Shaw Bloom Bling Has Arrived!

It’s what you’re running for, right? Not for the incredible feeling of running through some gorgeous scenery, or for the exercise, or for the fun of running with friends and enjoying a nice cold beverage afterwards. NOPE! It’s all for the bling!

And this year’s medals for The North Face Shaw Bloom Trail 10k/20k look very, very nice if we don’t say so ourselves. Continuing our tradition of carved wooden medals for this event, the new Shaw Bloom logo has been carved out of the center leaving a dramatic two tone effect. We hope you like them as much as we do!

The 10k and 20k medals for The North Face Shaw Bloom Trail 10k/20k, happening Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit, Mo.

Registration for this event ends at midnight on Tuesday, March 19. Find out more about the race here.

Deuter Has Taken Over Our Backpack Department

From March 1 to March 31, 2019, the backpacking department at our Kirkwood location has been “Taken Over” by one of the top brands in the business: Deuter.

Known for many years because of their best-selling kid carrier packs, Deuter has now established themselves as one of the top backpacking manufacturers we sell, providing comfort, durability and value at a great price.

If you’re in the market for a backpack – whether for day hikes at Castlewood, thru-hiking the Ozark Trail or for a trip like the Camino de Santiago – be sure to try on a couple of Deuter’s packs and see which one fits you best.

And if you purchase any Deuter backpack between March 1–31, 2019, you’ll also receive a Deuter Streamer Hydration 3L Reservoir – a $34 value – for FREE. This reservoir allows you to keep your hands free and stop worrying about carrying a water bottle. With the Streamer tucked safely in your backpack, you’ll be able to just grab the bite valve on your pack strap and drink to your heart’s content!

Start shopping for a Deuter Backpack here.

Get Outside Expo Featured Speaker: Angel Castellanos

The Ultimate Travel & Packing Tips for Any Adventure – Saturday March 2

A Special Presentation by Angel Castellanos – Travel Expert, National Speaker & Eagle Creek Traveler

This highly informative presentation is packed with the most up-to-date, savvy travel tips, and inspirational stories from all over the world, to help travelers travel smarter, better and cheaper. Angel will deliver the best travel tips on packing smart, safety, de-stressing the airport experience, saving money, sightseeing hacks, traveling with technology and much more!

No matter your level of experience, you are bound to come away with practical current travel tips for any adventure. The packing demonstration included in this talk is one you do not want to miss. Packing in a carry on? After this presentation, packing in any bag will not be a problem! Travel smart, well and often!

Don’t miss Angel Castellanos at the Get Outside Expo 2019, along with 30 hours of classes, demonstrations, movies and more, from Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 3 at our Kirkwood location.