Big River Honors Area’s Top High School Cross Country Runners

Big River Running Company is excited to carry on the tradition of honoring the St. Louis area’s top high school cross country runners. Each year, Big River Running facilitates a regional panel of high school cross country coaches who evaluate and choose outstanding cross country athletes to honor. Athletes are selected based on their season’s accomplishments, their head-to-head finishes and …

Big River Gives Back – Mission: St. Louis

We are excited to announce Mission: St. Louis is the next charity partner of our Big River Gives Back program. Mission: St. Louis is fighting poverty in St. Louis. They believe in a multi-generational approach that empowers individuals, families and communities to break through the cycle of poverty. They walk alongside men, women and children on their pathway to self-sufficiency. By removing barriers …

Big River Fall Tent Sale

Shop once-a-year deals at the Big River Fall Tent Sale at our South City location from October 8 – 11, 2020. Enjoy savings of up to 70% off on select merchandise. Make a day of it in the Macklind Business District. If you make a purchase of $100 or more at our tent sale, we’ll give you a coupon for …

We are feet experts

Yes, we are run experts, but we are also feet experts. Did you know our staff go through at least 30 hours of formal training on biomechanics, foot anatomy and common foot issues before they work with customers? Plus, we have a robust ongoing training program. We believe you deserve to get fitted for shoes by someone who “knows their stuff.” Consult …

Training for a 5k Through a Pandemic

Big River has been offering a 5k training program for beginners – START 5k – for six years now and this spring was the first time we offered the program for free! We had more than 200 people signed up to participate and were off to a great “start” in early March. After just a few group training runs, the …

Big River Gives Back: JJK Foundation

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 have the Jackie Joyner Kersee Foundation as our current Big River Gives Back charity partner. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, winner …

From Running to Floating

The new Brooks Glycerin 18 turns even your hardest runs into the softest ones. Made with DNA LOFT technology, Glycerin 18 offers Brooks’ softest midsole ever. Its durable and lightweight properties provide a smooth and flexible transition in every stride, taking your running to a whole new level. Visit any of Big River’s three locations to try it on for …

Train for a 5k for FREE

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 …

Track & Field Gear HQ

The track and field season is right around the corner. We love to work with student athletes, helping them prepare for a successful season with the right shoes and gear for training and racing. Whether it is your first time participating in track and field this spring or you are a seasoned veteran, the knowledgeable staff at Big River is here …

HOKA Elevon 2

The energy cushioned road warrier. A premium trainer that provides cushion and a secure ride, the Elevon 2 is here with a bold update. It features more support in the midfoot and forefoot and has asymmetrical internal support wings for an individualized fit. This update includes softer cushion to emphasize that step-in comfort plus an extended heel for smoother transitions. …