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Walking and Jogging Routes

SLU Medical Center Track
The Saint Louis University Medical Center Recreation Complex is located just east of the Hickory Garages, near the Allied Health building on SLU's Medical Center Campus. This facility offers recreational opportunities which enhance the campus experience for students, faculty, physicians, researchers and staff at SLU's Medical Center. In addition to club sports and drop-in recreation, the facility hosts SLU's track and field team - the largest NCAA Division I sports team at the University.

The recreation complex includes:

  • NCAA regulation, natural grass soccer field
  • Eight-lane NCAA regulation track
  • Seating for sports events
  • Field lighting
  • Restrooms
  • Scoreboard

The track is available to the SLU Community for drop-in use.  During the academic semester daily drop-in use is available Monday - Friday sunrise to 2:30 pm and all day on weekends unless there is a scheduled track meet or sporting event being hosted on the field.

Hermann Stadium Track
A 1/3-mile jogging track surrounds the soccer field at Hermann Stadium, allowing walkers and joggers a great option for exercise on SLU's main campus.  A calendar is viewable through the SLU mobile application under Billiken Athletics so that drop-in users can see when varsity soccer games are being hosted.

Simon Rec 5K Run
Are you up for the challenge? Try the Simon Recreation Center 5K run, not only are you getting a great workout you, but you will see a majority of the SLU Frost Campus at the same time! With the starting and finishing points both being the main (North) entrance of the Simon Recreation Center it is convenient and a great place to stretch out.

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1.5 Mile Walking Tour
Check out Simon Rec's 1.5 mile walk lay out this is perfect for exercise and gives you the chance to view some of Saint Louis University's attractions. The comfortable 1.5 mile walk will lead you through the Billiken Sports Center, Laclede Park, Chaifetz Arena, and the Clock Tower before heading back towards the Simon Rec Center. Please note: This path includes crossing Grand Boulevard at 2 separate crosswalks.

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Half Mile Leisurely Walk
Want to see what is going on outside of the Simon Recreation Center? You can with this simple walk you will get to see the Quad, Pius XII Memorial Library, the beautiful St. Francis Xavier College Church, and still finish right where you started, the Simon Recreation Center.

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Other Information
If you like these maps but would like to create one for yourself visit This website is easy to use and you can even create your own profile to track personal training and running logs. You can also check out the top runs others have created, and view upcoming running events and races!

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