The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery will host the 5th Annual Fun Run and Wellness Walk on Sunday, May 6th. Jake Simpher, a senior at John Burroughs School, created the 5K run and 1.5-mile walk as an annual fundraiser for the Crisis Nursery.
The Crisis Nursery Fun Run and Wellness Walk is open to all ages and begins at 10 a.m. from John Burroughs School, 755 Price Road, just west of Clayton Road. John Knicely and Claire Kellett of KMOV-TV will be Honorary Runners.
The Fun Run and Wellness Walk includes t-shirts for the first 200 entrants, a mascot race with Fred Bird and the Coca-Cola Bear, drinks and snacks after the race, door prizes, and awards for the first male and female in each category. Shop ‘n Save, Coca-Cola and Walmart are the corporate sponsors.
Entry fee is $20 for adults and $10 for students, with all proceeds benefiting Crisis Nursery. Kids under 6 are free. Same-day registration and packet pick-up begins at 9:00 a.m. and the event begins at 10 a.m. On-line registration is at www.GetMeRegistered.com/STLCrisisRun. Contact Stephanie at (314) 292-5770 or email@example.com for details.
The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by offering real help and real hope to families in crisis. The Crisis Nursery is an independent, not-for-profit agency providing short-term, safe havens for more than 7,300 children a year, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with an emergency or crisis. The Crisis Nursery provides care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at five sites, serving families throughout the greater St. Louis, St. Charles, Southern Illinois and surrounding regions. For more than 25 years, the Crisis Nursery has cared for more than 68,000 children, and provided support and counseling to more than 84,500 families. For details on the Crisis Nursery, call (314) 292-5770 or visit www.crisisnurserykids.org.