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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.

 

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

December 10, 2016  at 8:00 am
Patio of Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, Saint Louis, MO
Regularly scheduled non-competitive running tours on Saturday & Sunday – 8:00 (weekday tours scheduled as well). 3.5 mile guided running tour taking you past, over, under & through some of the most important historic sites in the region. See website for tour details and full schedule.

Hillsboro Hawkettes 5K Jingle Bell Run

December 10, 2016  at 8:00 am
Hillsboro City Hall, Hillsboro, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

December 17, 2016  at 8:00 am
Patio of Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, Saint Louis, MO
Regularly scheduled non-competitive running tours on Saturday & Sunday – 8:00 (weekday tours scheduled as well). 3.5 mile guided running tour taking you past, over, under & through some of the most important historic sites in the region. See website for tour details and full schedule.

SNOWBALL SERIES #2 – Reindeer Run

December 17, 2016  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

December 24, 2016  at 8:00 am
Patio of Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, Saint Louis, MO
Regularly scheduled non-competitive running tours on Saturday & Sunday – 8:00 (weekday tours scheduled as well). 3.5 mile guided running tour taking you past, over, under & through some of the most important historic sites in the region. See website for tour details and full schedule.

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

December 31, 2016  at 8:00 am
Patio of Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, Saint Louis, MO
Regularly scheduled non-competitive running tours on Saturday & Sunday – 8:00 (weekday tours scheduled as well). 3.5 mile guided running tour taking you past, over, under & through some of the most important historic sites in the region. See website for tour details and full schedule.

Commitment Day

January 1, 2017  at 10:00 am
Life Time Fitness – West County, Ellisville,
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 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 the new year! Join the movement and commit to a healthy way of life with your friends and family on New Year’s Day!  

SNOWBALL SERIES #3 – New Year’s Day

January 1, 2017  at 10:00 am
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

Way of Lights Run

January 7, 2017  at 6:30 pm
National Shrine of Our Lady Snows, Belleville, IL

Frozen Buns Run 5K & 10K

January 14, 2017  at 10:00 am
Blueberry Hill in University City Loop, St. Louis, MO

MLK Unity 5K Run/Walk

January 15, 2017  at 7:30 am
Youth Achievers Foundation, Florissant, MO

Wildwood Frozen Feet 13.1 Mile Trail Race

January 21, 2017  at 8:00 am
LaSalle Springs Middle School, Wildwood, MO

SNOWBALL SERIES #4 – Creve Coeur Lake

January 21, 2017  at 9:00 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park, St. Louis, MO

Nippy Niner 9M / 9K

January 29, 2017  at 9:00 am
Columbia Bottoms Conservation Area, St. Louis, MO

SNOWBALL SERIES #5 – Jefferson Barracks Park

February 4, 2017  at 9:00 am
Jefferson Barracks Park, St. Louis, MO

Heart of the Ozarks Half Marathon

February 11, 2017  at 7:30 am
Southern Hills Shopping Center, West Plains, MO

Liberty Winter Warrior Trail Race

February 11, 2017  at 9:00 am
Broemmelsiek Park, Defiance, MO

RUN for RESCEUS

February 11, 2017  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO

Run For The Chocolate

February 11, 2017  at 9:00 am
Bissinger’s Chocolate Factory, St. Louis, MO

Mardi Gras Run For Your Beads

February 18, 2017  at 9:00 am
Soulard Neighborhood, St. Louis, MO

Castlewood Cup 15k Trail Race

February 25, 2017  at 10:00 am
Castlewood State Park, Ballwin, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 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 each year, so when registration opens, be sure to sign up early!  

2nd Annual Run and Run S’more

February 26, 2017  at 9:00 am
Ladue MIddle School, St.Louis, MO

Soggy Bottom Endurance Ultra

February 27, 2017  at 6:00 am
Soggy Bottom Trails, Sparta, MO

Taste of Achievement 6K & 1 Mile Fun Run

March 4, 2017  at 10:00 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run

March 11, 2017  at 9:00 am
Ball Park Village, St Louis, MO

Race To The Rocker 4 Mile Run

March 18, 2017  at 9:00 am
Cuba, Missouri, Cuba, MO

7th Annual Alton Half Marathon and 5K

March 25, 2017  at 8:00 am
Alton Amphitheater, Alton , IL

Honduran Street Party Run

March 25, 2017  at 8:30 am
Streets of St. Charles, St. Charles, MO

Run For Your Life 5K at Mineral Area College

March 25, 2017  at 9:00 am
Mineral Area College, Park Hills, MO

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Spring Xtreme Hike

April 1, 2017  at 12:00 am
Hawn State Park, Ste. Genevieve, MO

Run for the Rivers 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

April 1, 2017  at 8:00 am
Rotary Park, Foristell, MO

GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend

April 8, 2017  at 7:00 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Daffodil Dash 5k Trail Run

April 8, 2017  at 9:00 am
Shaw Nature Reserve, Gray Summit, MO

The Chain of Rocks Bridge Duathlon

April 23, 2017  at 9:00 am
Chain of Rocks Bridge, Chouteau Island, IL

Beat The Creek Challenge Run

April 29, 2017  at 12:00 am
Cedar Creek, New Haven, MO

Run for Their Lives

April 29, 2017  at 7:00 am
Owensville Memorial Park, Owensville, MO

Gateway Pet Guardians 5k-9

April 29, 2017  at 8:00 am
Rock Springs Park, O'Fallon, IL

Gateway Pet Guardians 5K-9

April 30, 2017  at 8:00 am
Rock Springs Park, O'Fallon, IL

Walk the Cause for Needy Paws

May 6, 2017  at 9:00 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

CDM Mind and Body 5K

May 27, 2017  at 8:00 am
Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO

Festival of Miles

June 1, 2017  at 6:30 pm
Saint Louis University High School, St. Louis,
The 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. A portion of 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!  

Millstadt Half Marathon & 5K

June 4, 2017  at 7:00 am
Millstadt Village Park, Millstadt, IL

St. Alban’s Triathlon

June 4, 2017  at 8:00 am
St. Alban’s Country Club, St. Alban's, MO

The Macklind Mile presented by Smoothie King

June 24, 2017  at 8:00 am
Big River South City Store, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Without a doubt, the Macklind Mile is one of St. Louis' most fun races that anyone can enjoy! Presented by Smoothie King, 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.    

Need for Speed 5k

July 28, 2017  at 7:00 pm
Forest Park Muny Upper Parking Lot, St. Louis, MO
To properly culminate our summer Speedwork sessions, Big River will be hosting a 5k race in Forest Park. The race will provide the perfect opportunity to test your speed now that you’ve put in the work on the track all summer. The race is also open to the public! Enjoy chip timing provided by Big River Race Management; beautiful course through Forest Park; free beer for those over 21; Powerade; pot-luck after party and free parking.  

FPXC Festival Open Race

September 9, 2017  at 7:30 am
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32   The Forest Park Cross Country Festival kicks off with an Open Race at 7:30am. The race is open to the public and also offers a great opportunity for coaches, parents or younger brothers and sisters to compete on the same course as the high school athletes. Maybe you haven't run a cross country race since high school or maybe you never have but always wanted to try. Either way, this is a fun, relaxed race with the challenge of a cross country course! Medals will be presented to the top 30 finishers for men and women.  

Azalea Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

September 12, 2017  at 8:00 am
Gardens at Woodfield, Nixa, MO

Flint Ridge Trail Race

September 16, 2017  at 9:00 am
Indian Camp Creek Park, Foristell, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 The Flint Ridge Trail Run takes place at beautiful Indian Camp Creek Park in St. Charles County! The event will host two distances, 4-mile and 10-mile.The Flint Ridge 10 mile race will kick off the second edition of the Big River Trail Series! To learn more about the event, visit www.flintridge10.com.

Border War Cross Country Championship

October 16, 2017  at 4:15 pm
McNair Park, St Charles, MO
Cross Country Event for High School(5K), Middle School(2500m), and Youth(2500m)

Soggy Bottom Endurance Ultra

February 27, 2018  at 6:00 am
Soggy Bottom Trails, Sparta, MO

Azalea Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

September 12, 2018  at 8:00 am
Gardens at Woodfield, Nixa, MO

Border War Cross Country Championship

October 16, 2018  at 4:15 pm
McNair Park, St Charles, MO
Cross Country Event for High School(5K), Middle School(2500m), and Youth(2500m)

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