SCC’S Young People’s Theater to Hold First-Ever 5K Fun Run Nov. 3

October 12, 2012

The Young People’s Theater at St. Charles Community College will host its first-ever Theater 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 3, on the SCC campus in Cottleville. The fun run will feature musical performances by YPT including the sights and sounds of famous Broadway musicals performed live during the run and while runners visit local vendors. Race start time is set for 9 a.m.

The competitive race and fun run will take runners through the SCC campus.  “We are excited to offer the community an opportunity to take part in a family-friendly wellness event that will also show off our beautiful campus,” said Tina Sieker, associate dean for continuing education at the college. 

Proceeds from the event will support the work of the Young People’s Theatre, a performing arts program by kids and their families for kids and their families produced by the SCC Corporate and Community Development Division.

Awards will go to the top three finishers in adult male, adult female, child male and child female categories.  Overall male and female winners will be crowned Drama King and Drama Queen.  The awards ceremony will be held at 10:15 a.m. in the outdoor amphitheater in center of the campus. 

To register for the race, visit Registration for the race closes at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Registrations received by Oct. 17 are guaranteed to receive a race T-shirt.  Pre-race packet pick-up will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building on campus.  The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

For more information about the fun run, call 636-922-8233.  For more information about YPT, visit

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit

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