1/2 Way to Mardi Gras 5K

Thursday Evening - 7pm Start Saint Louis, MO 63102 US Directions


Complimentary Parking

5K Run/Walk

7:00PM CDT


Join us for the 1/2 Way to Mardi Gras 5K August 12 at 6:00 p.m. starting at Lumiere Place on The Landing. This is not a joke and to prove it every runner will receive a limited Mardi Gras logo’ed jester hat and we’ll throw in a hurricane station on the course and a complimentary beer post-run!

Enjoy a refreshing run on the secure course through the birthplace of St. Louis, along the Mississippi River, and under the Arch. The run begins and ends at Lumiere Place where you can enjoy live music and refreshments post-race as we tally up the results and announce the winners.

The 1/2 Way to Mardi Gras fun doesn’t end there, take advantage of the 1/2 Way 5K Runners only $5 discount on Taste Booklets for the Saturday, August 14 Taste of Soulard: Luau Edition. It’s a summer edition of the legendary Mardi Gras make-your-own pub crawl event in Soulard, enjoy samples of signature dishes and cocktails with a Polynesian twist at Soulard’s legendary establishments on Saturday, August 14, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Each booklet features a ticket good for a cocktail sample and six tickets for samples of signature dishes. Trolleys hosted by the World Famous Soulard Trolley Tramps will be available to take you through the streets of Soulard. Runners can purchase up to two (2) digital booklets for $25 each, that’s a $5 savings off the regular price. 

So, join us to celebrate that we are halfway to the greatest party of the year- Mardi Gras! 


Packet Pickup Information

Dates, Times and Locations for Packet Pick-up 

  • Tuesday, August 10 from 5-8pm at Lumiere Casino, WOK, 999 N 2nd St, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Wednesday, August 11 from 5-8pm at S2 Brentwood, Brentwood Pointe, 8420 Eager Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144
  • Thursday, August 12 from 6-7pm at the Run Site, Lumiere Casino, 999 N 2nd St, St. Louis, MO 63102

All registered participants will receive a race packet which includes the limited edition Mardi Gras logo'ed jester hat.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://stlmardigras.org/events/halfway-to-mardi-gras.


Complimentary parking on the  .

Surface Parking Lot

999 North Second Street, 63102

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