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O’Connor and Orf Capture All-American 5K Titles

Local runners Matt O’Connor and Hilary Orf were both winners in the 3rd annual GO! St. Louis All-American 5K & Fun Run, which took place on Sunday, June 15. O’Connor, 27, became the race’s first two-time champion, also winning in 2012. He posted a time of 14:38, which was only one second off his course record of 14:37. On the women’s side Hilary Orf, 24, won back-to-back titles after running a 16:54. Orf was followed by Crystal Harriss and Lisa Cary. Close to 2,000 runners and walkers participated in St. Louis Fastest 5K, which starts in Kirkwood and finished […]

June 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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    Register Now for the 2014 Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race – Half Marathon Limited to 2,500

Register Now for the 2014 Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race – Half Marathon Limited to 2,500

It’s not too early to secure your spot in the 6th Annual Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race, set for October 12. This popular race features a half marathon, 10K (Missouri’s Largest), 5K and a 1-Mile Fun Run. Entry fees increase on June 1, so register today! The Half Marathon presented by Michelob ULTRA is only $55. Event Details, Highlight Video

April 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Kellyn Johnson Breaks GO! St. Louis Half Marathon Record

         ST. LOUIS (MO) – April 6, 2014 – Kellyn Johnson, 27, from Flagstaff, AZ set a new women’s GO! St. Louis Half Marathon record, with a time of 1:11:51. On the men’s side Jacob Chemtai, 27, from Santa Fe, NM narrowly missed breaking the men’s half marathon record set in 2013 by Aaron Braun (1:03:13). Chemtai finished with a 1:03:14.More than $17,000 in prize money was awarded to the half marathon invitational field, including a $5,000 prize for both Johnson and Chemtai. Chemtai, out-dueled Jordan Chipangama, 25, Flagstaff, AZ, who finished with a time of 1:03:31. Chipangama […]

April 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Looking for Important Race Details?

The 2014 GO! St. Louis Marathon & Fitness Weekend is quickly approaching, so we encourage you to prepare yourself for race day by staying informed on things like packet pickup, race day parking, street closures and athlete tracking. Check out these quick links – Packet Pickup Authorization Form, Expo Details, Participant Guide, Athlete Tracking, Street Closures, Confirm Your Entry, FAQ’s, Metro St. Louis Info

April 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|
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    GO! St. Louis Marathon Weekend Online Registration Now Closed

GO! St. Louis Marathon Weekend Online Registration Now Closed

Online registration for the 14th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend is now closed. Interested participants may still register for the marathon, half marathon, children’s fun runs or the VIP package in-person at the Expo on Friday or Saturday, 10am to 6pm. The Marathon Relay, 5K and the Mature Mile are sold out. Expo details HERE

April 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Official Marathon Merchandise from Nike, Now Available!

Check out the new line of official 2014 marathon merchandise from Nike, available for purchase online, at area Big River Running stores or at the Expo. These top quality items, which include: shirts, hats, jackets, coffee mugs and more, make great items to commemorative your experience. Limited supplies are available, so order today! Check out the complete line HERE

March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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    2014 Half Marathon Medal Released – Features a Fun Retro Design

2014 Half Marathon Medal Released – Features a Fun Retro Design

Wouldn’t this medal look good draped around your neck? This year the finisher medal features a colorful retro design on shiny gold-plated metal. Also, unique St. Louis elements, like the Arch and Fleur-de-lis make this medal a great one for any collection. There’s still time to reserve one, just register for the race and pick it up after you cross the finish line. View HERE

February 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|