MO Cowbell Sponsored Athlete Contest

Have you set a goal to race in the MO Cowbell on October 6, 2019? We want to hear from you! Become a SPONSORED ATHLETE for the MO Cowbell! Brought to you by Burn Boot Camp & Big River Running! MO’ Cowbell is a locally organized half and full marathon on October 6 in St. Charles. This flat & fast …

Chase Your Amazing in the Hoka Clifton 6

Introducing the Hoka Clifton 6 now available at all Big River Running locations. Experience the signature HOKA ride in an impossibly cushioned lightweight package. Building upon the Clifton’s best qualities, the “6” continues to deliver that perfect combination of soft and light. The Clifton 6 has a smoother ride with a more comfortable fit and includes an embroidered design that improves lockdown without extra …

Gifts for Dad

Forget the golf balls and neckties for Father’s Day. This year, give your dad what he really wants. Big River Running has some great gift options, and you know your dad would want you to shop local. We asked Big River’s Matt Helbig (father of three) what would be on his wish list for Father’s Day this year from Big …

Hoka Carbon X

A reflection of Hoka’s dedication to innovation, the Carbon X is the impossibly cushioned, carbon-plated speed machine. This performance-oriented shoe features a carbon fiber plate for a propulsive, responsive ride. Impossibly lightweight, yet its construction features inherent stability and durability that will make this an elite racing shoe for athletes of all shapes and speeds. A shoe made using the best …

Meet the Staff: Drew

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Drew – a speedy dad who just won the GO! St. Louis Marathon on Sunday! Juggling work, fatherhood and marathon training is no easy task, but as Drew says, “Working at Big River we see so many amazing customers that are chasing their …

Common Factor Contributing to Injury?

Washington University Physical Therapy is the official medical partner of Big River’s START 5k program. The mission of the Washington University Physical Therapy Running Clinic is to utilize the expertise of physical therapists as movement system experts to evaluate recreational and competitive runners. They have some excellent thoughts that apply to both beginners and experienced runners that we thought would …

Run Faster, Further and Injury-Free with Cross-Training

By Chelsea Theodoropoulos Owner & Trainer at Burn Boot Camp @chelseatheodoropoulos manchestermo@burnbootcamp.com You did it. You’re officially signed up! Whether you plan run a marathon or trade in your bib number at the Cinco K Mayo finish line for a burrito – you have some work to do. Training for a race can be a daunting endeavor, but it doesn’t …

Meet the staff: Nicole

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Nicole who can be found helping customers at Big River West County. In Nicole’s words: “While not born in St. Louis I have called St. Louis home for the past 20 years.  I have my Bachelors in Exercise Science from Truman State University …

Big River Gives Back: Kingdom House

  When you shop at Big River, you make a difference in the community. Big River supports St. Louis charities by donating 10% of sales of all Big River branded apparel and accessories through our Big River Gives Back program. We are thrilled to announce Kingdom House as Big River Gives Back’s charity partner for the first half of 2019. Kingdom …

START Your Journey To 5K

Starting to run or re-starting to run can be intimidating and difficult to do on your own. Now is the time to get started with the support of a group and coaches. No more excuses! If you have you always wanted to “be a runner” or find a love for running, we’ve got the perfect program for you. Big River START 5k …