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2015 GO! ST. LOUIS CHARITY PROGRAM – GO! FOR A CAUSE CONTRIBUTES MORE THAN $350,000 TO 26 LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Program Has Generated Close to Two Million Dollars in Six Years

ST. LOUIS (MO) – June 8, 2015 – GO! St. Louis, a local non-profit organization that specializes in providing fitness events and programs for the region on a year-round basis, announced today that the GO! for a Cause charity program helped 26 area charities raise $350,000 for their causes as part of the 15th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend.

The program debuted in 2010, and continues to expand each year to include new charities and opportunities for official partners to increase fundraising and visibility for their cause. […]

June 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

GO! St. Louis Announces 2015 Scholar Athlete Award Winners in Special Ceremony

In a special ceremony on May 11, eight local high school seniors who participated in the 2015 GO! St. Louis Students on the GO! program were awarded Scholar Athlete awards and a $1,000 scholarship to be used in post-graduate studies. These students not only completed the Students the GO! program this year, but they were required to submit an application detailing their educational accomplishments and community service to receive the college scholarships. A special committee selected the winners among numerous student applications.

Scholar Athlete winners include: Michelle Cummings (Pattonville High),Danielle  Hayes (Patttonville High), Stephen He (Parkway Central High), Cassandra Keller (Pattonville […]

May 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

St. Louis Fastest 5K – All-American 5K Set for June 21

Don’t miss your chance to set a new PR (personal record) at St. Louis Fastest 5K Race. The 4th Annual GO! St. Louis All-American 5K & Fun Run is set for Sunday, June 21. This family-friendly race starts in Kirkwood and finishes in downtown Webster Groves, and attracts many of the local elite athletes, along with thousands of participants looking for a top quality 5K race. In addition to prize money for overall winners, participants who finish in the top three in their age group receive an apple pie.  Great-looking event shirts and a colorful red, white & blue finisher medal […]

May 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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|

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|