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

Peoria Irish Fest Happy Hour 5k - 8/27

Walnut 5k - 7/3 - Results  OA  AG

Illinois Valley Striders 9-11 Memorial 9.11K Run (9/11)

Pearce Run for the Health of It  (7/10) and Brimfield Old Settlers (8/14) 5ks are back for the 2021 GP Series

Health Benefits of Running

Discount codes for Naperville Half Marathon and Fox Valley Marathon 

Run for Life 5k

7/10/21  Information and Registration GP Series Race

Blue Chevy Trail Classic

13.2m & 10k  5/22  GP Series Race

Lincoln Douglas 3m & 8m

GP Series Race 6/26

2021 Kids Series...

Monday, May 10 through Monday, June 21.  

5:50 pm, Unity Point Health Proctor Hospital Fitness Path 5700 Knoxville Ave  FREE

Details - IVS Kids Series

2020 Grand Prix Final Results

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners.

Note: All 2020 Grand Prix Participant registrations have been extended through the 2021 season.

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

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    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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