Dogs are prohibited on college properties (with the exception of support animals, see SCC Board Policy 303.1). Strollers are not allowed in the 10K race, but are permitted in the 5K and Fun Run. The 5K and Fun Run routes are on the college campus and not on public roadways.
Yes, but remember, only VIP ticket holders will have access to reserved seating, unlimited food and beverages and 3 raffle tickets. Plus, only patrons with a VIP wristband will be allowed to enter the VIP area.
NO CHANGING RACE EVENTS ON RACE DAY! If you signed up to run the 10K (or 5K or Fun Run), and want to run in the other race instead, call 636-922-8475 by 4 p.m. Friday, April 25, to request the change and have your race bib reissued. Runners changing from the Fun Run to the 5K (or 10K) will need to pay an additional $10 registration fee.
VIP ticket holders have reserved seating; however, that seating must remain in the VIP area. If you would like to join friends in the general admission area, please bring a chair.
Music and More or General Admission ticket holders: no seating will be provided so feel free to bring your own lawn chair. Lawn seating is also available if you’d like to bring a blanket to enjoy the festivities.
To use the fitness center, students need to enroll in PHE 118. The sections are offered every eight weeks year around. The class awards one credit hour and if completed with a "C" or better, the right to use the fitness center during open hours. Since the center is first and foremost a classroom, there is no admittance during class times. Please check the schedule or call us at 636-922-8219 for the current open times.
Runners in the 5K and 10K will have one and a half hours to complete their races (7:30-9 a.m.).
Participants in the 1-Mile Fun Run will have approximately 15 minutes to complete the run. The 1-Mile Fun Run is divided into two heats: The first heat starts at 9:15 a.m. and is for ages 11 & up. The second heat starts at approximately 9:30 a.m. and is for ages 10 and under (parents may run will their children).
Race entry fees are $25 for the 10K and 5K through April 11 ($30 late fee April 12-26) and $15 for the Fun Run through April 11 ($20 late fee April 12-26), plus $3.25 transaction fee for online registration. Online registration closes at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24. NO REFUNDS.
Yes, you will need to bring a printout of the e-ticket you received via email when you completed your order. If you did not receive this email confirmation, please contact the SCC Foundation office at 636-922-8437 prior to the event.
Yes, a portion of your ticket is considered a donation because the Rhythm & Ribs event is a fundraiser hosted by the St. Charles Community College Foundation. This event raises money for scholarships and academic programs. *The amount deductible for tax purposes is the difference between the fair market value and your payment and will be listed on your event confirmation.
The 10K and 5K races do not have an age restriction, but there is a time restriction. Runners in the 5K and 10K will have one and a half hours to complete their races (7:30-9 a.m.). Please, no walkers in the 10K. For safety purposes, walkers should take part in 5K course.
It is a party with a purpose – hosted right in your backyard. Bring your friends and meet new ones at the best block party around. Savor tasty ribs by local favorites including Ethyl’s Smokehouse, Mannino’s Market and Stumpy’s House of Bar-B-Que, while enjoying live music by the award winning St. Charles West Jazz Ensemble, the legendary Smash Band and a mix of local artists during our variety hour. Food, friends, fun – all for a great cause, education!
SCC is a tobacco-free campus. The use of tobacco products is prohibited anywhere on the college campus. This includes all buildings, common areas, building entrances, athletic fields, walking trails and parking lots. See SCC board policy 482.1 Prohibition of Tobacco Use, Smoking and Simulated Smoking for additional information.
After you have successfully completed the PHE 118 course, you may use the fitness center as long as you are a registered part-time or full-time student here at SCC. If you are a returning student and had completed the coursework earlier, you may use the fitness center again as your status is reinstated. Due to the lapse in time, if you feel you need a "refresher," any of the staff will be glad to help you with instructions.
The SCC Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3), charitable organization that operates exclusively to promote SCC’s educational and cultural purposes. Founded in 1992, the Foundation works with the SCC Foundation Board, the St. Charles Community College President and others to coordinate private giving to SCC .
The Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our community by securing private and public funds to strengthen educational and cultural opportunities, and to enhance community awareness of SCC and the Foundation.
The DHSS (Department of Health and Senior Services) background check screens for the following state records: criminal history, sex offender registry, child abuse/neglect records, employee disqualification registry, child-care facility licensing records, and foster parent licensing records.
The Health and Wellness Expo is open from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Check out the list of businesses and organizations that will be giving fitness presentations, health screenings, displays and demonstrations at the Health and Wellness Expo. Be sure to check out the prizes and enter for a chance to win (race participants will receive two free tickets for the prize basket drawings). Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the cost of $1 for two tickets. Must be present to win.
The awards ceremony starts at approximately 10 a.m. in the outdoor ampitheatre on Campus Plaza, starting with 1-Mile Fun Run results, followed by the 5K and 10K results. The prize drawings and $1,000 Scholarship drawing follow immediately afterwards. Visit the Health and Wellness Expo and enter the prize drawing for a chance to win.
Entrants in the 5K and 10K races (ages 18 and older) will be automatically entered into a drawing for the $1,000 scholarship to SCC. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on race day. Scholarship Info.
Plenty of free parking is available on campus and there will be signage to direct you to the appropriate lot. You can plan on using the southwest entrance and parking in the blue lot. See our campus map.
Students enrolled in the following classes are required to have a background check.
EDU 210 (Teaching Profession with Field Experience),
EDU 211 (Foundations of Education), or
EDU 244 (Physical Education for the Elementary Grades)
Students enrolled in these classes are required to observe classes in K-12 schools. School districts require that anyone working directly with children have a background check before entering the school.
Yes, wine and beer are available to patrons of legal drinking age. Police officers will be present throughout the event and will issue a wristband to patrons 21 years of age and older (valid ID required). Wristbands must be presented at the drink stations. All liquor sales will end at 9:30 p.m. (30 minutes prior to the end of the event). Thank you for drinking responsibly.