START 5K

Getting ready to S.T.A.R.T

Training for your first 5k can be as simple as downloading any standard Couch to 5k App. But, who wants their introduction to running to be standard and impersonal? Big River Running’s S.T.A.R.T program is set up for success providing in-person,experienced and enthusiastic coaches that act as mentors throughout 10 week training and beyond. There is no pressure here, just positive support …

Running to Give Back

Big River Running Company was founded in 2006 with the concept of community at its core. That foundation drives our mission to give back to the sport of running that we love, while fostering the vibrant running community that exists in St. Louis. We dedicate a portion of the proceeds from our educational clinic registration fees to supporting running-related charitable causes …

Stay Connected with Big River

Yeah … Big River is on Facebook. And you probably are, too. But you might not be seeing everything we post! If you want to always receive our posts in your newsfeed, click here and then click on the “like” or “liked” box on our cover photo and select “get notifications” so you are always in the know! More of …

Let Me Run

Let Me Run, Let Me Be Me

Teamwork, unity and respect go a long way. The Let Me Run program for pre-teen to teenage boys led by trained coaches in the community guides the boys through lessons of well-being, such as respect, positive competition and nutrition. At the end of the seven-week program, the boys celebrate their hard work by running a 5k road race. As a …