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Gateway Cupcake 5K Run & Walk

Race Details

Gateway Cupcake 5K Run & Walk

: Other
Race Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Start Time: Race day registration opens at 6:30 AM
Race Start: 8:30 AM
Entry Fee: $35
Location: Forest Park
Address: Central Field (east side)
City/State/Zip: St. Louis, Missouri 63110
Country: USA
Race Website:

2012 Gateway Cupcake 5K Run & Walk:

  • A classic battle between those who eat and those who compete.
  • The Gateway Cup Cake will pit speedy runners against speedy eaters in a battle between foot and mouth.
  • Participants can deduct up to 5 minutes per Cupcake at 5 Cupcake Stations along the race course for a maximum of 25 minutes off of their finishing time.
  • The Rules:
  • Jilly's Cupcake Stations will be positioned at KM 1, KM 2, KM 3, KM 4 and just before the Finish Line.
  • Cup Cakes must be consumed at each rest station in the Jilly's Cupcake Consumption Corral.
  • Failure to keep the Cup Cakes down will result in disqualification.
  • Only one cupcake can be eaten per station.
  • Please use wit and tactics.
  • There will be two types of cupcakes available per Jilly's Cupcake Station.
  • Mini Cupcakes- worth a 2 minute time deduction or the 'Standard'- worth a 5 minute time deduction.
  • Awards:
  • Multiple awards will be given in different categories and age groups.
  • The Overall Gateway Cup Cake 5K winners award, The Gateway Cup Cake, will be given to the fastest finisher- real time or Cup Cake adjusted time.
  • Top 3 men and women overall in both the Cupcake Adjusted Time Category and Real Time Category will win Gift Certificates to Jilly's Cupcake Bar and a signature gourmet Jilly's Gateway Cup Cake.
  • Edible Age Group Awards will be given to winners in both the Eater and Competer categories.
  • Categories:
  • You can enter in one of the following categories:
  • Eater- Male Cupcake Eater, Female Cupcake Eater
  • Competer- Men Who Runs Past Cupcakes, Women Who Runs Past Cupcakes Age Groups: (Men and Women): 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-35, 35-39, 40-44,45-49, 50-54,55-59, 60-65, and 70+
  • Schwag:
  •  All Athletes will receive a category specific (Eater or Competer) amazing event shirt and a Jilly's Cup Cake.
  • Race and Route Information:
  • The Run will take place on the streets of Forest Park by the Jewel Box.
  • All racers will be chip timed by Big River Running Company.
  • Mike Weiss, mailto:[email protected]
  • (314 (314) 862-1188
  • Course Information:

    Central Field (east side), Forest Park.

    The Run will take place on the streets of Forest Park by the Jewel Box.


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