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 START 6.2

Welcome to our START 6.2 training program!
“Start Training And Racing Today

Big River Running Company is proud to host a first class 10K training program for beginning to novice runners each fall. This program is geared for people who have previously run a 5K and would like to try a new distance! It is a great option for runners who have graduated from Big River’s START 5K program. This program is NOT for you if you are a veteran runner who simply wants to get faster at the 10K distance. If that description fits you, we recommend our Personal Coaching service.

Our START 6.2 program will provide you with experienced coaches and teammates who share similar goals and can turn the tough grind of training into a fun and social experience. The program starts with a walk/run progression and we gradually work our way, throughout the 10 START Promo weeks, to the goal of continuously running a 10K. Along the way important topics to help you on the path to success are discussed, coaches are there to motivate and keep you on track, and you’ll meet a great group of peers with whom to share the journey. There is no pressure here, just positive support to help you achieve your goals!


  • Cost $50.00
  • Structured 10-week program
  • Goal race is the GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K in downtown St. Louis on October 23, 2016, but even if you are running a different race, you can still train with START 6.2.
  • Detailed 10K training plan designed by Big River Running


  • One supported group workout each Saturday at 8 am alternating between Forest Park & Tower Grove Park


  • Experienced Big River coaches & mentors to guide you
  • 10 pre-run educational mini clinics on topics ranging from good form to race day planning
  • Giveaways
  • Free Big River Running START 6.2 program shirt
  • Special store discount opportunity
  • Weekly team emails to keep you informed and motivated
  • Early registration discount on race entry for the GO! St. Louis Halloween 10k
  • Race day support and post-race party for family and friends
  • Limited number of participants to ensure high quality experience

Registration has closed for the Fall 2016 season. 
Hope you’ll join us next fall! 

Meet the Coach/Kickoff Meeting

We encourage anyone interested in participating in the Big River START 10K program to join us at a “meet the coach” kickoff meeting to:

  • Review the basics of the training plan
  • Meet your coaches
  • Understand how the START program works
  • Ask any questions you wantSTART Promo 2

Meeting Time & Location

  • Wednesday, August 10 at 7 pm, Big River South City (5352 Devonshire Ave., zip 63109)

 Key Dates

  • Kickoff Meeting: August 10, 2016 at 7 pm
  • First START 6.2 Training Run: August 20, 2016 at 8 am
  • START program registration closes: August 29, 2016 at noon
  • Graduation Race: GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K, Sunday, October 23 at 7 am

Questions? Contact info@bigriverrunning.com.

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