Food Drive for The Fit & Food Connection

We know Big River Nation is a caring and generous group! This November, we are holding a food drive at all three of our stores benefiting our Big River Gives Back charity partner – The Fit & Food Connection. This isn’t your average food drive. FAFC empowers people in need through fitness and nutrition. We love their holistic approach. They aren’t …

Bright Ideas for National Run Safety Month

  November is National Run Safety Month. Here are a few “bright” ideas from Big River Running and the Running Industry Association to make running safe and enjoyable. We all know running is incredibly satisfying – and even more so when you minimize risks and maximize rewards. The staff at Big River Running is more than happy to help you run …

Thank you for changing my life!

Sometimes a customer’s story is too good to keep to yourself. Enjoy! “I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you for changing my life. I know, that sounds totally dramatic, but let me explain. I have always been somewhat athletic, but once I had kids, I always put them first and felt like I had to …

Saucony Triumph ISO 5

The Men’s and Women’s Triumph ISO 5 has arrived at Big River Running. Experience more underfoot than ever before to make your longest run fly by. An engineered jacquard, breathable mesh upper, combined with Saucony’s ISOFIT technology, will keep your feet cool, comfortable and locked in. A contoured footbed cradles your foot, giving you a custom fit and cloud-like comfort …

Meet the Staff: Michael

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Michael – a lover of running, nature, weather and his dogs! A St. Louis native currently residing in Olivette, Michael can be found helping customers at the Big River West County store. It makes him happy that Big River is locally owned and does so …

Favorite Fall Family Hikes

By Katie Helbig I think fall is one of the most beautiful seasons with its pleasant temperatures and brightly colored foliage. It’s also one of the best times to hike in the St. Louis area. My husband and I have tried to instill a love for the outdoors in our kids from a young age and a great way to …

Meet the Staff: Brendan

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Brendan – a hockey playing, trail loving, ultra runner! A St. Charles native, Brendan can be found helping customers at the Big River West County store. He loves talking running and helping people reach their goals, whether it be running related or fitness in general. …

12 Years Running Strong

Happy 12th Anniversary, Big River Nation! We’ve come a long way in the last 12 years. I can still remember getting ready to open the store back in 2006. I was a young pup back then, just 26 years old. An incredible group of people helped round the clock for three days straight to prepare the store to open on …

Meet the Staff: Mimi

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Mimi – a long-time familiar face at Big River, helping customers for more than a decade find the perfect shoe or sharing advice about any and all things running. Mimi moved to St. Louis from Memphis in 1982 and made a splash on the running scene here. She …

START 10k

START Your Journey to 10k

Why should you train for a 10k with Big River Running? Let these past START 10K participants tell you why! “It gave me all the tools I needed to be successful in running the entire 10K. The program was absolutely awesome. The coaches were encouraging, positive, great resources, motivating, and great role models.” “Thank you so much! Every coach involved …