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  • When the phrase “shin splints” is used, it is viewed as a generalization of a dull chronic pain that someone experiences in either one or both of their lower legs. The term “shin splints”, more frequently referred to as medial tibial stress syndrome in the medical community, refers to a type of pain that is likely resulting from excessive stress ... Read More The post Mercy Sports Medicine: 3 Tip...

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  • Most people exercise to impact their physical health, perhaps to get stronger, lose weight, reduce the risk of heart disease, lower blood pressure and so on. But many people don’t realize exercise can have a positive impact on mental health as well. There are physical reasons, in the form of chemical reactions and releases, that allow people to experience stress ... Read More The post Physical Ex...

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  • The weekly group run has been a tradition at Big River Running for the last 11 years! We know life gets busy and it can be hard to find time to run or stay motivated. We’ve got the perfect fix – the Monday Night Group Runs at the South City and University City stores. Take the guesswork out of when you might run and ... Read More The post Run with us every Monday! appeared first on Big River Runn...

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  • We’ve been hinting at a Big River transformation these past few months with a new logo and new website. Now it’s time for the big reveal. The new Big River is here! Just in time to celebrate Big River’s 11th anniversary, I could not be more excited to announce that our West County location has moved to a beautiful, bigger, ... Read More The post The Big Reveal appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • Time for a Big River staff spotlight! Brendan works at our West County location and is currently training for his first 50K this September. When asked how he stays fueled for his runs Brendan said he depends on a combination of Hammer Nutrition Endurolytes and Gu in tasty flavors like Campfire S’mores and Toasted Marshmallow in addition to plenty of ... Read More The post Staff Spotlight – Brenda...

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  • Want to work at Big River Running Company? We are growing, and currently hiring full-time sales associates or part-time sales associates with at least 20 hours of availability. If you are a motivated, fitness minded individual consider joining our team. Fill out our online application HERE. The post We’re Hiring! appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • Step into the sweetest shoe update of the Summer. The Hoka Clifton 4 is newly updated and couldn’t be better! As expected, the fourth rendition of this award-winning shoe is light, cushy and very fast! What makes the new version so great? The midsole has been given an upgraded foam package to ensure consistent cushioning […] The post The Clifton 4 — Soft & Sweet for your Feet appeared first on Big...

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  • It’s the running shoe that knows you better than you know yourself and now the 15th edition is out and ready to join you for some serious miles! Providing premium cushioning and a ‘made for me’ feel, the Brooks Glycerin 15 has the comfort that wearers have relied on for many previous versions. With a few new […] The post Brooks Glyercin 15 appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • We are just over two weeks away from the 2017 edition of Festival of Miles, and we hope you are making plans to join us! The meet will take place Thursday night June 1 at St. Louis University High School beginning at 6:30 p.m. We can’t believe that we’re celebrating a decade of bringing the […] The post Festival of Miles – 10 years running! appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • Get ready to make every run a “10” with the updated Saucony Ride 10! Bringing plenty of innovation to this neutral trainer, the Ride still remains true to its heritage. Providing the wearer with the legendary Saucony running experience of comfort and cushion, expect to log some serious miles in this shoe. The newly updated […] The post Make every run a “10” appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • By Brian Bounds, MPT, ATC, CSCS Certified Athletic Trainer, Mercy Sports Medicine – Head Athletic Trainer, Saint Louis Football Club Why Recovery is Important – Recovery and regeneration is just as important to a training program as the actual training sessions. Combining quality training with quality rest results in an overall improvement. The better a  recovery, the more […] The post Mercy Sport...

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  • Did you know Big River carries Altra? If you aren’t familiar with the brand, Altra shoes are known for having a FootShape toe box, which allows the toes to relax and spread out naturally and the big toe to remain in a straight position. Altra footwear is also designed to be full cushioned zero drop, […] The post Altra Offerings appeared first on Big River Running.

Big River Running Company
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  • South City staffer, Dan was first introduced to Big River in 2007 while attending Winter Distance Camp as a part of Kirkwood High School’s running cross country and track training. Throughout college, he quickly discovered a love for trail running and officially joined the Big River staff in July of 2016. Dan loves that Big […] The post Meet the Staff: Dan appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • We love our customers! We have always been passionate about being more than a “place to buy shoes.” It is a privilege to help, connect and develop relationships with people in St. Louis through our stores and community programs. A recent example highlights just how awesome it is for us when Big River becomes a […] The post Customer Stories: Love on the Run appeared first on Big River Running.

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  • By Daniel Herrin, MS, ATC Certified Athletic Trainer, Mercy Sports Medicine As a society, we all spend way too much time in the sitting position. This puts us at a disadvantage when it comes time for our workouts and exercise routines. No matter if you run every day of the week or once a week, here […] The post Mercy Sports Medicine: Counteract Sitting All Day at Work appeared first on Big River R...

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  • Did you know the official name of this tool is the Brannock Device? It is the standard foot measuring tool around the world! Correctly fitting footwear can prevent long term foot and other health issues, and the proper fit starts with measuring heel-to-toe length, arch length and foot width. When was the last time you […] The post When were your feet last measured? appeared first on Big River Runn...

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  • Top Running Store … 10 Years Running

    Wow! We are honored and humbled. Big River was recently recognized as one of The 50 Best Running Stores in America® by Running Insight and Competitor Magazine. We were the only St. Louis based store to be recognized in the Top 50. This is our 10th consecutive year to be honored as a top-50 running store in […] The post Top Running Store … 10 Years Running appeared first on Big River Running.

  • Holiday Lights Run 2016

    Big River South City is your headquarters for Holiday Lights Runs this December! Gather your family, friends and running buddies at Big River – South City any weeknight from December 5 – 23 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Big River Running will provide you with maps of a twinkling 3-mile route and post-run hot cocoa! […] The post Holiday Lights Run 2016 appeared first on Big River Running.

  • The Perfect Fit for Holiday Gifts – Big River Running

    The post The Perfect Fit for Holiday Gifts – Big River Running appeared first on Big River Running.

  • Turkey Trot Traditions

    Running on Thanksgiving morning is a great tradition to start or continue with your family and friends. Nothing prepares you for a day of eating and football watching like a run! Run Local! Just say no to those sponsored Facebook posts and Google ads suggesting races put on by out-of-town corporations. Big River, your local […] The post Turkey Trot Traditions appeared first on Big River Running.

  • Run Safety Tips

    November is National Run Safety Month. As the days are getting shorter that means that it is dark when we are running or walking no matter if we head out the door in the morning or the evening. Instead of letting the darkness get you down, we would love to share some tips and a gear […] The post Run Safety Tips appeared first on Big River Running.

  • Be Safe, Be Seen This Halloween

    We’re dressing up as a pirate this Halloween and have an important question for you … “ARRRRR you visible this Halloween?” We’re not joking. The days are getting shorter as winter approaches and that means for many runners (and trick or treaters), getting our mileage in during lower light conditions or even after the sun […] The post Be Safe, Be Seen This Halloween appeared first on Big River Runn...

  • Mercy Sports Medicine: Running Through & After Injury

    Pain Is Your Check Engine Light If you have an injury, it is not a good idea to continue running through pain. Nor is it advised that you take medication to alleviate (and therefore masking) pain without other intervention. For example, when the check engine light goes on in a car, it is always a […] The post Mercy Sports Medicine: Running Through & After Injury appeared first on Big River Running...

  • Garmin Forerunner 35

    Garmin Forerunner 35 is now at Big River Running! Why we love it … Easy-to-use GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitors heart rate¹ at the wrist, all day and night, using Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology Built-in GPS tracks how far, how fast and where you run Connected features²: smart notifications, automatic […] The post Garmin Forerunner 35 appeared first on Big River R...

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