Making the ‘MO’st of it

Big River Running employee and nursing student at SLU, Vanessa Jones can check another marathon off her list. Jones, a former collegiate track and cross country runner for Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, made the transition to longer road races and has run three other marathons post graduation but never found herself in the position she was in Sunday, October 5th. …

Sit, Stay, Run!

Let me give you a little insight into my previous runs with Millie Mae, my two year-old black lab who has days’ worth of energy. I should add that my fiancé and I have only had her for a few months, and we got her when she was one year and seven months old. So training, especially with a leash, …

Meet the Staff: Travis

Travis has always had great respect for the impact Big River Running has on the local fitness community and is happy to contribute to that effort at Big River O’Fallon. “The sound advice and great customer care offered in the stores ensures that athletes are provided with the requisite tools for successful and enjoyable training,” says Travis who is proud to create that great …

Big Dream, Big River

On the eighth anniversary of Big River Running, it’s fun to reflect on how Big River came to be! It was on a run nearly 9 years ago that my longtime friend and I committed to the crazy idea of opening our own running store in our hometown of St. Louis. Both in our mid-twenties, neither of us had ever …