Illinois Valley Striders



Thank you for visiting the home of the Illinois Valley Striders (IVS) running club.  Our mission is to promote wellness through running and walking activities, while striving to enhance our community.  We hope this site helps to serve that mission by providing current and prospective club members with the latest news and events in our local running community. 

What's New?


  • 2020 Bridge to Bridge Run Registration is NOW OPEN  IVS Member Discount is available.

  • Bridge to Bridge Run Times and Places:

    Packet pick up will be at RC Outfitters (311 SW Water St. FLR#1, Peoria, IL 61602 (309) 676-6378) Saturday, Aug 31, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

    Register now, B2B Entree Fee increases this weekend. The IVS Member Discount is still available at

    Race day, Sept 2, late registration and last minute packet pick up will be from 5:45 am to 6:45 am at RC Outfitters.

    Race Start is at 7:00 AM, Monday, Sept. 2., on Water St in front of RC Outfitters. Weather forecast is for PERFECT race conditions: Low 60's, calm, Sunny.

    Post Race Celebration, starting at 7:30 AM, is at the CEFCU Center Stage, 2 1/2 blocks up river (NE) off Water St. behind Emack and Bolio's and the Gateway Building.

    Ran Steamboat Classic in June? Be Sure to Register for the 2 x 4 or 2 x 4+ Challenge.

    More Details at the B2b website:

  • Student Reduced Rate Membership

2019 IVS Race Countdown

Upcoming Events

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IVS Half Marathon

09/08/2019 07:45 A.M.

Member Spotlight

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Illinois Valley Striders
P.O. Box 69
Peoria, IL 61650-0069

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