• Running/Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running/Walking-5K - Ages 17 & Under
  • Running/Walking-10K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running/Walking-10K - Ages 17 & Under
  • Kids 1/2 Mile Run - Ages 12 & Under - 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run - Ages 12 & Under
  • Virtual Runner (non-participant) - Individual Age group/open


The Millstadt Police Department will be holding our 7th Annual "D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers" 5K, 10K, & 1/2 mile kids fun run at the Village of Millstadt Park on Saturday, Novemer 4th, starting at 9:00 a.m. The event will benefit BackStoppers and the police department's local youth programs. We had a GREAT turnout last year from the greater St. Louis area. We will have long-sleeve performance t-shirts, custom awards, plus a free bounce house for the kids & free food. All kids who participate in the fun run will receive a participation medal. Our event also features a 1st Responder Division & Clydesdale Division. Top 3 male & female finishers of both the 5K & 10K receive plaques. The top three finishers in each age division receive medals. Age groups for male & female: 13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Up. A “Virtual Runner” option is available for those who do not care to participate or are unable to, but still want to support the cause. All entries will be eligible to win a free HD television! Early packet available at Millstadt Village Hall on November 2nd & 3rd, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Please email any questions about the event to


Event details and schedule

Early packet pick up:  November 2nd & 3rd, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Millstadt Village Hall; 111 West Laurel Street, Millstadt.

Day of Event
8:45 - Course briefting, National Anthem, etc...

9:00 - 5K/10K race starts.

10:00 - Kids 1/2 mile fun run begins.

5K & 10K are out and back routes.  5K route is fairly flat with a hill near the turn-a-round.  The 10K route is also mainly flat.


Organised by

Millstadt Police Department

108 W. White St., Millstadt

Phone: (618) 781-6944