Run Safety Tips

November is National Run Safety Month. As the days are getting shorter that means that it is dark when we are running or walking no matter if we head out the door in the morning or the evening. Instead of letting the darkness get you down, we would love to share some tips and a gear checklist to keep you safe …

Garmin Forerunner 35

Garmin Forerunner 35 is now at Big River Running! Why we love it … Easy-to-use GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitors heart rate¹ at the wrist, all day and night, using Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology Built-in GPS tracks how far, how fast and where you run Connected features²: smart notifications, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect™, live …

Beat the Heat

It’s a fact. St. Louis gets hot in the summer. Don’t let the sticky humidity force you indoors. Here are some tips for keeping your exercise routine outside this summer! Avoid peak heat. Exercise during the coolest part of the day. Typically the morning is best, but evening can also be an option once the sun starts to go down. …

I am a Runner: Katie W.

One of the best things about working with customers at Big River Running, is getting to hear the stories they tell. What made them decide to become runners, what keeps them engaged in running even when it is difficult, and their biggest achievements and even sometimes their struggles and hardships. The “I am a Runner” blog series is designed to …

Meet the Staff: Travis

West County staffer, Travis started running in 4th grade to get in shape for basketball, which he intended to be his main sport. His hoop dreams of playing college and professional basketball quickly faded as he discovered he was a way better runner. After running all four years of high school (and going to the state meet for both track …

Post-race or Pool Party

Show off your “runner feet” this summer! Whether is it post-run, race, hike or hanging by the pool, you can have it all, the cool convenience of a sandal that is comfortable and good for your feet! Superfeet has taken the biomechanically correct footbed that has made their insoles so amazing and created a sandal! Superfeet’s Outside sandals’ foam layers …

Your new running partner!

Comfort, fit, support and style. Bring these four attributes to your next run… with your sports bra! Ladies, admit it, shopping for new sports bras can be as fun as shopping for jeans, right? The dreaded activity of trying them on, battling with sizes and styles and straps can seem like a workout all in itself. But it doesn’t have …

10th Anniversary Top 10 List: Favorite Places to Run

Big River Running turns 10 years old on August, 14, 2016. Leading up to the big anniversary, we’re going to share some fun Top 10 lists that reflect on Big River’s history and our love for the St. Louis running community. Big River Nation loves to log their miles all over St. Louis! There are so many fantastic places to run! The …

Sweaty is the New Sexy

Buy your sweetheart underwear they will actually wear this Valentine’s Day!  Big River’s Valentine’s Day Sale 20% off SAXX running underwear and all full-priced sports bras.  Now through February 14! ENTER OUR RAFFLE FOR A COUPLE’S NIGHT OUT!! Each purchase of SAXX and Sports Bras enters you into our raffle!  Our Couple’s Night includes $50 in movie gift cards and $100 to be …