Shawnee Hills 100 Announced

Shawnee Hills 100 Announced

One hundred miles. To a certain set of runners, it’s the new race distance of choice — surely not seen as “ordinary” but slowly shedding its freak-show persona. (See “The Rise of the Ultra” in our Fall 2016 issue.) Enter the Shawnee Hills 100-Mile Endurance Run, the...
St. Louis Receives Bicycle Friendly Community Award

St. Louis Receives Bicycle Friendly Community Award

Earlier this month, the League of American Bicyclists recognized 37 communities with Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Awards. St. Louis, previously a Bronze recipient, moved up to become a Silver recipient — one of just 11 cities in the U.S. to receive such a...
Hit the Dirt: Trail Running 101

Hit the Dirt: Trail Running 101

Trail running releases both the inner child and earth mother in Jen Schaller. By 4:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday, she hits the trails near her store, RunWell, in Edwardsville, Ill. She opts for the trail once a weekend, too, and “would be out there every day if I...
‘The Great American Eclipse’ in Missouri

‘The Great American Eclipse’ in Missouri

You’re going to want to get outside on Monday, August 21. That’s when, between 1:06 and 1:23 p.m. depending on your exact location, the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 38 years will be visible in Missouri. The Show-Me State will be one of the best...