Summer Tent Sale

In conjunction with the Mackland Mile, the summer edition of the Big River South City Tent Sale is Thursday, June 23, through Saturday, June 25. Great deals abound, including some savings up to 70% off! June 23 – June 25 Big River Running South City 5352 Devonshire Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109 Tent Sale Hours: 10a – 6p Thursday & Friday 7:30a – 6p on …

Summer Speedwork

Do You Feel The Need For Speed?

Do you have the need for SPEED? Join us for our FREE Summer Speedwork Sessions! These workouts are for anyone and everyone who wants to increase their speed for the 5k distance. It’s not just for “fast” runners! You don’t have to be fast to get faster, right?! Registration is open and the workouts begin this coming Wednesday, June 1st. More information …

Start Training And Racing Today with START 5K

Have you ever wanted to run a 5k, but didn’t know where to start? “Start Training And Racing Today” with Big River’s first class 5K training program for beginning to novice runners. This program is geared for people new to running or getting back into the routine after some time off, looking for a structured, fun and friendly entry into …

Loyal to the Local

When you shop local, you impact local. At Big River Running, supporting the local community is a big part of who we are. We greet you at the door with a smile. We provide free programs to the community to support your running and walking goals. We partner with local charities to donate 10% of sales from Big River branded …

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5 Benefits of Training with a Group

At Big River, we offer our training programs for free because we want as many people as possible to experience the benefits of training with a group like the following: Motivation – when the going gets tough during a long run, you are less likely to quit, stop or slow down if you are running with others. Accountability – with …

Meet the Team: Big River Racing

The Big River Racing Team has been around since Big River Running Company opened in 2006!  The team is a dedicated group of like-minded individuals who train, race and socialize. The team exists to support runners from post-collegiate athletes to those relatively new to the sport and anyone in between. All paces are welcome and encouraged to be part of …

The Outdoors Are Calling – What Should You Wear

The outdoors are calling! Cooler fall and winter temperatures make for great outdoor runs, you just need to know what to wear. Big River Running has all of the outdoor gear you need to enjoy running outside in any temperature. Check out our handy guide on how to dress according to the forecast so you can run in comfort!   …

Meet the Staff: Emma & Shelby

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. Meet Emma and Shelby who can be found helping customers at Big River University City. In Emma’s words: “My name is Emma, and I’ve been a resident of Webster Groves my entire life. I just graduated from Truman State University this past May, and I’ve been …

Trail Mode Engaged

Runners and walkers alike love to escape the pavement and hit the dirt from time to time. Check out our quick FAQ Where can I run trails nearby? Check out our Trails page and filter by “Dirt Trails” to find new places in the St. Louis area to explore. What is there to love about trail running? 🌳 Less of …

Meet the Staff: Lexie

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. Meet Lexie who can be found helping customers at Big River University City. In Lexie’s words: “I grew up in a military family, so I am from all over really. Fun fact, I was actually born in Germany and have a funky looking birth certificate from …