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"Light the Darkness" Glow Run
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Race Start 7:15 PM (5K followed by 1Mi)
Saint Ferdinand Park
25 St Ferdinand Park Dr Florissant, MO 63031

In 2019, over 350 people joined us for this fun family event. Join us in 2021 at Saint Ferdinand Park as we "Light the Darkness" for suicide prevention awareness. Choose between a 5K and 1 Mile course that can be enjoyed by runners and walkers of all ages! All participants will receive a custom glow in the dark event t-shirt and also be given a one of a kind glow in the dark finishers medal as they cross the finish line. Additional Glow items will be for sale, and we encourage participants to get creative and have fun with this exciting theme. Registration can be done online, or by visiting the JFK or James J. Eagan Community Centers and completing a registration form. Fees are $25 until September 1st, 2021 and $30 September 2nd, 2021 through race day. T-shirt sizes can only be guaranteed to those who register by September 1st, 2021. Call 314-921-4250 or 314-921-4466 for more information!

Packet Pick up will take place at the JFK Community Center located at 315 Howdershell Rd Florissant, MO 63031 on Wednesday September 15th from 5P-8P and Thursday September 16th from 9A-8P. Day of packet pick up will take place at Saint Ferdinand Park at Pavilion 4 (back of the park by sand volleyball courts) from 5:00P-7:00P. 

100% of the net proceeds will be donated to two local mental health and suicide prevention organizations to help fund outreach programs in our local schools including the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and CHADS Coalition for Mental Health.

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Family Fun Fair
Come out early and enjoy our free Family Fun Fair. The Fun Fair is open to everyone regardless of participation in the Glow Run. This includes raffles, 50/50, glow item sales, exhibitors, inflatables, and more! Food vendors will also be present and will be donating a percentage of their sales back to the organizations. Some activities will be free and some will carry a small fee. Activities start at 5:00 PM by pavilion 4. 
Raffle & 50/50
Each year, several great items provided by local businesses and organizations are up for raffle at the event. Stop by and check out what we have to offer and enter to win your favorite basket. Items will be updated as they are received. If you are interested in donating any items, please contact  Sarah Skaggs at or 314-839-7670. 
Sponsorships, Exhibitors, & Donations
This event would not be such a great success without the support of our sponsors, donors, and volunteers. See below for information on sponsoring this great event and what it can provide for your business and our community. Last year's event attracted an estimated 700 people. We expect even more this year.

Click here for sponsorship, donor, and exhibitor information.

Softball Tournament
The annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Softball Tournament takes place Saturday, September 11th, 2021 with games beginning at 9:00A at Saint Ferdinand Park. Teams can begin registering at the JFK or James J. Eagan Centers beginning July 1st, 2021. Teams are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $125 per team with a 3 game guarantee. 

Thank you to our 2021 Suicide Prevention Fundraiser Sponsors!

Spotlight (Presenting) Sponsor


Start/Finish line including lighted trusses, fire and fog effects provided by:


Lighthouse Sponsors

Danmark Tire  

Lamp Light Sponsors


mattinglys  gfdd

Flashlight Sponsors

Commercial Bank            Show mes       resler


Lightbulb Sponsors       

                 nimmons                       get well                               

All of the money raised at the events above will be donated to the Eastern MO Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and CHADS Coalition for Mental Health to fund local outreach programs, research, and more!