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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

October 1, 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.

Crosspoint 5K Gold Rush 2016

October 1, 2016  at 8:00 am
Shaw Nature Reserve, Gray Summit, MO

I Run For Mayor Rice

October 1, 2016  at 8:00 am
Silex MO Community Building, Silex, MO

Honor Run – John Wilt Foundation

October 1, 2016  at 8:00 am
O’Fallon Veterans’ Monument, O'Fallon, IL

9th Annual 5K Run/Walk for Peter’s Place

October 1, 2016  at 8:30 am
Everett Moody Park at Longacre, Fairview Heights, IL

Stroll for a Goal

October 1, 2016  at 9:00 am
Legacy Park, Cottleville, MO

Run for Rescue 5K and 1 Mile Mutt Strut

October 1, 2016  at 9:00 am
Glazebrook Park, Godfrey, IL

SIUE Cougars Unleashed Homecoming Run

October 1, 2016  at 9:00 am
SIUE Birger Hall, Edwardsville, IL

Mosaic Services 5K Run and Kids Races

October 1, 2016  at 9:00 am
Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, Maplewood, MO

Cougars Unleashed Homecoming Run

October 1, 2016  at 9:00 am
SIUE Campus, Birger Hall Parking Lot, Edwardsville, IL

MO’ Cowbell

October 2, 2016  at 7:30 am
Frontier Park, St. Charles, MO

Run Wild! 5k at Watershed Nature Center

October 2, 2016  at 9:00 am
Watershed Nature Center, Edwardsville, IL

Boys Hope Girls Hope Annual 5K: Ready. Set. Hope!

October 8, 2016  at 7:30 am
The Heights Community Center, Richmond Heights, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

October 8, 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.

Winfield Campus 5K and Fun Run

October 8, 2016  at 8:00 am
Winfield Campus, Winfield, MO

EVUCC 2nd Annual 5K Running on Faith

October 8, 2016  at 8:00 am
Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL

JADASA 3K/5K

October 8, 2016  at 8:30 am
January Wabash Park, St. Louis, MO

Depaul USA “No Place Like Home” 5K Run/Walk

October 8, 2016  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park – Sons of Rest Shelter, St. Louis, MO

Chili Chase 5K & Kids Pepper Dash

October 8, 2016  at 9:00 am
Downtown Belleville,IL, Belleville, IL

ECC Psychology and Sociology 5K/10K Run to Stop the Violence

October 8, 2016  at 9:00 am
East Central College, Union, MO

Mizzou Fight Tiger 5K

October 9, 2016  at 12:00 am
Tower Grove Park (Sons of Rest Shelter), St. Louis,

STL Cure Sarcoma Run/Walk

October 9, 2016  at 9:00 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

Dash 4 DC 5K Run and 3K family fun walk

October 15, 2016  at 7:30 am
Immanuel Lutheran School – Washington, MO, Washington, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

October 15, 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.

Ivory Crockett Run for Webster

October 15, 2016  at 8:30 am
Webster Groves High School, Webster Groves, MO

5th Annual Run for the Heroes 5K

October 15, 2016  at 9:00 am
5th Annual Run for the Heroes 5K, O'Fallon, IL

BOO-yah in the W 5K and Kids Fun Run

October 15, 2016  at 11:30 am
Midwest Bank Centre, O'Fallon, MO

Freaky Five Halloween 5K and Bonfire

October 15, 2016  at 3:00 pm
Caseyville Park, Caseyville, IL

2016 Walk Run ‘N Roll for Spina Bifida of Greater St. Louis

October 16, 2016  at 8:30 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

Border War Cross Country Championship

October 16, 2016  at 4:15 pm
McNair Park, St Charles, MO
Cross Country Event for High School(5K), Middle School(2500m), and Youth(2500m)

Outback in the Ozarks 2016

October 21, 2016  at 7:00 am
Outback in the Ozarks, , AR

Kashmir Dash 5k run/walk

October 21, 2016  at 5:30 pm
Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 22, 2016  at 7:30 am
Muny at Forest Park,  St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

October 22, 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.

6th Annual Hissin’ Hustle to benefit 10th Life Cat Rescue

October 22, 2016  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park, Saint Louis, MO

Royal Canin Paws on the Pavement 5K/1 mile Fun Run

October 22, 2016  at 9:00 am
Queeny Park, St. Louis, MO

1st Annual Ryan Hummert Scholarship Fund 5k and 1 mile fun run/Halloween Costume Contest

October 22, 2016  at 9:00 am
Ryan Hummert Memorial Park, Maplewood, MO

Race to the Shrine 5K 2016

October 22, 2016  at 3:30 pm
Knights of Columbus, Florissant, MO

The Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race

October 23, 2016  at 7:00 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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Northwest Zombie Run

October 29, 2016  at 5:00 am
Northwest Early Childhood Center, House Springs, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

October 29, 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.

Wildwood Route 66 5K Run/Walk

October 29, 2016  at 8:00 am
Wildwood Middle School, Wildwood, MO

Belleville West End Ogre & Princess 5K Run / Walk

October 29, 2016  at 8:30 am
St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL

Shocktober Monster Dash

October 29, 2016  at 9:00 am
Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO

St. John’s Lutheran Superhero 5K

October 29, 2016  at 9:00 am
Arnold City Park, Arnold, MO

Stampede for Stroke 5K/1Mi

October 29, 2016  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park (Sons of Rest Shelter), St. Louis,

Monroe County YMCA-HTC Center Illinois Ozarks 10K Bluff Trail Run

October 29, 2016  at 9:30 am
Borsch Park, Valmeyer, IL

Pumpkin Pie 5K and Fun Run

October 29, 2016  at 10:00 am
Whitecliff Park, Crestwood, MO

37th Annual Glendale Firehouse Run

October 30, 2016  at 8:00 am
Glendale City Hall, Glendale, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

November 5, 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.

Mustache Dash 5K and Lil Shavers Fun Run

November 5, 2016  at 8:00 am
Rascals Stadium – TR Hughes, O'Fallon, MO

Fit to Lead 5K and 1 mile runs

November 5, 2016  at 8:00 am
East Belleville YMCA, Belleville, IL

The Skippo – 10K Trail Race

November 5, 2016  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!  

6th Annual “D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers” 5K/10K & Kids Fun Run

November 5, 2016  at 9:00 am
Millstadt Village Park, Millstadt, IL

Gateway Cup Cake 5K Run & Walk

November 5, 2016  at 9:00 am
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

Union Wildcats Booster Club 1M/5K

November 5, 2016  at 10:00 am
Hagies 19th restaurant, Union, MO

4 Mile Levee Loop

November 6, 2016  at 8:30 am
Ste. Genevieve, MO – Marina Road, ,

The Skippo – 20k & 30k Trail Race

November 6, 2016  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!  

Fallin’ for HOSA 5k

November 12, 2016  at 8:00 am
Wentzville Holt High School, Wentzville, MO

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

November 12, 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.

Race for Home 5K/10K

November 12, 2016  at 8:00 am
Tower Grove Park (Sons of Rest Shelter), St. Louis,

Girls On The Run 5K

November 12, 2016  at 8:00 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Off-Road Orchard 5K

November 12, 2016  at 9:00 am
Mills Apple Farm, Marine, IL

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

November 19, 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.

True Runner Trot Thru The Woods 5k and Fun Run

November 19, 2016  at 8:00 am
Rohan Woods School, Warson Woods, MO

Be Brave 5K

November 19, 2016  at 8:00 am
LaSalle Springs Middle School, Wildwood, MO

Junior Amvets 5K Fun Run/1 Mile Walk

November 19, 2016  at 8:30 am
Desoto Amvets, Desoto, MO

Chill On The Hill

November 19, 2016  at 8:30 am
St. Ambrose Church on the Hill, St.; Louis, MO

Run, Rudolph, Run 5K

November 19, 2016  at 5:30 pm
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Red BUd, IL

The Hungry Turkey

November 24, 2016  at 7:30 am
Downtown – 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 great swag for all paid participants, age group awards and prizes for beating The Hungry Turkey. The event also raises funds for Operation Food Search. To encourage the entire family on Thanksgiving morning to participate, the event is stroller and pet friendly.

34th Annual Kirkwood/Webster Turkey Day Run 3M/6M

November 24, 2016  at 7:30 am
Downtown – Kirkwood, Kirkwood, MO

Olivette Turkey Trot

November 24, 2016  at 8:00 am
Stacy Park, Olivette, MO

The Belleville Thanksgiving 5K Run and Turkey Chase

November 24, 2016  at 8:00 am
Belleville Square, Belleville, IL

17th Annual Chesterfield Turkey Trot

November 24, 2016  at 8:30 am
Chesterfield Amphitheater, Chesterfield,

St. Louis Running Tour – Saturdays & Sundays

November 26, 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 3, 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.

Santas On The Loose

December 3, 2016  at 8:00 am
Old Orchard Center, Webster Groves, MO

SNOWBALL SERIES #1 – Queeny Park

December 3, 2016  at 8:30 am
Queeny Park, St. Louis, MO

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.

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

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

SNOWBALL SERIES #5 – Jefferson Barracks Park

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

Liberty Winter Warrior Trail Race

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

GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend

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

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!  

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.  

Azalea Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

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

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

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