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. …

5 Must-Read Travel Tips

1. Roll, don’t fold your clothes. This is not only a space saver, but also keeps your clothes from getting wrinkled or damaged. 2. A shower cap can protect your suitcase. Use a shower cap to keep your shoes wrapped up from dirtying the rest of your suitcase. These are nearly always free at hotels too. 3. Bring empty water …

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Brendan

Staff Spotlight – Brendan

Time for a Big River staff spotlight! Brendan works at our West County location and is currently training for his first 50K this September. When asked how he stays fueled for his runs Brendan said he depends on a combination of Hammer Nutrition Endurolytes and Gu in tasty flavors like Campfire S’mores and Toasted Marshmallow in addition to plenty of …