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 2022


Get Ready to Run !!!


OPENING DAY - MONDAY, MAY 9

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 9 through Monday, June 20.

(No run on Memorial Monday, May 30)

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!

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. 

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


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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