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Race Calendar

Big River Running Company is your resource for the most comprehensive race calendar in the region! Races marked with the Big River Race Management logo indicate the event is professionally timed and/or managed by Big River. Check back frequently as races are added on a regular basis. If you would like to have your race included in our race calendar, click here.

 

Halloween Howl for the Homeless 5K

October 24, 2014  at 9:00 am
St. Charles Community College, St. Charles, MO

Goblin Gallop

October 24, 2014  at 6:00 pm
Dolan Park, Jerseyville, IL

Tenth Life Cat Rescue 4th Annual Hissin’ Hustle 10K, 5K & CatWalk

October 25, 2014  at 8:00 am
Tower Grove Park – Sons of Rest Shelter, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

October 25, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

Ogre & Princess 5K Run/Fun Walk

October 25, 2014  at 8:30 am
Belleville West End, Belleville, IL

Halloween Race

October 25, 2014  at 9:00 am
Arcadia Valley Sports Complex, Ironton, MO

Monroe County YMCA Illinois Ozarks 10K Bluff Trail Run

October 25, 2014  at 9:30 am
Borsch Park, Valmeyer, IL

Run for Your Life 5K

October 25, 2014  at 3:00 pm
Bowling Green Resevoir, Bowling Green, MO

Race to the Shrine 5K

October 25, 2014  at 4:00 pm
Knights of Columbus, Florissant, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Come out to the first annual Race to the Shrine 5K on October 25th! The race starts at 4pm and will zig zag through the historic and scenic neighborhoods of Florissant, MO. There will be refreshments served and live music, so stick around after the race! Online Registration

The J’s Fall Sprint Indoor Triathlon

October 26, 2014  at 12:00 am
Jewish Community Center – Marilyn Fox Building, Chesterfield, MO

Glendale Firehouse Run: 1 Mile Run/Walk, 2.2 Mile, 5 Mile

October 26, 2014  at 8:00 am
Glendale, MO, ,

Jefferson County Bee Fit 5K

October 26, 2014  at 8:00 am
Northwest Sports Complex, House Springs, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

October 26, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Ayden’s Heart Warriors 5K Pumpkin Dash

October 26, 2014  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO

Freak on Main 1 Mile Run

October 31, 2014  at 6:00 pm
Edwardsville, IL, Edwardsville, IL

Emotions In Motion 5k

November 1, 2014  at 7:30 am
Ballard County Preschool, La Center, KY

Wildwood Route 66 5K Run/Walk

November 1, 2014  at 8:00 am
Wildwood Middle School, Wildwood, MO

Run Like Hell Zombie 5k

November 1, 2014  at 8:00 am
SIUE Campus, Edwardsville, IL

St. Louis Running Tour

November 1, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

5K Scrub Run & I Mile Fun Run

November 1, 2014  at 8:00 am
Sullivan High School, Sullivan, MO

4th Annual “D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers” 5K/10K & 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run

November 1, 2014  at 9:00 am
Village of Millstadt Park, Millstadt, IL

St. John’s Lutheran Church and School Superhero 5K

November 1, 2014  at 9:00 am
Arnold City Park, Arnold, MO

Strength In Numbers 5k Run/Walk

November 1, 2014  at 9:00 am
O’Fallon Park and Recreation Center, O'Fallon, IL

Harvest Hootenanny 5K

November 1, 2014  at 9:00 am
Picnic Area 2, Litchfield, IL

Run for Rescue 5k

November 1, 2014  at 9:00 am
Glazebrook Park, Godfrey, IL

Engineers Without Borders’ Day of the Dead 5K Run

November 1, 2014  at 10:00 am
Meramec Vineyards, St. James, MO

St. Louis Half Marathon, Clayton Police Department 5K, and 1/2 mile Youth Fun Run

November 2, 2014  at 7:00 am
The Center of Clayton, Clayton, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

November 2, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

4 Mile Levee Loop

November 2, 2014  at 8:30 am
Ste. Genevieve, MO – Marina Road, ,

Healthy Kids Running Series

November 2, 2014  at 5:25 pm
Maryville University Soccer Field, St. Louis, MO

Midnight Howl 5K

November 7, 2014  at 11:00 pm
The Wolf, Ballwin, MO

Footprints for Families 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run

November 8, 2014  at 8:00 am
Unnamed Venue, O'Fallon, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

November 8, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

The Skippo – 10K Trail Race

November 8, 2014  at 9:00 am
Castlewood State Park, Ballwin, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Online Registration The Skippo Trail Race is a series of three challenging distances – 10K on Saturday and a 20k and 30K on Sunday – through the beautiful Castlewood State Park. Each of the races presents a course ranging from steep grades, creek beds, the infamous “stairs” and very fast sections.  For the brave athlete, the 10K can be run on Saturday followed by either the 20K or 30K on Sunday!  At the same time, this event is open to all abilities and experience levels though we strongly encourage practicing trail running and checking out the course preview run the weekend before the race. Making The Skippo so popular is the post-race party at the pavilion and awesome amenities for all athletes.  Everyone that participates receives a finisher’s keepsake, long-sleeve quality tech shirt, on-course hydration and fuel stations, as well as awards for the top three in each age group. The Skippo has a participant cap and sells out every year so register early!  

3rd Annual Run for the Heroes 5K

November 8, 2014  at 9:00 am
O’Fallon, IL, ,

Race for Home 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Walk

November 8, 2014  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement  

The 3rd Annual Gateway Cupcake 5K Run & Walk and Bottle Cap Dash 5K Obstacle Run

November 8, 2014  at 9:00 am
Forest Park – Central Field, St. Louis, MO

3rd Annual Run for the Heroes 5K

November 8, 2014  at 9:00 am
Fulton Jr. High School, O'Fallon, IL

2014 MBU – Run for Ronald 5K

November 8, 2014  at 9:00 am
Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO

Late Harvest Vineyard-to-Vineyard FUN Walk

November 8, 2014  at 9:30 am
Chaumette Vineyards, Ste. Genevieve, MO

Carondelet Park Rec Complex Sprint Indoor Triathlon

November 9, 2014  at 7:30 am
Carondelet Park – YMCA, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

November 9, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis College of Pharmacy Founders Day 5K Run

November 9, 2014  at 8:30 am
St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO
WE'RE TURNING 150! Join St. Louis College of Pharmacy as we celebrate our sesquicentennial in 2014 with the Founders Day 5K Run on Sunday, November 9. The Run will start and finish in the Campus Quadrangle, run through the Medical Center, into Forest Park and back.

The Skippo – 20k & 30k Trail Race

November 9, 2014  at 9:00 am
Castlewood State Park, Ballwin, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Online Registration The Skippo Trail Race is a series of three challenging distances – 10K on Saturday and a 20k and 30K on Sunday – through the beautiful Castlewood State Park. Each of the races presents a course ranging from steep grades, creek beds, the infamous “stairs” and very fast sections.  For the brave athlete, the 10K can be run on Saturday followed by either the 20K or 30K on Sunday!  At the same time, this event is open to all abilities and experience levels though we strongly encourage practicing trail running and checking out the course preview run the weekend before the race. Making The Skippo so popular is the post-race party at the pavilion and awesome amenities for all athletes.  Everyone that participates receives a finisher’s keepsake, long-sleeve quality tech shirt, on-course hydration and fuel stations, as well as awards for the top three in each age group. The Skippo has a participant cap and sells out every year so register early!  

Healthy Kids Running Series

November 9, 2014  at 5:25 pm
Maryville University Soccer Field, St. Louis, MO

Longview Half Marathon

November 15, 2014  at 8:00 am
Longview Lake, Kansas City, MO

2nd Annual Noel Project 5K Run

November 15, 2014  at 8:00 am
MCT NIckel Plate Trail across from Harvest Community Church, Pontoon Beach,

St. Louis Running Tour

November 15, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

Girls on the Run 5K

November 15, 2014  at 8:30 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

RUN for RESCUES 5K and 1 Mile Walk

November 15, 2014  at 9:00 am
Arnold City Park, Arnold, MO

HAULIN’ BASS 8K/15K

November 15, 2014  at 9:00 am
Stockton State Park, Dadeville, MO
Come join us for this inaugural event on the brand new Lakeview Trail at Stockton State Park! The 15k will be one full loop and the 8k will be one half loop. These races will be run entirely on trails throughout the park along the shores of Stockton Lake. Awards and refreshments will be available after the race for each age division**, and overall finishers.

Maryville Turkey Trot 5K

November 15, 2014  at 9:00 am
Drost Park, Maryville, IL

Harvest Run 5K Run/Walk

November 15, 2014  at 4:00 pm
SIU-Edwardsville Cross Country Course, Edwardsville, IL

St. Louis Running Tour

November 16, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Healthy Kids Running Series

November 16, 2014  at 5:25 pm
Maryville University Soccer Field, St. Louis, MO

Run, Rudolph, Run

November 21, 2014  at 6:00 pm
Downtown Red Bud, Red Bud, , IL

The HHS Hawkette Turkey Trot 5K and 1-mile Fun Run

November 22, 2014  at 8:00 am
Hillsboro City Hall, Hillsboro, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

November 22, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

Amvets 5K For Education

November 22, 2014  at 8:30 am
Desoto Amvets, Desoto, MO

AdventureMax Springfield

November 22, 2014  at 9:00 am
Two Rivers Bike Park, Springfield, MO

Dashing Divas 5K

November 22, 2014  at 9:30 am
Belleville, IL, Belleville, IL
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32

Boots and Badges 5K

November 23, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk

November 23, 2014  at 8:00 am
Hollywood Casino, Maryland Heights,

St. Louis Running Tour

November 23, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Holiday Night Lights Turkey Dash

November 23, 2014  at 4:00 pm
Rotary Park, Foristell, MO

The Hungry Turkey

November 27, 2014  at 7:30 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Online Registration Participating in The Hungry Turkey gives families a great way to kick off Thanksgiving Day while eliminating the guilt of gobbling up yummy eats later in the day. A first-class, chip-timed event, The Hungry Turkey is run in conjunction with the Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown St. Louis. The Hungry Turkey features quality hooded sweatshirts for all participants, age group awards and prizes for beating The Hungry Turkey. The event also raises funds for a local charity during the holiday season, which in its inaugural year (2013) collected more than 2,000 pounds of canned goods and more than $1,500 for Operation Food Search.  To encourage the entire family on Thanksgiving morning to participate, the event is stroller and pet friendly and finishes along the Thanksgiving Day Parade route giving race participants a preferred viewing position!

Kirkwood Webster Turkey Day Run 3M/6M

November 27, 2014  at 7:30 am
Downtown – Kirkwood, Kirkwood, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 The 32nd Annual Thanksgiving Day run features 3 and 6 mile races on courses between Kirkwood and Webster. Entry forms and information will be available at the Community Center beginning October 1 or register online at: bigriverrunning.com/KWTurkeyDay. The first 4,000 to register will receive a give-a-way. Pre-registration $18 or race day registration $25. Online Registration

Olivette Inaugural Turkey Trot

November 27, 2014  at 8:00 am
Stacy Park, Olivette, MO

15th Annual Chesterfield Turkey Trot

November 27, 2014  at 8:30 am
Chesterfield Amphitheater, Chesterfield,
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Online Registration Come out and run Thanksgiving morning! The 15th Annual Chesterfield Turkey Trot is presented by the Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Division and the Title Sponsor St. Luke’s Hospital. The first 3,500 5K registrants will receive a long-sleeve technical t-shirt.

2014 Gobble Wobble 5K

November 27, 2014  at 8:30 am
West County Assembly of God, Chesterfield, MO

Edwardsville Turkey Trot 5K

November 27, 2014  at 8:30 am
Edwardsville, IL, Edwardsville, IL

True Runner Trot Thru The Woods 5k and Fun Run

November 29, 2014  at 8:00 am
Rohan Woods School, Warson Woods, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

November 29, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

Chill on the Hill 5K

November 29, 2014  at 8:30 am
St. Louis Hill Neighborhood, St. Louis, MO

55th Great River Road Run

November 29, 2014  at 10:00 am
Alton, Alton, IL

Howell Holiday Hustle 5K

November 29, 2014  at 5:15 pm
Downtown – Sparta IL, ,

St. Louis Running Tour

November 30, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Santas on the Loose 5K

December 6, 2014  at 8:00 am
Webster Groves, MO, Webster Groves, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

December 6, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

Reindeer Run 5K

December 6, 2014  at 8:30 am
Mid-County YMCA, Brentwood, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement The Reindeer Run 5K starts and finishes at the Mid-County YMCA and winds through the streets of Brentwood. This race offers a 5K and 1 mile fun run, as well as a holiday costume contest! Online Registration

Turkey Burn Off Trail Run

December 6, 2014  at 9:00 am
Perry County Lake Trail, Perryville, MO

TUNNEL TROT

December 6, 2014  at 1:00 pm
Katy Trail State Park, Rocheport, MO
Come strut your stuff during the Inaugural Katy Trail Tunnel Trot! This family-friendly event offers a 5K run and a more challenging 12K run. Both races start at the Rocheport trailhead and head west on the Katy Trail before reaching the designated halfway points for the return trips. Participants of each race will experience the historic 243-foot long tunnel at Rocheport, the only stone tunnel on the Katy. Awards** and refreshments will be provided after the races. We hope you make this event a part of your holiday celebrations!

St. Louis Running Tour

December 7, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

The Crusher Race

December 7, 2014  at 10:00 am
Brookdale Farms, Eureka, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

December 13, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series 3K/12K

December 13, 2014  at 8:30 am
Forest Park Visitor’s Center, St. Louis, MO
First race of St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

December 14, 2014  at 7:30 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

December 14, 2014  at 7:30 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
On December 14th, Hot Chocolate is headed back to St. Louis. Enjoy an unforgettable run through the home of the Cardinals and reward yourself with piles of rich, melty chocolate– you’ve earned it. Your goodie bag includes a fabulous full zip tech hoodie and there's delicious hot chocolate and fondue at the finish line. This year, we've added a finisher's medal for 15k participants that you won't want to miss! Also includes free photos and runner notifications. To add an extra, FREE hat to your goodie bag, use code STLHAT1 at checkout.

St. Louis Running Tour

December 14, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

December 20, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

St. Louis Running Tour

December 21, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Running Tour

December 27, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO
Fun, invigorating, informative and safe 4.5 mile running tour of historic downtown St. Louis starting at the Runner statue in Kiener Plaza. Takes you past, over, under and through the most significant and interesting spots in downtown St. Louis.

2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series 2M/10M

December 27, 2014  at 8:30 am
Forest Park Visitor’s Center, St. Louis, MO
Second race of 2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series

St. Louis Running Tour

December 28, 2014  at 8:00 am
Kiener Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Commitment Day

January 1, 2015  at 10:00 am
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Commitment Day is a family friendly 5K run/walk on New Year’s Day that takes place in nearly 50 cities nationwide and St. Louis is one of them!  This is one event that is really for the entire family:  children 12 and younger can register at no charge with a paid adult, the start time is conveniently mid-morning allowing you to sleep in a bit, strollers are welcome, and there are even quality shirts for all paid participants.  For the serious athlete, this is the perfect “first race” of the year, too!  Professionally chip-timed and managed by Big River Race Management, and featuring awards for top finishers in each age group and gender, you can test your strength and be amongst the first people in the entire country to run a 5k in 2015! Join the movement and commit to a healthy way of life with your friends and family in downtown St. Louis on New Year’s Day! Online Registration

Way of Lights Run

January 3, 2015  at 6:30 pm
Unnamed Venue, Belleville, IL
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32

2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series 3M/15K

January 10, 2015  at 8:30 am
Forest Park Visitor’s Center, St. Louis, MO
Third race of 2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series

Wildwood Frozen Feet 13.1 Mile Trail Race

January 24, 2015  at 8:00 am
LaSalle Springs Middle School, Wildwood , MO

2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series 4M/13.1M

January 24, 2015  at 8:30 am
Forest Park Visitor’s Center, St. Louis, MO
Fourth race of 2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series

2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series 10K

February 7, 2015  at 8:30 am
Forest Park Visitor’s Center, St. Louis, MO
Fifth race of 2014-2015 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series

Castlewood Cup 15k Trail Race

February 28, 2015  at 10:00 am
Castlewood State Park, Ballwin, MO
The Castlewood Cup is a true test of trail running stamina with a challenging 15k course in beautiful Castlewood State Park that includes uphill, downhill, switchbacks and creek crossing sections! All athletes receive an official Castlewood Cup hooded sweatshirt and the awards go three deep in each of the 5-year age groups.  Like its autumnal cousin The Skippo, the post race party, on-course hydration and fuel stations make this event top-notch for trail enthusiasts and novices alike! Castlewood Cup has a participant cap and sells out every year so register early!

Bridge and Dam Half Marathon and 10K

March 28, 2015  at 7:30 am
Bagnell Dam Strip, Lake Ozark , MO

A Taste of Achievement 6K and 1 Mile Fun Run

March 28, 2015  at 10:00 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

That ‘80s Run 10K, 5K, Fun Run & Expo

April 25, 2015  at 7:30 am
St. Charles Community College, St. Charles, MO

7th Annual USO of Missouri,INC Mud Run

May 30, 2015  at 7:00 am
MidAmerica Airport, Mascoutah, IL

Festival of Miles

June 4, 2015  at 6:30 pm
Saint Louis University High School, St. Louis,
The Nike Festival of Miles is a charity track meet featuring 2.5 hours of non-stop action with youth and middle school races, high school races showcasing some of the nation’s top talent and pro races featuring Olympic level athletes. Each year all proceeds from ticket sales go to an athlete/athletes in need. You don't want to miss biggest night on the St. Louis running community's calendar!

The Macklind Mile

June 27, 2015  at 8:00 am
Big River South City Store, St. Louis, MO
Without a doubt, the Macklind Mile is one of St. Louis' most fun races that anyone can enjoy! Presented by Big River Running Company, it is the area's largest one-mile road race that doubles as an outdoor, family-friendly party with beer, food, kids activities and more! The one-mile, downhill course means that anyone can participate! Whether you walk with your family members, fly down the course in attempt at a personal record or cheer on the little runners in the kids quarter mile dash, this event is high-energy and a ton of fun! With top-notch amenities and unique awards, this event should be on everyone's race calendar.

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