Festival of Miles

Festival of Miles

May 31, 6:30pm

St. Louis, MO

The 5th Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour promises to be the biggest and best meet in the history of the event. With the 2012 Olympic Games right around the corner we can expect some of America's Olympic hopefuls to be competing right here in St. Louis!

Tentative Schedule of Events:
6:30pm Healthy Kids Mile
7:00pm National Anthem
7:05pm Introduction
7:15pm Junior High Boys Mile
7:30pm Junior High Girls Mile
7:45pm Masters Mens Mile
8:00pm Saint Louis Injury & Rehab Corporate 4 x 100 relay
8:15pm HS Girls All-Star Mile
8:30pm Women's Elite 800 Meter
8:45pm HS Boys All-Star Mile
8:56pm Saint Louis Track Club Elite Men’s Mile

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour

May 29, 2012

Community, food and fun in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - 2012 marks the fifth Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour. Taking place at St. Louis University High School, festivities begin at 6:30pm with the GO! St. Louis Healthy Kids Mile and is capped off with the MoMileSplit High School Miles and St. Louis Track Club Elite Men’s Mile....

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Festival of Miles to Benefit Injured Runner

May 8, 2012

Track meet expected to draw more than 1,200 fans

ST. LOUIS - (May 8, 2012) – Big River Running Company has announced that proceeds from the fifth Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour will go to the family of Chris Lister. Lister was badly injured after being hit by a car while...

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MoMileSplit.com to Sponsor High School All Star Races at Festival of Miles

March 19, 2012

Athletes from across the Midwest expected to compete

ST. LOUIS - (March 19, 2012) – Big River Running Company is excited to welcome MoMileSplit.com as a new sponsor to the fifth annual Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour.

MoMileSplit.com, the unparalleled leader in high school cross country and track and field coverage in the State of Missouri, will be the presenting sponsor for the boy’s and girl’s High School All Star Races at the Festival of Miles on Thursday evening May 31 at Saint Louis University High School. The high school races were new to the event in 2011 and produced two of the most exciting moments of the night with Westminster Christian’s Daniel Everett winning the boys race in four minutes, seven seconds and Nerinx Hall’s Colleen Quigley running 4:52 to take home the girl’s title...

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