Gateway Cup 2019 – August 31st

Get Involved:
Nothing is better than having someone with local knowledge help us out. You can sign up for a shift and race location here:

Host housing! Many of the racers travel constantly and look for ways to make their visit to St. Louis more affordable. If you have a spare bedroom or two (or four) you can offer to have athletes stay as a guest. Contact Amy Strahan if you have space to share:

Sponsor the races or participate in the Expo: We have a local expo each day that aspires to have a blend of neighborhood businesses and outside vendors. All the various sponsorship levels include Expo opportunities and we have a special rate for local businesses. Here is the program:

Bring the Family! We have kids races each day that get pro treatment. For $7 you get a bib number, ribbon, t-shirt, and a chance to be cross the professional finish line. Register each day on site.

Host a Party! Make the event even bigger by inviting friends, family, and customers to enjoy a great day in one of the four great neighborhoods.

Participate! Saturday AM, we have a FREE charity ride on the Francis Park Course, The Ride to Unite. Come ride alongside the pros and with children from many local charity groups. Sunday on the Hill, Trailnet is hosting their Giro della Montagna recreational ride.

General Neighborhood Meeting – June 27, 2019

JUNE 27th, 2019 St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association General Meeting at Bishop DuBourg High School Cafeteria Entrance through the rear.

Doors open at 6:30 P.M. Meeting starts at 7:00 pm to 8:30 p.m.

Among our other regular honored guests, announcements, and topics: HEAR On the topic of Airport Privatization.

Haven’t renewed your 2019 membership dues? Renew your $30.00 memberships this night, with the SLHNA and volunteer for one of our committees.

We have several events coming up in September and need you! Or renew online:

We look forward to seeing you!


Nancy Vordtriede
President SLHNA

Run for the Hills 2019

Friends of Francis Park and the St Louis Hills Neighborhood Association welcomes you to join us for our 28th Run for the Hills 5k Run and 1 mile run/walk on September 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. What makes the Run for the Hills the best 5k in StL?

– A fast course winding through the beautiful St. Louis Hills neighborhood
– The coolest and most comfortable t-shirt you own which will pay tribute to our 2019 Stanley Cup Champs
– Ted Drewes, Edibles and Essentials and StL Bread Company for breakfast
– Surround yourself with great people excited to push themselves to run their best race and support Francis Park
– Received the Best Neighborhood Support Award over all other St Louis metro area races in 2018 thanks to you!

Whether you run the 5k, walk the 1 miler, watch your kids compete in the youth run or register as a neighborhood supporter, please know that 100% of the money raised from the Run for the Hills is spent directly on our treasured neighborhood centerpiece, Francis Park.

Register now online at or you may fill out the registration form below and mail it in.

Thank you for supporting our Run, our park and our neighborhood!