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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.

 

Freedom 4 Miler and Family Fun Run

July 4, 2015  at 7:00 am
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

31st Annual O’Fallon Firecracker Run

July 4, 2015  at 7:00 am
Rascals Stadium – TR Hughes, O'Fallon, MO

Big Bang 5K Run Against Hunger & 1 mile fun run/walk

July 4, 2015  at 7:30 am
Arnold City Park, Arnold, MO

Independence Day 5K

July 4, 2015  at 7:30 am
Bluebird Park, Ellisville,

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Biathlon & 5 Mile Run

July 4, 2015  at 7:45 am
Montgomery County Courthouse, Hillsboro, IL

6th Annual Hope for Haiti 5K and 10K

July 11, 2015  at 7:45 am
Frontier Park, St. Charles, MO

Jingle in July – Run One for Arthritis

July 11, 2015  at 8:30 am
St. Louis Premium Outlets, Chesterfield, MO

Motion Orthopaedics New Town Kid’s Triathlon

July 11, 2015  at 9:00 am
New Town Lake, St. Charles,

Motion Orthopaedics New Town Triathlon

July 12, 2015  at 7:30 am
New Town Lake, St. Charles,

Wheels and Heels

July 18, 2015  at 6:00 am
St Francis Borgia Regional High School, Washington, MO

Provident 2015 Rooster Run 5K

July 18, 2015  at 7:00 am
Forest Park – The Muny, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 Roosters provide a wake-up call. With 1 in 5 individuals suffering from a mental illness each year and a person dying by suicide every 13 minutes, we feel a wake-up call is needed. The Rooster Run is Provident’s way of encouraging people to wake up, start a conversation, and support the improvement of mental health in the St. Louis region. Provident’s annual Rooster Run raises funds and awareness for the agency’s mission of helping individuals and families to a brighter future through counseling, crisis intervention and community support programs.  

Provident Rooster Run

July 18, 2015  at 7:00 am
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Rams PLAY 60 Mini Mudder

July 18, 2015  at 10:00 am
Barat Academy, Chesterfield, MO

Dash ‘n Splash

July 18, 2015  at 6:00 pm
Collinsville Area Recreation District, Collinsville, IL

Race4 Domestic Violence Prevention 5K

July 25, 2015  at 7:00 am
Carondelet Park, St. Louis, MO

Dreaming Of A White Christmas…..In July 5K and Fun Run

July 25, 2015  at 7:00 am
Koeneman Park, Jennings, MO

Mud Mountain 5K XC Classic

July 25, 2015  at 8:00 am
SIUE Cross Country Course, Edwardsville, IL

Start Seeing Motorcycles Group Run

July 25, 2015  at 5:00 pm
Silver Creek Saloon & Grill, Belleville, IL

Hollywood Dash

July 25, 2015  at 6:00 pm
St. Charles Community College, St. Charles, MO

Need for Speed 5k

July 28, 2015  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 on the evening of Tuesday, July 28. 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. Full race details can be found HERE.

Wicked Wine Run – St Louis

July 31, 2015  at 6:00 pm
Chandler Hill Vineyards, Defiance, MO
Race through the vineyards and trails of the beautiful Chandler Hill Vineyards in Defiance, MO. The start time for the 5K Wicked Run begins at 6:00 pm and the 1K Wicked Tasting Walk begins at 7:30pm.

Pound the Pavement 5K/10K

August 1, 2015  at 7:00 am
Rotary Park, Foristell, MO

MS Fighters 5k

August 1, 2015  at 8:00 am
Sunset Park, Festus, MO

42nd Annual St. Louis Track Club Cross Country KickOff

August 1, 2015  at 8:00 am
Forest Park – Central Field, St. Louis, MO
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NWFD Desire & Courage 5K for BackStoppers

August 1, 2015  at 8:00 am
Belleville West High School, Belleville, IL

5th Annual Warrior Support Run

August 8, 2015  at 8:00 am
Carondelet Park, St. Louis, MO

Diva Dash 5K

August 9, 2015  at 8:00 am
Muny at Forest Park,  St. Louis, MO

Strides for SIDS

August 15, 2015  at 8:30 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

Herculaneum XC Glow Run 5K

August 15, 2015  at 8:30 pm
Herculaneum Park, Herculaneum, MO

Wash MO Mudder

August 22, 2015  at 8:00 am
Washington Fair Grounds, Washington, MO

Beer & Bagel Missouri

August 22, 2015  at 8:00 am
OakGlenn Winery, Hermann, MO

3rd Annual Courthouse Run 5K

August 23, 2015  at 7:30 am
Tower Grove Park – Sons of Rest Shelter, St. Louis, MO

12th Annual Crestwood Kid’s Triathlon

August 23, 2015  at 8:00 am
Whitecliff Aquatic Center, Crestwood,
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 Kid’s 5-12 start training for this multi-sport event that will take place on Sunday, August 23, 2015 starting at 8am. The cost for participants is $32.00. Our annual Kid’s Triathlon consists of a 25 to 75 yard swim, a 1 to 2 mile bike and ½ to 1 mile run. Registration is required by August 19, 2015. All participants will receive a medal for finishing.

Run for Mercy 5K and Family Walk

August 29, 2015  at 7:45 am
Queeny Park, St. Louis, MO

Charger Challenge 5K & 5K Relay

August 29, 2015  at 8:00 am
Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Collinsville, IL

Leu Civic Center (United Way Agency) Challenge

August 29, 2015  at 8:00 am
Scheve Park, Mascoutah, IL

Kimmswick 5K and 1 Mile Walk and Fun Run

August 29, 2015  at 8:00 am
The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery, Kimmswick, MO

Run For The Island 5K

August 29, 2015  at 9:00 am
Lakeside 370 Park, St. Peters, MO

Rock & Root Ramble

August 29, 2015  at 10:00 am
Pine River Nature Center, Goodells, MI

Race for Refuge

September 5, 2015  at 8:00 am
Tower Grove Park – Sons of Rest Shelter, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32

Jewish Community Center’s 9th Annual Kids’ Triathlon

September 7, 2015  at 12:00 am
JCC: Staenberg Family Complex, St. Louis, MO

Jewish Community Center’s 38th Annual Labor Day Run

September 7, 2015  at 7:30 am
JCC: Staenberg Family Complex, St. Louis, MO

Billiken 5K

September 7, 2015  at 8:00 am
Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis, MO

Illumirun 5K

September 11, 2015  at 7:00 pm
Frontier Park, St. Charles, MO

Cat Country Run

September 12, 2015  at 7:00 am
City Park, Edwardsville, IL

FPXC Festival Open Race

September 12, 2015  at 7:30 am
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO
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. Overall meet winners will receive a FREE pair of Saucony shoes.  

Azalea Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

September 12, 2015  at 8:00 am
Gardens at Woodfield, Nixa, MO

Super Hero Shuffle

September 12, 2015  at 9:00 am
Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower, Hartford, IL

Chesterfield Half Marathon

September 13, 2015  at 7:00 am
Chesterfield Amphitheater, Chesterfield,

I Love Forest Park 5K & Kids Fun Run

September 13, 2015  at 7:30 am
Dennis and Judith Jones Education & Visitor Center, St. Louis, MO

Italian Fest 5K & Kids Fun Run

September 19, 2015  at 8:00 am
Downtown, Collinsville, IL

Rise N Shine with Kyleigh 5k and Half Marathon

September 19, 2015  at 9:00 am
Tri-County YMCA, Osage Beach, MO

Walk/Run for Each One

September 19, 2015  at 9:05 am
Wilson Park, Granite City, IL

9th Annual ROC STAR 5K & 1 Mile

September 20, 2015  at 8:30 am
Downtown – St. Louis, MO, ,
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32 | Online Registration   A wonderful event to celebrate the survivors and honor those we have loved and lost, the Families Run for Ovarian Cancer ROC STAR 5K & 1 mile raises funds for important Ovarian Cancer Research happening right here in St. Louis. It is also a competitive 5K with prize money. Join Us!

5th Annual HOPE 5K

September 26, 2015  at 7:30 am
135 W. Adams Ave, Kirkwood, MO

Flat as a Pancake

September 26, 2015  at 7:30 am
St. Louis Mills Mall, St. Charles, MO

11th Annual Hills and Hollows Half Marathon & 5K

September 26, 2015  at 8:00 am
Valmeyer, IL, Valmeyer , IL

11th Annual Hills and Hollows Half Marathon, 5K

September 26, 2015  at 8:00 am
Valmeyer, IL, Valmeyer , IL

Superhero 5K

September 26, 2015  at 8:00 am
LIFECHURCH – Fenton, Fenton, MO

We Love St. Charles Run/Walk 5k

September 26, 2015  at 8:30 am
DuSable Park, St. Charles, MO

PurpleStride St. Louis 2015 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

September 27, 2015  at 7:00 am
Forest Park – Lower MUNY Parking Lot, St. Louis, MO
Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32

5K Run/Walk for Peter’s Place (and 1/2 Mile Fun Run!)

October 3, 2015  at 8:30 am
Long Acre/Moody Park, Fairview Heights, IL, IL

“No Place Like Home” 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run/Walk

October 3, 2015  at 9:00 am
Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO

Chili Chase 5K & Kids Pepper Dash

October 3, 2015  at 9:00 am
City of Belleville, Belleville, IL

THE GREAT AMAZING RACE: St Louis

October 3, 2015  at 3:00 pm
Creve Couer Lake Park, Maryland Heights , MO

Border Wars Triathlon

October 4, 2015  at 12:00 am
Alton Amphitheater, Alton , IL

MO’ Cowbell Marathon – Half Marathon – Half Marathon Relay – 5K

October 4, 2015  at 7:30 am
Frontier Park, St. Charles, MO
Don't miss the fun and excitement of the MO' Cowbell Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K race! This flat & fast course is perfect for beginners or those who want to set a new personal best! Come to the 5th Annual MO' Cowbell Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K as a runner, sponsor, volunteer or spectator. Have a great time with an enthusiastic crowd, over 7000 cowbells, amazing live music and much more! Timed by BRRace Mangement ChronoTrack_97x32 ChronoTrack-Live_97x32  | Online Registration

Rockin’ Rockwoods Ultra Run

October 10, 2015  at 7:00 am
Rockwoods Reservation, Wildwood, MO

SWAGG 5K

October 10, 2015  at 8:00 am
Scheve Park, Mascoutah, IL

Race to the Shrine 5K

October 10, 2015  at 4:00 pm
Knights of Columbus, Florissant, MO

STL Cure Sarcoma 6K Run/Walk

October 11, 2015  at 7:30 am
Creve Coeur Lake Park – Tremayne Shelter, St. Louis, MO

Border War Cross Country Championship

October 16, 2015  at 4:15 pm
McNair Park, St Charles, MO
Cross Country Event for High School(5K), Middle School(2500m), and Youth(2500m)

SUPER HERO 5k for Autism

October 17, 2015  at 8:00 am
Rogers Elementary School, Waterloo,

Run Like Hell Zombie 5K

October 24, 2015  at 8:00 am
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

Belleville West End Ogre & Princess 5K

October 24, 2015  at 8:30 am
St. Matthew UMC, Belleville, IL

Halloween Howl for the Homeless 5K Race and 1 mile Fun Run

October 31, 2015  at 9:00 am
St. Charles Community College, ,

Monroe County YMCA-HTC Ozarks 10K Bluff Trail Run

October 31, 2015  at 9:00 am
Borsch Park, Valmeyer, IL

The Skippo – 10K Trail Race

November 7, 2015  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!  

5th Annual “D.A.R.E. to Run for BackStoppers”

November 7, 2015  at 9:00 am
Village of Millstadt Park, Millstadt, IL

The Skippo – 20k & 30k Trail Race

November 8, 2015  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!  

Litchfield Route 66 Half Marathon, 5k, Mile Dash

November 9, 2015  at 8:00 am
Litchfield SkyView Drive In Theatre, Litchfield, IL

The Hungry Turkey

November 26, 2015  at 7:30 am
Union Station, 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!

Chesterfield Turkey Trot

November 26, 2015  at 8:30 am
Chesterfield Amphitheater, Chesterfield,

Commitment Day

January 1, 2016  at 10:00 am
Soldier’s Memorial – Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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 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!  

Soggy Bottom Endurance Ultra

February 27, 2016  at 6:00 am
Soggy Bottom Trails, Sparta, MO

Castlewood Cup 15k Trail Race

February 27, 2016  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!  

Immanuel Lutheran Dash 4 DC 5K Run

March 28, 2016  at 8:00 am
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Washington, MO

Festival of Miles

June 2, 2016  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!

Azalea Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

September 12, 2016  at 8:00 am
Gardens at Woodfield, Nixa, 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)

Litchfield Route 66 Half Marathon, 5k, Mile Dash

November 9, 2016  at 8:00 am
Litchfield SkyView Drive In Theatre, Litchfield, IL

Soggy Bottom Endurance Ultra

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

Immanuel Lutheran Dash 4 DC 5K Run

March 28, 2017  at 8:00 am
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Washington, MO

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