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
Registration for the GO! St. Louis All-American 5K & Fun Run presented by New Balance St. Louis is now open. This fun, family-friendly race is set for June 15, and is only open to the first 2,500 participants. Not only does it have a slightly downhill course that starts in Kirkwood and ends in Webster Groves, but the top three finishers in every age group receive an apple pie. Great-looking t-shirts and finisher medals, make this race a summer-time favorite. Event Details
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 competes for Northern Arizona Elite, and is quickly becoming a frequent top finisher at GO! St. Louis races. Chipangama also finished second in last year’s GO! St. Louis Half Marathon. Third place went to Stephen Pifer, 29, Louisville, CO with a time of 1:03:45. The top local elite was Big River Running’s Matt O’Connor, 27, St. Louis, MO., who finished sixth with a 1:05:32. In the women’s field Johnson eclipsed Mattie Suver’s record of 1:12:22, set in 2013. She out-paced Pasca Cheruiyot, 27, who finished with a 1:15:09. Sara Kiptoo, 24, Santa Fe, NM took home third place with a time of 1:16:31. Kiptoo also finished third in last year’s women’s half marathon.
In the marathon race, David Glennon, 32, from Boulder, CO outlasted the field, posting a 2:34:34. He was followed by second place finisher Stephen Marthy, 26, Saint Robert, MO, who with a time of 2:38:51. Finishing third in the marathon was Matthias Messner, 32 from Boulder, CO, with a time of 2:40:44. Zach Young, 30, Jackson, MO won the men’s wheelchair marathon with a time of 2:18:36. In the women’s marathon race, Jenny Graef, 28 […]
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
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
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
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