Track and Field

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    Weezer Sprints Through Hits-Heavy Set at Plush: Review, Photos, Setlist

    Ok, so maybe when it comes to music, length really doesn't matter. In stark contrast to Pearl Jam's recent three-hour show, Weezer sprinted through its headlining set at Plush in just over an hour. Then again, perhaps this was appropriate, with the band's performance being the grace note of the Roc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    SLU Professor Sues Rock 'n' Roll Marathon for Fraud, Exploiting Volunteers

    When Yvette Joy Liebesman biked to the starting line at the 2012 St. Louis Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, she knew she wouldn't get paid for spending the morning escorting half-marathoners along the route. She didn't mind. She was a volunteer, and she thought her free labor would help charities and not-fo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    SE Missouri State Redhawks Accidentally Tweet Pantsless Bathroom Photo (NSFW)

    It's a tale as old as Twitter: A PR peon tweets a harmless message from their employers' official Twitter account and -- oops! -- mistakenly links to the wrong photo. Occasionally, it's a very wrong photo. Southeast Missouri State University became the most recent victim of copy-paste tweeting on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Last Shot: Photographing Coachella with Cancer is Like Running an Ultramarathon

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Missouri and Illinois Athletes in the London Olympics

    Tomorrow's the day, friends, when we begin the quadrennial sixteen days of sitting on our asses in front of the TV glory, the only time we ever get to see the likes of Greco-Roman wrestling or skeet shooting or synchronized swimming. (Who cares that synchronized swimming is a dumb excuse for a "spor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    VIP Port-a-Potties? Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Has Big Perk for Big Spenders

    ​Now you can shit in style at the Solutia Rock 'n' Roll St. Louis Marathon! All it takes is an extra hundred bucks or so to be allowed to pinch your pre-race loafs into a classy commode and feel superior to the regular schlubs slumming it in plain old Port-a-Potties.Seriously. There's going to be ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Racing to St. Louis in 2011

    Wikimedia CommonsThe Olympic marathon in 1896. Things aren't so primitive now.​KWMU reports that St. Louis will be getting an installment of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon (and half marathon) next year.

  • Music

    September 15, 2010

    Jukebox The Ghost/Hooray For Earth/Via Audio

    8 p.m. Tuesday, September 21. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Running the Go! St. Louis Marathon? We Got Your Energy Goo Guide Right Here!

    via Go St. Louis Facebook Fan page2009 Go! St. Louis Marathon winner Zac Freundenburg breaks the tape at 2:23:57​It's hard to be a secret jock: amassing a wardrobe of wicking fabrics, gigantic tubs of protein powder taking up valuable shelf space, fastidiously hydrating and carbo loading on Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Live (Almost) From Beijing: Paralympian Kerri Morgan

    Here goes installment number two of St. Louisan Kerri Morgan’s trip to the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing. Morgan will compete soon in the 100-meter and 200-meter track & field events. (Read Morgan's first impressions of Beijing here.) RFT: Is the Bird's Nest really blue, or,...? Kerri Morgan: In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Live (Almost) from Beijing: Paralympian Kerri Morgan

    More than 3,500 athletes are expected to compete at the upcoming 2008 Paralympic Games, including 34-year-old Kerri Morgan, perhaps St. Louis’ best-known quadriplegic athlete. Morgan landed in Beijing this week for her first paralympic contest. Morgan, a killer quad rugby player (featured in thi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2008

    Quest for the Cup

    Bike gangs run rampant this weekend

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2008

    Quest for the Cup

    Bike gangs run rampant this week

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2008
  • Calendar

    March 28, 2007
  • News

    February 1, 2006

    False Start

    A Ladue man gets hit with a time-out just as he nears his goal of building a decent athletic field for city schoolkids.

  • Film

    January 4, 2006

    Film Openings

    Week of January 5, 2006

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2004

    Nothing Lonely

    About these long-distance runners

  • Music

    February 18, 2004

    G Unit

    Beg for Mercy (Interscope)

  • Calendar

    May 21, 2003

    We're Young and Board

    St. Charles embraces skaters

  • News

    February 14, 2001

    The Champ

    Bill Bangert wanted a world-class domed stadium in St. Louis County, but all he got was a tiny town. Now the 77-year-old dreamer is back in Missouri with a few more nutty ideas.

  • Culture

    November 8, 2000

    Eternal Blame

    A marathon of accusation in Historyonics' Dark Glory

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2000

    A Day (or Two) at the Races

    The Spirit of St. Louis Marathon and Family Fitness Weekend brings enthusiasts running to the Mound City