Monday, March 26, 2012
Our new 'Last Chance' feature lets you know about important upcoming deadlines.
This weekend is the last chance to participate in the 5K Run & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk at Queeny Park to benefit Annie’s Hope – The Bereavement Center for Kids. The organization offers support services to children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of "someone significant." Saturday's 5K run starts at 8 a.m. and the fun walk starts at 8:15 a.m. You can register online here or you can register the day of the event. Individual entry fees are $25 by March 28 and $30 if you register on-site at the race. Family entry fees are $60 if registered by March 28, or $65 on race day. Strollers are welcome, but bikes, rollerblades and pets will not be allowed. Know about an important deadline coming up? Tell us in the comments, or …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Entry fees for the annual two-day GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend increase as it gets closer to the event.
There is still time to register for the 12th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend. The two-day fitness event will run on April 14 and 15. Organizers say it attracts more than 25,000 participants each year and is the largest competitive fitness event in the state, offering races for people of all ages and fitness levels. Why the increase? On Jan. 1, entry fees increased $10 to $20 from December, said Jeff Trammel, GO! St. Louis public relations representative. “Just to clarify on the entry fee increase, we opened registration on Sept. 1 with a set of entry fee prices,” Trammel said. “As we draw closer to the event the prices increase.” He noted that entry fees for the events vary, and registration is open until April 4. …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Swim Bike Run opened its doors this summer in Town and Country, making it the first shop to specialize in triathlon gear in the St. Louis-metro area.
Swim Bike Run, the first store in the St. Louis area to cater to triathletes, opened its doors this summer in Town and County. It caters to triathletes. The Ironman is the best known triathlon, a grueling race that involves a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike race and capped off with a full marathon—without a break. Athletes in St. Louis can compete in shorter local races, such as the Tour de Kirkwood on July 24. The Kirkwood race is a sprint triathlon, with a 400-yard swim, 12-mile bike race and a 3-mile run. Swim Bike Run owner Sally Drake knows all about triathlons. She has competed in 13 Ironman races and is training for her 14th. But you don’t have to be an Ironman to appreciate her store. She carries swim gear for those who …
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Ultra athlete Dean Karnazes stopped by Manchester this morning to run a 5K with students and community members.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Runners both young and old gathered at Paul A. Schroeder Park Tuesday morning for a 5K run with ultra athlete and motivator Dean Karnazes. Karnazes is more than halfway through a run across the continent, Throughout his run, he is raising money as he goes for Action for Healthy Kids, a nonprofit organization that battles childhood obesity. Karnazes began the "Run Across America" in Los Angeles at Disneyland, and has made his way across the country, stopping here and there to run a 5K race with local athletes. The project is a partnership with LIVE with Regis and Kelly, and all proceeds from the races go to Action for Healthy Kids. For his St. Louis stop, he visited St. Joseph Elementary School in Manchester and joined students and other …