27th Annual Scientific Assembly

When: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | 6:30am - 7:55am
Event capacity: 80 participants*

Note: This event will only be available to in-person attendees.

The AAEM Physician Wellness and Burnout Prevention Committee is excited to bring back AAEM's 5K Fun Run and Walk! It is the Wellness Committee's mission to make the AAEM Scientific Assembly a motivational retreat where members leave feeling a renewed passion for emergency medicine. The AAEM21 Fun Run and Walk is part of the committee's initiative to bring physical wellness practices to the annual conference. 

*You must be registered to attend AAEM21 in order to register for the fun run. You will be required to fill out a liability waiver during registration in order to participate in this event.


Register for the Fun Run and Walk

You can register for the Fun Run and Walk with your AAEM21 registration. If you have already registered for AAEM21 and would like to add the Fun Run and Walk to your registration, please email info@aaem.org.

Participation fee: $35 (t-shirt and water/snack after the run)

Guaranteed a t-shirt if registered before May 14, 2021. 


Helpful Tips to Get On Your Mark for the Fun Run and Walk:

  1. Register for the 5K when you register for Scientific Assembly – Registration for the 5K is $35, which includes a t-shirt in sizes S-XL (email info@aaem.org if you need an extended size). Pick-up your shirt on Sunday at Opening Reception.
  2. Bib me – Look for your bib in your registration packet that can be picked up at the AAEM21 registration desk BEFORE race day.
  3. Have a competitive streak? Only the top five participants will be manually scored for this event. There will be a clock at the finish line for all participants to mark their own finish time.
  4. Why should I participate? For fun in the sun! – Grab your SPF and be well with us! We can’t wait to bring in the day with you, renewing our passion for EM through physical wellness practices.


Day of the Run/Walk

Check in for the 5K Run and Walk will begin at 6:30am, Tuesday, June 22nd.

Please meet at the Arch Grounds. Transportation will not be provided. 

  • Address: 200 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102.
  • Please bring your T-shirt and bib to fully participate.
  • Water and donuts will be provided at the end of the walk/run.

Join in the fun! Download the Strava app. The AAEM club is called "Team AAEM".


Wellness Fun Run and Walk Route

Start on north walkway near Washington, west to west walkway, south on west walkway to walkway north of Arch Entry, follow north walkway loop to head of Grand Staircase, follow south walkway loop to walkway south of Arch Entry, south on west walkway, east on Poplar Street access walkway, north on walkway at head of Grand Staircase, follow north walkway loop to interior loop around lake, north on west walkway, east on north walkway to finish at start.