Category Archives: Events

08/17/17 Race Update Coming Soon

We are heading out to Castlewood State Park to take a look at trail conditions to see if our run tonight is possible. If we determine that we can not run this evening, this race will be rescheduled for Thursday, August 31. That means that individual registrations for Race 3 will be accepted on that…

COURSE REVEAL: Course #3 Is All About the Descent

ST. LOUIS – With two legs of the four-race FITS Sock Co. Trail Run Series in the books, course three beckons for those who love long descents. The approximately 4.1 mile course has just one major climb in the first mile and a half and then spends the majority of the remaining two and a…

RESULTS 08-10-17 | A Champion Once Again. Lyons Returns for 11th ORRL Win.

BALLWIN, MO. – Another week, another champion. This time it was a name we haven’t seen at the top of the board since 2013. Brian Lyons returned to the Trail Run Series for the first time in four years and put his name back at the top of the list for the 11th time in…

RESULTS 08-03-17 | Long-Delayed Series Finally Gets First Race Completed

BALLWIN, Mo. – A flood decimated much of the race’s host park, Castlewood State Park, back in May. Then rain started coming down, after a summer of drought, 45 minutes before race time. Alpine Shop officials could only hope that this rescheduled 2017 FITS Sock Co. Trail Run Series’ first race would actually take place. Take…

COURSE REVEAL: First Course Announced for 2017 FITS Socks Trail Run Series

ST. LOUIS – Three months later than it was supposed to start and one rebuilt Castlewood State Park later, the 2017 FITS Socks Co. Trail Run Series will finally kick off on Thursday, August 3 with an approximately 3.21 mile course. Alpine Shop is pleased to finally welcome everyone to the seventh annual running of…