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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|

Limited Number of VIP Passes Still Available

If you would like to enhance your race day experience we encourage you to sign up for access to the exclusive VIP Area. This area is only open to 250 marathon or half marathon participants, and features free parking, coffee starting at 5:30 am, private gear check and restrooms, massages, a hot buffet breakfast and a finisher’s hat. The current price is $90, but you can save $10 by using promo code GOVIP10 when you sign up. This special perk reaches capacity before race day, and we currently have approximately 80 spots still available. Get it HERE

February 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|

St. Louis Originals Theme Returns in 2014

The popular St. Louis Original theme that debuted at last year’s Marathon Weekend will be a significant part of the participant experience again this year. As a St. Louis Original, we will highlight all of the people, places and products that make St. Louis unique. Participants can expect Ted Drewes Frozen Custard, Companion pretzel rolls, Pasta House Toasted Ravioli, Crown Candy Kitchen Chocolate and Michelob ULTRA as part of the finish line food this year. In addition, we produced a series of videos last year that highlight areas of the course, such as Busch Stadium, Anheuser-Busch Brewery and the […]

January 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Cyclide is New 2014 Online Training Partner

If you would like a specialized online training program to follow we encourage you to utilize a program through our official online training provider – Cyclide. Cyclide has helped numerous participants prepare for their first marathon or dramatically improve on an existing personal record. As our official online partner, Cyclide is offering a 10% discount for participants training for the 2014 GO! St. Louis Marathon Weekend. Simply use promo code GO-14PCH when registering (offer expires on Jan. 31, 2014). Details

December 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|

GO! St. Louis Introduces 2014 Season Pass Promotion

Here’s your chance to take advantage of a huge price break by bundling your favorite GO! races into one great deal. We’re excited to offer two options – A Long Distance Triple Lou and a Short Distance Triple Lou. The long distance option includes the GO! St. Louis Half Marathon on April 6, the All-American 5K on June 15 and the Great Halloween Half Marathon in October. The short distance option, consists of three 5K’s – the GO! St.Louis 5K, All-American 5K and the Great Halloween 5K. Regsiter

October 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|
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    Matt Llano and Jackie Pirtle-Hall Capture Great Halloween Race 10K Titles

Matt Llano and Jackie Pirtle-Hall Capture Great Halloween Race 10K Titles

Matt Llano broke the Great Halloween 10K record at the 5th Annual Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race, recording a time of 29:16. Llano eclipsed Ryan Bak’s record of 30:18, set back in 2009. Finishing second was Jordan Chipangama with a time of 30:12. Both Llano and Chipangama run for Team RunFan out of Flagstaff, AZ. Taking third place was Ryan Meyer, finishing in 30:42.

On the women’s side, GO! St. Louis Marathon record-holder Jackie-Pirtle-Hall returned to competitive racing and finished first with a time of 35:43. Hilary Orf, the 2012 Halloween 10K winner was second with a time of […]

October 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|