2015 Get Up & Go! Biathlon

The 4rd Annual Get Up & Go! Biathlon will be held August 2, 2015. This event was a 5-mile run followed by a 20-mile bicycle race along the relatively flat, peaceful countryside roads of Belleville, Illinois.

August 2, 2015

Belleville West High School

Click here to visit the Memorial Get Up & Go! Biathlon web site.


Get Up & Go! is once again offering Healthy Community grants of up to $1000 to fund new and existing  community gardens in St. Clair County. Schools, neighborhoods, municipalities, churches, or other organizations are encouraged to apply for the grants. New organizations or groups made up of at least four households may also apply. This year's garden grant recipients are supported in part by a donation from Dintelmann Nursery and Garden Center in Belleville.  If you would like to support the Get Up & Go! organization, please consider becoming a member.

Read about the 2014 Garden Grants Awards

Garden Grant Recipient O'Fallon Garden Club

Read the 2015 Press Release adobe

Download the Informational Meeting Flyer adobe

Download the 2015 Garden Grant Application adobe

Become a Member

Make a difference in your community! Become a member to fund our objectives to improve health in St. Clair County. We have already done many remarkable things but need your help to continue in these efforts.

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Annual membership is $25.

You'll receive the following benefits:

Help our organization thrive
Membership Gift
Happiness from Helping your Community
Listed as Member on our website
Advanced notice of Get Up & Go! Events

Cup Challenge

Particpants who sign up for the Cup Challenge are awarded points for their participation in various walking, running, and biking events.

How much does this cost? Participants pay $10 to be part of the Cup Challenge. Members can sign up at a reduced code of $5.


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Getup & Go! Promotes
School Health!

Get Up & Go in St. Clair County IL Encourages Healthier Youth

Get Up & Go! has been making a difference in promoting healthy activities in schools. Twenty-five schools participated in the We Choose Health initiative. Schools are now including physical components to their school functions and events, have conducted health fairs, implemented staff wellness programs, and incorporated a wide variety of health related activities into their daily routine. Check out what each school accomplished. [Read More]