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 …

Big River Gives Back – The Buddy Fund

We are thrilled to announce The Buddy Fund as our new charity partner for Big River Gives Back. The Buddy Fund supports at-risk St. Louis youth by providing sports equipment to 75+ organizations annually in low-income neighborhoods. The Buddy Fund has been around for almost 60 years and was established by Buddy Blatner, a St. Louis native, former Cardinal’s baseball player (signed in 1938!) …

Take Comfort With You

No matter where you go this summer, take comfort with you. Enjoy your surroundings while being comfortable on your feet. Our expert team at Big River Running is ready to help you find your perfect pair of running or walking shoes using our in-depth fit process. Whether you are sightseeing along cobblestone streets, running the beach or exploring your own city on a staycation, there is a pair of shoes for you! Visit …

Big River Gives Back: Gateway 180 Donation

  Big River Nation, you’ve done it again. Because you shop local, we were able to donate more than $3,000 to Gateway180 as part of our Big River Gives Back program. It has been a great partnership with our generous community participating in a hygiene products drive earlier this year, a donation of 100+ pairs of shoes to Gateway 180’s …

Summer Tent Sale

Back in conjunction with the Macklind Mile, the summer edition of the Big River South City Tent Sale is here. Great deals abound! Thursday, June 24 -Saturday, June 26 Big River Running South City 5352 Devonshire Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109 Tent Sale Hours: 10a – 6p Thursday & Friday 7:30a – 6p on Saturday Make a day of it on …

Mothers Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Spoil your mom with a gift from Big River Running this Mother’s Day! You can never go wrong with a pair of running or walking shoes or great running apparel. But don’t forget about other great gifting brands like lululemon, Vuori, Garmin, Oiselle, Olukai and more! Check out a few of our favorite items for mom in our official Mother’s Day Gift …

Donation Drive

In addition to providing our current Big River Gives Back partner – Gateway 180 – with a monetary donation to support their work, we’d love to engage the generous members of Big River Nation in participating in a donation drive for essential hygiene products homeless families need that Gateway 180 provides. Our Donation Drive for Gateway 180 will take place …

What is Plogging?

Simply put, plogging is the act of picking up litter while jogging. Many runners use the outdoors as their “gym.” Local trails, parks, sidewalks and roads are where we exercise. We enjoy the feeling of our feet hitting the pavement or moving along the trail. We are distracted by our scenery or perhaps inspired by nature along our routes. As …

Big River Gives Back – Gateway 180

We are thrilled to announce Gateway 180 as our new charity partner for Big River Gives Back. Gateway 180 supports homeless families in the St. Louis community. “At Gateway180, we’ve become more than a temporary home to those seeking shelter. We have become a support system and a long-term solution for many. We offer and apply housing and counseling services …