The 2nd Annual Gateway Cupcake 5k Run & Walk is a classic battle between those who eat and those who compete.  The Gateway Cup Cake will pit speedy runners against speedy eaters in a battle between foot and mouth. Participants can deduct up to 5 minutes per Cupcake at 5 Cupcake Stations along the race course for a maximum of 25 minutes off of their finishing time.

The Rules.

Cupcake Stations will be positioned at (roughly)KM 1, KM 2, KM 3, KM 4.5 and just before the Finish Line. Cup Cakes must be consumed at each rest station in the Cupcake Consumption Corral. Failure to keep the Cup Cakes down will result in disqualification and nausea.Only one cupcake can be eaten per station. Please use wit and tactics.There will be two types of cupcakes available per Cupcake Station. Mini Cupcakes- worth a 2 minute time deduction or the 'Standard'- worth a 5 minute time deduction.Hang on to your Cupcake Toppers to recieve the time bonuses- you have to turn them in. 2 Minute Cupcakes will have "2" Topper. 5 Minute Cupcakes will have a "5" Topper. Just cause. We'll collect them at the finish line. 


  • Occurred Saturday, November 9th, 2013 @ 9:00 am


Central Field

Forest Park
St. Louis, MO