Discover Forest Park: A Haven for Runners in St. Louis

Discover Forest Park: A Haven for Runners in St. Louis When it comes to finding a runner’s paradise, Forest Park in St. Louis is a hidden gem that surpasses expectations. Spanning an impressive 1,371 acres, this urban oasis is even larger than New York City’s famed Central Park. With its enchanting trails, breathtaking vistas, and abundant wildlife, Forest Park beckons …

The 5 Best Books to Inspire Your Running Journey

The 5 Best Books to Inspire Your Running Journey Running is not only a physical activity but also a path to self-discovery, mental strength, and overall well-being. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a beginner, these five remarkable books will provide you with valuable insights into the transformative power of running for health and wellness.   “Born to Run” by …

SECOND SATURDAY SWEAT – BURN BOOT CAMP + ON RUNNING (FREE)

SECOND SATURDAY SWEAT – BURN BOOT CAMP + ON RUNNING (FREE) Join us for a FREE workout at 8:30 am outside Big River West County. Start your day with a big calorie burn as Erika, one of our favorite trainers from Burn Boot Camp, makes us sweat. Did you know boot camps like this can help with your endurance and …

The Big River Festival

In celebration of HOKA Festival of Miles, Big River is hosting its own festival. Stop by our West County location on Manchester Road and enjoy some food, drinks, music, games, and enter for a chance to win some free HOKA shoes. Food Trucks (4-6 pm – May 31st, 2023) With every in-store purchase, Big River will be giving away free tacos and …

Unpaved Event

Whether you are an experienced trail runner or you’ve always wanted to see what it was like to walk or run on unpaved trails, we invite you to join us for a Big River Trail Experience on Saturday, April 15th, at the Smith Shelter in Queeny Park. – FREE open house-style event from 7:30 am – 10:00 am – Run …

Start Training And Racing Today with START 5K

Have you ever wanted to run a 5k, but didn’t know where to start? “Start Training And Racing Today” with Big River’s first class 5K training program for beginning to novice runners. This program is geared for people new to running or getting back into the routine after some time off, looking for a structured, fun and friendly entry into …

Winter Sale 2023

Winter Sale We are having our winter sale! Stop by either our South City or University City locations from February 2 -12 and save up to 50% off select footwear and apparel. Let Big River help you step into your best fit! _____ Some exclusions apply.  Not valid on prior purchases and cannot be combined with other offers.  

Winter Miles Are Better With Friends

Big River offers a FREE, fun, friendly and first-class training program for runners and walkers of all ability levels to prepare for half and full marathons. This group is designed to help you on your personal fitness journey by providing you with pacers and running buddies who share similar goals, turning the tough grind of training into a fun, social …

Cyber Monday Shopping

Bonus Gift Cards Cyber Monday – November 28 – ONLY, buy gift cards online HERE and get an extra gift card worth 10% of your total online gift card purchase FREE! We have both physical gift cards that can be mailed and electronic gift cards that can be emailed to a recipient. Sometimes it pays to be a generous gift giver! Donation 20% of Sales …