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

IVS Trick or Trot 5k Registration is open! 

Halloween Night Run - Virtual option is available as well!

Bridge to Bridge Run 2021 Registration opens Sept 7.   IVS Member Discount Available.

IVS Memorial 9-11 Virtual Run

Registration Now Open - Run, walk, jog, hike -  9.11 miles or 9.11 Km between 9/4 and 9/13.  Support our First Responders - Register and/or Donate Today!

Support the proposed 25 mile Hanna City Trail:

Please  Sign the Petition

Sept, 7, 2020 Bridge to Bridge 4 Mile cancelled - See you at the IVS 9-11 Memorial Virtual Run

IVS Fall Classic 12k has been cancelled for 2020 - See you in '21

2020 Kids Series  Cancelled .See you in '21  

Farmdale Trail Races: 

Now with IVS Grand Prix Discount

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 

    2021 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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