ST. LOUIS – April 26, 2022 – The 2022 Biz Dash presented by World Wide Technology has a new home. The St. Louis Sports Commission is partnering with St. Louis CITY SC to host the annual event at Centene Stadium’s East Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Registration for the 2022 Biz Dash will open on Monday, May 2 at 10 a.m. at stlbizdash.com. Known as St. Louis’ Healthiest Happy Hour, the event is the perfect opportunity for St. Louis area businesses to bring employees together to promote a healthy, active lifestyle, while having a fun night with friends and colleagues.
To celebrate the opening of registration, an early bird registration price of $40 will be available on May 2 only. The discount will not apply to Team Starter Packs. The price for the live event increases to $45 per participant from May 3 through Aug. 21 and $50 from Aug. 22 through Sept. 14 when registration will close. The registration fee includes a CITY SC-themed Biz Dash t-shirt, soccer scarf, complimentary post-race beverage, race bib, timing strip, and a swag item to be announced.
“We are thrilled to host Biz Dash at St. Louis CITY SC’s Centene Stadium on the East Plaza and look forward to continuing to bring businesses and individuals in the region together for an evening of celebrating our community,” said Chris Roseman, vice president of the St. Louis Sports Commission. “Biz Dash will continue to be an important wellness and team building event for everyone to experience.”
“Our club is extremely excited to host this year’s Biz Dash as one of the first events held at Centene Stadium,” said Lindsey Sharp, director of special events for St. Louis CITY SC. “We are thrilled to have the event take place in the front yard of the stadium, the East Plaza, which has been designed to serve as a community gathering place for the St. Louis region.”
World Wide Technology enters its fifth year as the presenting sponsor of Biz Dash.
“World Wide Technology is proud of our continued involvement as presenting sponsor of the Biz Dash,” said World Wide Technology CFO/COO Tom Strunk. “We have had an average of 400+ employees experience the event every year since the Biz Dash started. We find inspiration from the St. Louis Sports Commission’s commitment to strengthen our region.”
Runners and walkers of all levels are encouraged to participate on their company team. Companies may register an unlimited number of employees. If your organization is not participating, you can register as an individual on the St. Louis Sports Foundation team and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event.
Each participating company will have the opportunity to customize its preferred payment method including absorbing employee registration costs, covering a percentage of each registration, or having employees pay their own entry fee.
SPONSORSHIPS AND TEAM STARTER PACKS
The Biz Dash would not be possible without the generous support of its sponsors. To join World Wide Technology, Spire, Bally Sports Midwest, HBM Holdings, and First Bank as sponsors of the 2022 Biz Dash, call Tom Dolan at 314-345-5111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team Starter Packs combine race entries, tents, and other perks into one package and are a great way to reserve a prime location for your company team to gather. Team Starter Packs can be a one-stop shop and are available by visiting stlbizdash.com. Details on food and beverages will be announced soon.
BIZ DASH PROCEEDS
The Biz Dash 5K benefits the St. Louis Sports Foundation, the St. Louis Sports Commission’s 501(c)(3) charitable affiliate. Through its Foundation, the Sports Commission implements programs that promote sportsmanship in the community and foster a culture of kindness, respect, civility and selflessness. The Foundation also serves as the umbrella organization for the Sports Commission’s Olympic Legacy initiative, which aims to positively impact St. Louis through its opportunities as an Olympic City.
To learn more about the St. Louis Sports Foundation, visit sportsmanship.org.
BIZ DASH 5K EVENT SCHEDULE
*Times are subject to change
5 p.m. – Team Village Opens at Centene Stadium (East Plaza)
6 p.m. – Biz Dash Welcome & Pre-Race Awards (T-Shirt Contest)
7 p.m. – Biz Dash 5K presented by World Wide Technology
8:15 p.m. – Awards Ceremony
9 p.m. – Team Village Closes
The Biz Dash 5K is produced by the St. Louis Sports Commission. For more information on the event, visit stlbizdash.com.