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Chain of Rocks 6k

Sun March 27, 2022 Granite City, IL 62040 US Directions


Chain of Rocks 6k

9:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT

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4205-4207 Chain of Rocks Road Granite City, IL
Granite City, IL US 62040


About: The Chain of Rocks Bridge is an iconic bridge along the culturally significant Route 66 aka Mother Road. The 6k starts and finishes at the foot of the Chain of Rocks Bridge on the Illinois side.

Why Participate? At Spewak Racing, we are all about building community and this running event is for EVERYONE! We're putting on a race that all runners can enjoy, whether you are a competitive runner or new to running. As a 501c3 non profit organization, Spewak Racing is running towards more than PRs--we are running for a better St. Louis. We firmly believe that the St. Louis running community has the power to change lives and advocate for more equity and inclusivity in our region. We know there are many people in our community that face barriers to running, which we want to minimize. Every penny of proceeds from your race entry go back to helping our community. 

Race Beneficiary: Just in! We have announced that the St. Louis Charter Athletics League will be the beneficiary of our 2022 spring event! Spewak Racing has pledged to fund their 2022 fall cross country league with the proceeds of this year's event. 

About The St. Louis Charter Athletics League 

The St. Louis Charter Athletics League (CAL) seeks to enrich the lives of student athletes by providing safe, accessible and diversified programs in an effective, efficient, equitable, and responsive manner. CAL is currently coordinated and funded through Lafayette Preparatory Academy. CAL seeks to become an independent 501(c)(3) by Q3 of 2022.  

Pre-register online HERE until March 25th. Deadline to order event shirt is March 7th.

RACE DAY- please arrive EARLY- we park and start at the Eastern/Illinois entry to the Chain of Rocks Bridge!

Where: The Chain of Rocks Bridge – and West Chain of Rocks Road on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River.

When: Sunday March 27, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Chain of Rocks Bridge 6k Registration Details:

Before January 10th $25

January 11th - Feb. 28th $30

March 1st - March 25th $35

NO Race Day REG 

This event is professionally chip timed by our good friends at Big River Race Management.  

Packet Pick-Up:

Wednesday, March 23: 4pm - 8pm (RunWell, 142 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025)

Thursday, March 24: 4pm - 7pm (Running Niche, 1601 Tower Grove Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110)

Friday March 25: 4pm-7pm (Forest Park Visitor Center, 5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112)

Run Course Details:

This is a fairly fast, undulating course with some majestic views of the Chain of Rocks Bridge AND Mississippi River.

We'll start in the parking lot of the Illinois entry to the Chain of Rocks Bridge and run a little over a half-mile down to the Mississippi River, turn around, and then head back to where we started. Then we'll run on the Historic Chain of Rocks bridge heading west into Missouri for one mile, turn-around, and then have a fast downhill to the Finish Line and parking lot where we started.

Course may be subject to change without notice

Awards & Awards Location

Top 3 Overall Men & Top 3 Overall Women
Overall Team Winner

Scoring: Teams (Mixed Men & Women) The Top 3 Men & Top 2 Women score for each team. The winner will be awarded to the team with the lowest team score between those 5 athletes

Take in the spectacular view of the Mighty Mississippi River! Awards will be at (approx.) 9:45 am in the parking lot at the foot of the Chain of Rocks Bridge on the Illinois side.

2022 Edition

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After the race, you will be able to find your results on

Thank YOU for participating, volunteering and supporting this iconic event!



2022 Team Results

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