Trail Profile: Al Foster Trail

Trail Profile: Al Foster Trail

It was a cool, sunny day in October, and my family and I were seated in an open-air railway car being chug-chug-chugged into a swathe of red and yellow trees by a miniature steam locomotive. The Meramec River bluffs soared high and rugged to the north; forested...
Girls on the Run St. Louis

Girls on the Run St. Louis

Many of us probably know someone whose daughter or granddaughter or third cousin twice removed has taken part in Girls on the Run St. Louis (GOTR-STL). After all, the program has been around for 15 years and has touched thousands upon thousands of individuals — kids,...
Women’s-Only Events and Groups

Women’s-Only Events and Groups

More and more women across the country are getting involved in outdoor sports and recreation. But unless they’re initiated to at a young age, it can still be daunting for some to enter their first timed race or take that virgin bike ride. In these cases,...