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December 2012 Issue

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Dec. 16
Dash 4 Dan 5K

Choose a 5K or 1-mile run. Enjoy hot chocolate and coffee, T-Mo’s Tacos and a DJ playing Christmas carols. Enter to win raffle ticket baskets.

Village Park
213 N. Prairie St.
Bethalto, IL 62010

Packet pick-up: 11 a.m.
Race: 1 p.m.
One-mile fun run: 1:10 p.m.
Cost: $25 by Dec. 9, $30 Dec. 10 through race day
Information: 314-727-4786 or


Saturday, Jan. 26
Third Annual Ponging for Prostate Cancer

One-of-a-kind Ping-Pong tournament. Also includes walk-up songs, games, a costume contest, food and a raffle.

Messiah Lutheran Church
2846 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63118

Begins at 5 p.m.
Cost to play: $10
Entry fee for all fans: $5
Deadline to sign up: Jan. 12
Information: Contact Jason at


Saturday, March 9
Celebrate Fitness

Participants may choose from one of eight workouts. Indoor activities include Zumba/hip-hop, yoga and water aerobics. Outdoor activities include boot camp, a competitive 10K run, a competitive 5K run, a 5K walk or a 1-mile fun walk.

Washington University Athletic Complex
Corner of Forsyth and Big Bend boulevards in Clayton, MO

Registration: 7 a.m.
Welcome ceremony: 8 a.m.
Workouts begin: 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $30 for preregistration, $35 on the day of the event
Online registration begins Jan. 7 at


Saturday, March 9

Mark your calendars for a fun night and all-you-can-eat pulled pork.

Alhambra Fireman Legion Hall
610 W. Main St.
Alhambra, IL 62001

Doors open: 6 p.m.
Band starts: 7 p.m.
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 at the door
For information or to buy tickets, call 618-520-8919 or visit


Looking Ahead: Register for Siteman’s GO! St. Louis Team

Join Team Siteman Cancer Center for a weekend of fun, fitness and fundraising. GO! St. Louis will be held April 6 and 7. A 5K will take place on April 6, and a half-marathon, full marathon and marathon relay will take place on the morning of April 7. Team Siteman Cancer Center members commit to participating in the event and raising money to support cancer research at Siteman. Team members must raise a minimum of $100 to be donated to the Director’s Discovery Fund at Siteman.

To sign up, visit to print off a registration form. Completed forms and registration checks should be sent to:

GO! St. Louis
Attn: Colleen Caul
300 Hunter Ave., Suite 107
St. Louis, MO 63124

Once your registration form and check are received, you will get an email confirming your spot on Team Siteman Cancer Center and instructions on how to set up your personal fundraising page. If you are unable to participate in the race but would still like to make a donation to Team Siteman Cancer Center, visit .
For more information, contact