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

Support the proposed 25 mile Hanna City Trail:

Please  Sign the Petition

July 4, 2020 ... Sept, 7, 2020 Bridge to Bridge 4 Mile Run has been cancelled because of Corona Virus caused safety concerns.   Information

IVS Fall Classic 12k has been cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19. We'll be back in September 2021. Look for updates.

2020 Kids Series  Cancelled .See you in '21  

Lincoln Douglas 3m/8m  2020 race cancelled -  See you in '21.

Steamboat Start-Postponed until further notice.

IVS Fall Classic 12k

The IVS Half/Quarter Marathon has evolved into the IVS Fall Classic 12k.  9/13/2020   Same flavor, new course and distance.  Mark your calendar.  More details and registration soon!

Farmdale Trail Races: 

Now with IVS Grand Prix Discount

IVS Kids Series 2020

Starting Date Postponed

IVS Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet:  Three of the many winners:

Membership:  Automatic Renewal is now available.  Avoid the annoying renewal emails, and keep your IVS membership current, by selecting the Auto Renewal Membership level (Credit Card payment only).  Opt out of Auto Renewal by selecting the Annual Renewal membership level (Pay by cash, check, or credit card).

Student Reduced Rate Membership


2020 IVS Grand Prix Schedule online.

2020 IVS Grand Prix Registration Now Open.

RRCA - Inside Track Newsletter 

Cold Weather Running Tips 

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

    2020 IVS Race Countdown

    IVS News ( Click to post - View older posts under Members tab )

    Upcoming Events

    Find more events:


    IVS Fall Classic

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

    Member Spotlight


    Illinois Valley Striders is a proud member of the Road Runners Club of America

    Have a question for IVS?  Please contact us!


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

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