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2015 Women’s Marathon Champ Andrea Karl Honored at St. Louis Cardinals Game

It was a special night for 2015 GO! St. Louis marathon winner Andrea Karl, who was invited to re-enact her finish at the St. Louis Cardinals game on Sunday, April 19 at Busch Stadium. Karl started running from the outfield warning track, crossed home plate and broke the finish line tape, where she was greeted by Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner Kersee and Mercy Regional President Donn Sorensen.
It was an emotional tribute for Karl, who was applauded by players and more than 40,000 spectators in attendance for the game. She is a doctoral student at Washington University in St. Louis, […]

April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

2016 Marathon Weekend Registration Blitz – $50 Marathon Entry Fee

Take advantage of the special registration blitz for the 2016 GO! St. Louis Marathon and Half Marathon, which is scheduled for April 10, 2016. Online registration is now open for the marathon and half marathon only, and we are offering 1,500 entry spots at a greatly-reduced discount. The first 500 participants to sign up will enjoy a price of only $50.  Next we will offer 500 additional entries at $55, and the final 500 at $60. These prices are valid for both the marathon and half marathon.

Once we have surpassed the special 1,500 entry limit, prices will increase to $75 for the […]

April 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Richard Chelimo and Andrea Karl Capture Marathon Titles at GO! St. Louis Marathon

On a great day for racing, Richard Chelimo, Toledo, OH, won the 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon with a time of 2:36:11. Chelimo was closely followed by Stanley Boen, Santa Fe, NM, with a time of 2:26:26. Finishing third was local athlete Walker Yane, posting a time of 2:37:28. On the women’s side, Andrea Karl, St. Louis, MO crossed the line first with a time of 2:54:29. Finishing second was Elizabeth Handschy, Eldon, MO, with a 2:57:04, and third was Lauren Delfeld, Gurnee, IL., with a 3:06:20.

In the Half Marathon, Kenneth Rotich won a close battle with Julius Koskei to […]

April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Race Weekend in Here!

After months of training on your part and months of planning on our part, race weekend is finally here. We are excited to present the 15th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend – April 11 & 12. If you are looking for last minutes details, such as Race Bib Lookup, Tracking of a Participant, Expo Details, the Official Participant Guide or have another question, we encourage you to check out the Results & Runner Updates page on our website. Also, we will not have regular office hours (come see us at the Expo) after Thursday, April 9, […]

April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

GO! St. Louis Announces New 2015 Marathon Race Course in Celebration of Organization’s 15-Year Anniversary

Exciting Changes to Take Participants on the Eads and MLK Bridges, Extend into Illinois
Flatter, Faster, Two Bridges – All in One Scenic Unique Course

ST. LOUIS (MO) – February 2015 – GO! St. Louis, a local not-for-profit organization that specializes in presenting fitness events and programs year-round announced today a new race course for the 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon (the only downtown St. Louis marathon in 2015), Half Marathon and Marathon Relay, set for April 12.

After months of planning and meetings with local officials in Missouri and Illinois, the 26.2 mile course is designed to showcase the beautiful Mississippi riverfront, […]

February 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon Medal Revealed!

Take a look at the GO! St. Louis 15-Year Anniversary marathon finisher medal. It’s a top quality medal, with unique design features that celebrate the organization’s milestone anniversary. A colorful ribbon that disappears inside the medal and special engraving make this medal one-of-a-kind, and something you will want to add to your collection. Only one way to secure one, register today.

 

February 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Great Halloween Race Registration is Now Open – Register Today

Registration for the 7th Annual The Great Halloween Race, set for October 11, 2015, is now open. It’s not too early to secure your spot in St. Louis Most Festive Race that includes a half marathon, 10K, 5K and a 1-Mile Fun Run.

More than 5,000 participants, including thousands who dress in costume make this annual race a Fall favorite. Participants receive a fun finisher medal, post-race treats (chocolate) and the top three in every age group receives a pumpkin pie. Beat the price increase and register today! Register

January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|