• Chris Derrick wins it for the men, Shalane Flanagan for the women!

    Check out all of the results here!

    Check out more photos of the day here!
  • Pre-Race Pasta Dinner, Movie and Q&A with legendary coach Joe Newton - Fri. 2/1 at 6:00pm

    presented by RACE STL
    • Joe Newton is the most decorated high school distance coach in American history with 29 Illinois State Cross Country Titles
    • The Long Green Line is wonderful documentary film that follows the York High School boys cross country team through their 2005 season as they attempt to win their 25th Illinois State Cross Country Championship.   Watch the Trailer here
    • Doors open at 6pm with a buffet style dinner beginning at 6:15.  Purchase your tickets here!
    • For directions and details, click here to view our Weekend's Fan Guide here
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  • Detour Notice - Highway 64/40 will be closed this weekend

    A new interchange at Tower Grove and Boyle is being built and replacing four bridges that span the highway.

    When the interstate is closed on Feb. 1, drivers traveling westbound on Highway 64/40 will have to turn off the highway at Forest Park Avenue and follow it to Kingshighway. Turn left on Kingshighway and enter the park. Follow the signs to Central Ball Fields (#7 on this map) Eastbound travelers will be diverted from the highway at Hampton Avenue (which is where you'd enter the park anyway).

    For up to date information please visit the MoDOT website.

    • Big River Running Company HS 4k -  Register HERE

    • FLEET FEET 4k - Register HERE

    • Already signed up? Form a team for no extra charge!!
  • The athletes were unbelievable, the fans were amazing!
  • This year is going to be one of the strongest fields in the history of the event. Running the men's open race are Dathan Ritzenhein, Bobby Mack, Chris Derrick, Matt Tegenkamp, and more. Check out their athlete bio pages here!
  • Come out and watch the women's race this Saturday with Deena Kastor, Shalane Flanagan, Sara Hall, Magdalena Lewy Boulet, Kim Conley, and many more! Check out their athlete bio pages here!!
  • MoDOT will close all lanes and ramps on Highway 64/40 in both directions between Kingshighway and Forest Park at 8pm on Friday Feb. 1st. The highway will reopen by 3am on Monday Feb. 4th.
  • It's not too late to sign up for the Big River Running Company HS 4K and the FLEET FEET 4K. Sign up today!
  • The USA Cross Country Championships will be held at Forest Park in St. Louis this Saturday on February 2nd, 2013! See you there!

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We are excited to announce a new twist to the 2013 Big River Running Company High School 4K at the USA Cross Country Championships. We know that Missouri cross country athletes love to debate which side of the State has the better runners. Well, here is your chance to find out! We will divide the State in half geographically and score the top five boys from and the western side of Missouri against the top five boys from the eastern side of the State. We will do the same thing for the girls. 

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Race Director's Blog #1:
Throughout the months leading up to the 2013 USA Cross Country Championships race director Ben Rosario will be giving us updates on the event. In this first blog he takes you through some of the exciting things that have been added to this year's Championships including some new sponsors who are helping to make this a true community event and hopefully the best cross country meet you've ever seen!