Mayor Francis Slay will join several corporate leaders in City Hall, Room 200, on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. to announce details for the annual GO! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend scheduled for April 5 & 6, 2008.
The GO! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend is a two-day fitness celebration that includes seven different events for the entire family. The most popular event is the Half Marathon (13.1 miles), which attracts 10,000 runners and walkers, making it one of the largest half marathon races in the US.
In 2007, participants came from 48 states and 12 countries to compete. The GO! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend has grown steadily since it debuted in 2000 with 2,500 participants. It is now Missouri’s premier and largest fitness event.