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IVS Annual Meeting
The IVS Annual Meeting and pot luck will take place at Saint Michael and All Angels Church, 4911 Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614, at 2 PM, Sunday, February 19, 2023. February 26 is the snow date. The meeting is open to the public, and any interested parties are urged to attend.
There will be a short business meeting with annual reports and election of board members for 2023. If you would be willing to serve on the IVS board of directors, or are interested in serving as a race or event director, or if you know anyone who would be willing to serve, contact Mike Lewellyn. Nominations from the floor will also be accepted at the annual meeting.
IVS Annual Awards and Grand Prix Awards will be presented after the business meeting.
Bring a dish, appetizer, Hors d'oeuvre, or desert to share, IVS will provide coffee and soft drinks, beverage cups, paper plates and plastic utensils.. Alcoholic beverages will be welcomed...bring your own and/or bring some to share.
Peoria Riverfront Museum Interplanetary 5k, March 25, 2023. An IVS Grand Prix Series race. Register now.
Cry Me A River Trail Runs, July 7 and 8, Registration is open 100 mi, 100k, 50k, 13.1mi Grand Prix
Family Core's Frosty 5k, Jan 28, GP Race, IVS Member Discount
Bridge to Bridge Springdale, An IVS member discount code is viewable to members in the "Members Only" tab.
2022 IVS Race Countdown