13th, 2024
Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park

Honor & Memorial 1-Mile Walk & 5K Run 

Registration: 7:30–8:30 a.m.
Run Start: 9:00 a.m.
Walk immediately follows.
Rain or Shine

Join us with a day of fun to honor the strength, courage, love, and care that comes from the personal and collective struggle of these special kids and families.

THE 5K FUN RUN

Runners compete in the timed 5K fun run along the East side of Creve Coeur Lake, with prizes for men's, women's, and children's categories.

PACKET PICK-UP

Pick up running bib and t-shirts prior to the event at the Friends office on Thursday, April 11, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. OR pick up at the event from 7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

THE 1-MILE WALK

This joyous gathering of families features an honor and memorial 1-mile walk along the West side of Creve Coeur Lake where patient families and supporters hold signs in tribute to their loved ones affected by cancer and blood diseases.

FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES FOR ALL

The morning is filled with fun for the whole family, including breakfast refreshments, popcorn, bounce houses, lawn games, archery, basketball, face painting, and more—all included with your ticket. Vendor booths and food trucks are available and accept cash or card.

Registration

EARLY REGISTRATION

$35 per person

  • Includes 1 Event Shirt in Your Size
  • Ends March 22

GENERAL REGISTRATION

$40 per person

  • Event Shirt Not Guaranteed After March 22
  • Kids 2 and Under Are Free! (Shirt not included.)

Register on RunSignUp until April 10.

REGISTER

 

Build a  Team

CORPORATE TEAM SPONSORSHIPS

Create a corporate sponsor team by registering a Title, Gold Medal, Silver Medal, or Bronze Medal sponsorship. Pay up front and your teammates can sign up at no cost through RunSignUp. See details for each sponsorship and what's included by visiting the Sponsorships page on RunSignUp.

VIEW SPONSORSHIPS

 

SELF PAY TEAMS

Get a team without sponsorship by registering for a self-pay team. These team members pay individually. Please note that your team will not receive sponsorship benefits. Visit the Teams page on RunSignUp to get started.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TEAMS

 

FAMILY TEAMS

Families can create a Patient Family Team Sponsorship at just $500 for 50 participants. This comes out to just $10 per participant and is offered to families who have directly experienced a pediatric cancer/blood disease diagnosis and their teammates.

LEARN MORE

 

Questions about Walk with a Friend?

There are so many ways to participate in Walk with a Friend. If you have questions, please read more about the event in the FAQ section of our event website.
EVENT FAQ

Contact Kim Wisdom, Volunteer & Events Coordinator at

kim@friendsofkids.com or call 314.275.7440

THANK YOU TO OUR 2024 SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSOR

GOLD MEDAL SPONSORS

SILVER MEDAL SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

Hairy Elephant Children's Salon

Telemundo St. Louis

Hoffman Brothers

MILE MARKER SPONSORS

St. Louis Track Club

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO

Amanda Sahaida's Artistry