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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
[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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
8 p.m. Tuesday, September 21. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
via Go St. Louis Facebook Fan page2009 Go! St. Louis Marathon winner Zac Freundenburg breaks the tape at 2:23:57It'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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Bike gangs run rampant this weekend
Bike gangs run rampant this week
A Ladue man gets hit with a time-out just as he nears his goal of building a decent athletic field for city schoolkids.
Week of January 5, 2006
About these long-distance runners
Beg for Mercy (Interscope)
St. Charles embraces skaters
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.
A marathon of accusation in Historyonics' Dark Glory
The Spirit of St. Louis Marathon and Family Fitness Weekend brings enthusiasts running to the Mound City