St. Pierre was the State Champion in the half-mile and mile races in 1973. She also set the national record in the half mile with a time of 2:18.3. Since her high school years, St. Pierre has become a figure in the running world. She has completed in local and national marathons, as well as triathlons. In 2009, she qualified for Nationals in her age group. She was inducted into the Hopkins High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
St. Pierre, the mother of three daughters, said her proudest moments were watching her daughters cross the finish line in their cross country track meets. She credits the passage of Title IX with giving young girls and women the motivation and encouragement to be active in sports.
St. Pierre will be honored on Feb. 6 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul in an awards ceremony that is scheduled from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Some of the Minnesota's most inspiring and influential student-athletes, coaches and athletic leaders will be recognized.