St Patty's Day Parade Run / Tailgate Party
Every March is our Annual St Patty's Day Run / Post race celebration . Club members caravan to Downtown STL to enjoy the Michelob St. Patty's Day Parade 5 mile Run. Afterwards the club enjoys the Irish post race festivities at the finish line and then eats and drinks at our tailgate party at a nearby parking lot. Don't forget to wear Green!
River 2 River Relay
The club assembles a team for the very popular River 2 River Relay in Southern Illinois. 8 runners, 80 miles and a smelly van equals one long , exciting, fun-filled day. The race starts on the bluffs on the Mississippi River and travels across Illinois to the banks of the Ohio River in Golconda, IL. Each team member runs three 5K legs alternating until the finish
Route 66 10K
The club host the annual Route 66 10K. This event is the main fundraiser for the club. The race is part of the Route 66 Festival hosted by the City of Edwardsville on the second Saturday in June. Check out our race website for more details.
The Metro Milers take to the track every summer for a great event for all. Come join us at Edwardsville High School for the Dusk Dash. This great event features kids fun runs and an open mile. So grab the kids and those old racing shoes for some fast racing on the track.
Club Marathon Trip
The club plans an annual marathon / half marathon trip to provide a common race for members to train for. We travel to the event, race and then party afterwards together. It's a great weekend for all club members.Past Races
SLTC Marathon Relay
The club assembles several teams for the St Louis Track Club's Marathon Relay in Forrest Park. Each team contains four runners with each alternating two ~5K legs .Club Results
Family Christmas Lights Fun Run and Party
On the eve of the week before Christmas. The Metro Milers run thru neighborhoods glimpsing at lights and checking to see if the all the stockings are hung with care. The Family X-mas Lights Fun Run is an annual event started well before the club was organized. After our run, warm up inside with hot cocoa, food, games and a gift exchange.
The club gives back to the sport we all love. Club members volunteer at several area running and walking events throughout the year.