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1st Annual Lafayette Square 1 Mile Patriot Day Race

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The Lafayette Square 1 Mile Patriot Day Race will be held on September 11th beginning at Fountain Plaza.
• 7am to 9am

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Lafayette Square Patriot Day Race is a 1-mile course around historic Lafayette Park. This timed race features prize money for the top 3 finishers in the male and female categories ($200, $100, $50) and a $25 gift card to the top age-group finisher for male and female runners. There will be a ceremonial 1st responder/military run to kick off the day. T-shirts (Blue/Red/Military Green) for runners who register by August 15th. All runners age 21 & older get a free post-race beer or cocktail.

The run benefits BackStoppers, Charter Athletic League, and the Lafayette Square Neighborhood Association.

7:00 AM – Registration and Day of Packet Pick Up

7:50 AM – First Responders/Military Run

8:10 AM – Competitive Run – All ages/genders

8:20 AM – Fun Run *not chipped timing

Course 1 Mile around Historic Lafayette Park

*Virtual Option as well

Packet Pick Up Running Niche, 1601 Tower Grove Ave
Friday 9/9 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
Saturday 9/10 10 am-5:00 pm

Day of race 6:30-7:30 am 1700 Park Ave (by the fountain)


The BackStoppers is solely a recipient of the proceeds and not an organizer of the event.