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HFTC St. Louis Pre Event Info

It’s event week! We are looking forward to seeing you at the 5th annual Head for the Cure 5K – St. Louis event this Saturday, July 22nd at Forest Park in the Muny Upper Parking Lot

Friday Packet Pickup:   

Date: Friday, July 21st
Time: 1 PM – 6 PM 
Where: Big River Running (606 N. and South Road – University City, MO 63130)

*SATURDAY LATE PACKET PICK-UP:  7 – 8 a.m. at Forest Park – Muny Upper Parking Lot*

Team Captains: If you’d like to pick-up your entire team’s packets on Friday please notify Kailyn Kordonowy at with your team name.  

Saturday Event Morning Information:  

Venue location: 

Forest Park 
Muny Upper Parking Lot
1 Theatre Drive 
St. Louis, MO 63112


Meet us in the Muny Upper Parking Lot at Forest Park. There is plenty of parking and the event’s start and finish will take place there! 

Team Village:
The teams listed below are the 5 largest teams and will get a tent and table at the event. Use this space to meet up with teammates, decorate, pass out snacks, etc. Have fun with your area! 

  • Team Annette
  • Team Sarah
  • Bob’s Brainiacs
  • Team Bill
  • Team Sandy Butler


7:00 a.m. Late packet pickup and check-in
8:00 a.m. Head for the Cure 5K STL begins
9:00 a.m. Head for the Cure Kids’ Fun Run starts
9:20 a.m. Awards Ceremony / Keeping the Faith Awards 
9:40 a.m. Top Finisher Medal Presentation





Please contact Kailyn Kordonowy,, with any questions regarding this event.

Volunteers: Have friends or family that would rather volunteer? We are still in need of volunteers on event day! Email for more information and details. All volunteers get a HFTC volunteer t-shirt! 

Don’t Forget!

SNAPCHAT: Look for our Snapchat filter on event morning! Use within 14,000 sq feet of Forest Park.

We will have plenty of ways to stay cool during this hot summer weekend. Visit the Kaldi’s Coffee booth and help yourself to some cold brew or get sprayed down by the St. Louis Fire Department.

Thank you again for your support! We’ll see you Saturday! Together we are defeating brain cancer, step by step. 


About Head for the Cure
Head for the Cure is dedicated to raising hope, awareness and funding in the fight against brain cancer. Our 5K events are not only successful fundraisers, but unique tributes to those who are fighting brain cancer and those who have lost their battles. Their memories carry on through the teams that are formed around them, and these teams return year after year to celebrate their legacies.

In pursuit of a cure
Funds raised from the Head for the Cure 5K – St. Louis event benefit the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC) and Siteman Cancer Center