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.
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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.
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!
Now with IVS Grand Prix Discount
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).
2020 IVS Grand Prix Schedule online.
2020 IVS Grand Prix Registration Now Open.
2020 Bridge to Bridge Run Registration is NOW OPEN IVS Member Discount is available.
2020 IVS Race Countdown
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