Meet the Staff: Victor

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Victor. Some of you may know Victor if you’ve visited Big River’s South City store. Others of you may recognize him because his picture was just in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch having won the GO! St. Louis Marathon! Check out the story. To …

Meet the Staff: Hannah

Meet Hannah, one of our friendly fit professionals at Big River West County. Hannah originally hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but made her way to St. Louis to attend St. Louis University. Hannah was a member of SLU’s track & field team, specializing in the 200, 400 and 800 meter distances. Since then, she’s bumped up her race distance to the …

Meet the Staff: Kara

If you’ve visited the new Big River West County location, you may have met Kara before, but learn a little bit more about this friendly, knowledgeable staff member in her own words: “My name is Kara, and I have lived in St. Louis my whole life. I grew up in Town & Country and went to Principia. I started working …

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 …

Meet the Staff: Dan

South City staffer, Dan was first introduced to Big River in 2007 while attending Winter Distance Camp as a part of Kirkwood High School’s running cross country and track training. Throughout college, he quickly discovered a love for trail running and officially joined the Big River staff in July of 2016. Dan loves that Big River not only provides a …

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 …

10th Anniversary–Big Dates!

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. This month’s top 10 features key dates and milestones for the Big River stores.Enjoy! Big River Running Company Milestones …

Meet the Staff: Riley

After almost 10 years of martial arts, Riley found his true love for running after joining his high schools cross country team. Riley ran cross country and track all 4 years of high school. He was then recruited by Webster University to run Cross Country and Track. He originally went there to pursue a degree in Biology but soon after …

Share the Local Love

When you shop at local, independently owned businesses, like Big River Running, more of your money gets re-circulated back into your community, through payroll, taxes, and local suppliers. In fact, three times more money re-circulates back into the community when you make a purchase at an independent retailer as opposed to a national chain. During the Valentine’s Day season, we …

Meet the Staff: Margaret

University City staff member Margaret grew up in St. Louis and ran cross country and track at Kirkwood High School. She credits her dad for getting her into running and has begun to participate in triathlons after spending a year abroad (2010-2011) and joining a swim team in Belgium. Margaret has completed several Olympic distance triathlons and one Half Ironman. She …