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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 competes […]

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|

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|

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 Delmar […]

January 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|