Safe Running Tips

FROM TODD WILLIAMS, RUNSAFER.COM RUN TOGETHER Seek out more populated areas (or go with a group) to avoid vulnerable situations. There’s power in numbers! Big River Running hosts weekly group runs year round at our South City and University City stores every Monday at 6 pm. We also host seasonal training programs that offer group running opportunities! STAY AWARE Pay attention …

Big River Gives Back: LifeWise STL

Shortly after we chose Kingdom House as a charity partner for Big River Gives Back, they went through a metamorphosis as they adapted to meet the needs of their participants. They moved away from crisis services toward holistic transformations. Today their model is based on educational programming fused with personalized and supportive coaching. LifeWise STL is their new name which …

Big River Gives Back: Kingdom House

  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 announce Kingdom House as Big River Gives Back’s charity partner for the first half of 2019. Kingdom …

Active Valentine’s Date Ideas

Forgot to book a reservation that that fancy restaurant? No worries! Here are some ideas for active ways to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved ones. Go for a run, walk or hike together. This may seem simple, but fresh air, each other’s company and screen-free conversation can do wonders for a relationship! Try something new like visiting a rock …

Resolution Reflection

You have dreams and aspirations. They don’t just come to fruition, though. You need a plan and support. How can Big River support you in 2019? Reflect on these questions and think about where you are in your journey. Then let’s move forward together! Can Big River Running help you find the perfect pair of new shoes? Can our staff …

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 …

Big River Gives Back: The Fit & Food Connection

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 excited to announce that our charity partner for the second half of 2018 is The Fit & Food Connection …

We’re the best because of you!

We are so excited to share that Big River Running has been again recognized as a top running store in the U.S. We’ve been honored as one of the The 50 Best Running Stores in America by Running Insight every year since we opened in 2006. It’s a streak we are so proud of. We earned this honor following an extensive …

May Race Favorites

The month of May is jam-packed with great races in St. Louis. Check them all out on Big River’s handy race calendar (month view or list view). If you are looking for a recommendation, it just so happens that several of my absolute favorite races take place this month. Great causes, great courses, great post-race parties and more. Here are …

We’re Hiring!

Want to work at Big River Running Company? We are growing, and currently seeking full-time sales associates or part-time sales associates with at least 20 hours of availability. If you are a motivated, fitness minded individual consider joining our team or spread the word to anyone you think would be a good candidate. Learn more HERE.