In what was a rain-soaked 4th annual GO! St. Louis All-American 5K today, local athletes Matt O’Connor and Margo Richardson captured the titles. O’Connor, who has won this race three times, completed the fast course in 14:52, while Richardson finished first on the women’s side with a time of 16:52. Close to 2,000 runners and walkers registered for the popular Father’s Day race. Results HERE
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]