Start Date

Starts: 10/21/2022

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Activities: Running only, 3.1 Miles

Big River Invitational

Friday October 21nd, 2022

Meet Director: Matt Helbig
Meet Host: Rockwood Summit & Big River Race Management
Starter: Steve Serniak
Where: Buder Park (Valley Park, MO)
When: Friday October 21, 2022

Final Race Times: 

4:00 PM - Girls Varsity (10 runner max)
4:20 PM - Boys Varsity (10 runner max)
4:40 PM - Girls JV (15 runner max)
5:10 PM - Boys JV (15 runner max)
5:40 PM - Overflow Race (mixed gender)

Box and Wave Assignments: Available Race Week

Teams Confirmed: 

Boys: Summit, DeSmet, SLUH, Francis Howell, North Point, Pattonville, Fort Zumwalt West, Valley Park, Parkway Central, Ladue Boys (JV only), Rockbridge, Jefferson (Festus), Seckman

Girls: Summit, Francis Howell, North Point, Cor Jesu, Nerinx, Pattonville, Kirkwood, FZW, Valley Park, PC, IWA, Rockbridge, Jefferson (Festus), Seckman

Entry Cap: 25 teams per gender. Teams are allowed unlimited entries, but there is a limit to the number of entrants in the Varsity (10) and JV (15) races. Any additional JV runners will run in the mixed gender overflow race.  

Course: Single lined, two loop course with a ½ mile finishing loop. Fast. Flat as a pancake. Course will be painted Thursday morning for course inspection that afternoon. Course Map

Entries: Entries on Milesplit due by Tuesday October 17th by 11:59PM

Meet Fees: $250/team, $500 for both genders. Payment is due BEFORE registering. If you need a PO please email Please pay online via Milesplit or send check payments to:

 Big River Race Management
 456 Sovereign Ct. Suite B
 St. Louis, MO 63011

Results: Live results is available on

Awards: Medals to the top 15 in each V/JV race, no team awards. Surprise awards to the top 15 from each gender in the overflow race. Medals and awards will be available after your team's last race. 

T-Shirts: Will be available for pre-purchase online only. 

Tents: Will be allowed. Please be sure you are at least 100 ft. from the next team. 

Restrooms: Portapotties and handwashing stations will be available.

Parking: Limited parking on site, buses will drop off/pick-up, but will not be allowed to stay in the park. Bus parking is available at nearby Rockwood South Middle School located at 1628 Hawkins Rd, Fenton, MO 63026.

Medical: We will not have an Athletic Trainer on site. Please plan accordingly. 

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