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Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

Register Now for 2021 Fox Trot REGISTER NOW!   We are excited to announce our 2021 Fox Trot event! Our Sixth Annual Fox Trot 5K will be held in person this year on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Join us for a run/walk through our 314-acre cemetery. Join us for a run/walk through our 314-acre cemetery. Founded in 1849, Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum has been the final resting place for many of St. Louis’s notable figures, including William Clark, Adolphus Busch, and the Lemp Family. You will find celebrated architecture such as the Wainwright Mausoleum, Hotchkiss Chapel, and the ‘Girl in the Glass Box’ nestled along our 14 miles of roadway. A diverse collection of over 9,000 trees and shrub varieties dot the landscape, making an enjoyable run/walk through history and nature. The race name Fox Trot is a nod to our resident foxes who, according to some Native American Traditions, represent the spirit of one’s ancestors when seen on a burial ground. There are two ways to participate: in-person or virtual. In-person 5K – chip timed For everyone’s safety, we will be running in waves of 25 people, every 5 minutes Wave time is selected when you register Check-in 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., the first wave is at 8:35 a.m. Registration Includes short-sleeved race shirt and race medal Shirt sizes available in Women’s cut S-4X, Men’s cut S-4X Register prior to June 11 and the race shirt will be mailed to you directly Virtual 5K Complete your walk/run on your own turf anytime between June 17 to 21 Registration Includes short-sleeved race shirt Shirt sizes available in Women’s cut S-4X, Men’s cut S-4X Your race shirt will be mailed to you directly REGISTRATION FEE INFO: The registration fee for in-person or virtual participation is $35 For the in-person race only, if you choose to not receive a shirt and medal, the fee to participate is only $10 Proceeds from the race support the Friends of Bellefontaine and benefit the cemetery’s community support programs like Angels Rest, historic preservation, and educational tours. RESTRICTIONS: For the safety of Fox Trot, participant’s bicycles and pets on leashes will not be permitted in the race. Register now to participate! REGISTER NOW!