Illinois Valley Striders

  

IVS Kids Series

The Illinois Valley Striders are committed to our youth!  The IVS kids series offers area children a fun, non-competitive introduction to the sport of running.  Our emphasis is on participation - complete with a finish line, individual times, finishing ribbons and refreshments (cookies & juice provided by Unity Point Health Methodist|Proctor).  Everyone's a winner just by finishing!

Location - The series is held at the Unity Point Health Proctor Hospital Fitness Path


IVS KIDS SUMMER RUNNING SERIES 2021


Get Ready to Run !!!


OPENING DAY - MONDAY, MAY 10

WHERE: Unity Point Health Proctor Hospital Fitness Path

5700 Knoxville Ave - terrace next to back parking lot

The IVS kids series returns this May offering area children a FUN,

NON-COMPETITIVE INTRODUCTION TO THE SPORT OF RUNNING.

The series is held weekly on Monday evenings on the Unity Point Health Proctor

Fitness Path. The series begins on Monday, May 10 through Monday, June 21.

(No run on Memorial Monday, May 31)

Our emphasis is on participation, complete with finish line, finishing ribbons and

refreshments. (Cookies & juice provided by Unity Point Health Proctor) Everyone’s

a winner just by finishing!

NEW COVID 19 FORMAT FOR 2021

SAFETY FIRST

FACE COVERING REQUIRED FOR ALL NOT RUNNING

To be contact free with our runners in 2021, and eliminate handling of papers,

bibs, money & ribbons ——WE WILL BE FREE FUN RUNS IN 2021

NO FEE’S - SHOW & GO!!

SAME PROGRAM AS ALWAYS

All kids 12 and under (little ones welcome)

Stretching and announcements at 5:50 pm

Running begins at 6:00 pm – youngest runners run first.

Heats are run by ages - run as many as you want.

Runners 3 and under will run approx. 200 meters & receive a ribbon for

participation & refreshments. Parents are welcome to accompany these smaller

runners but, need to line up behind unassisted runners.

Runners ages 4 & up may choose to run 1⁄4 mi, 1⁄2 mi, or 1 mile and are free to run

as many times as they want.

Runners are grouped together by age to ensure safety and compatibility -

starting with the youngest ages running first. We may have several heats of the

same age group to accommodate Covid 19 spacing

Visit the Illinois Valley Striders Facebook Page for current updates & changes as we get closer to our first night, whenever that can happen.


Questions?  Contact Judy - jtolliver2@comcast.net or message me on Facebook

Follow the Illinois Valley Striders Facebook group, or contact Judy Tolliver if you have any questions about the kids series.

Have a question for IVS?  Please contact us!

 

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

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