Illinois Valley Striders


IVS News & Updates

  • 03/06/2018 8:51 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    Bridge to Bridge Registration is now open, with a $5.00 Discount for IVS Members (IVS Members must log into to see the discount code under "Members/Members Only" tab)

  • 01/13/2018 1:36 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The Big Hill Big Chill and Chill Billy Races are Jan. 20 .... Both are Grand Prix "fun" races (no points) but are opportunities to have fun AND get the volunteer requirement fulfilled. 

    The FamilyCore Frosty 5k is Jan. 27, and the Grand Prix Discount code is available.

    The Interplanetary 5k, Mar. 24, Tiger Trot 5k,  and Snackpac 5k (Sept 29) Discount codes are also posted.

    IVS Grand Prix Discount Codes are available to all registered 2018 IVS Grand Prix Participants at

  • 11/22/2017 8:43 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    Registration for the 2018 Grand Prix Series is open.  

    Access to Grand Prix Race Discount Codes will continue for 2017 Grand Prix Participants until 12/31/17.   As of January 1, 2018, only currently registered 2018 Grand Prix Participants will have access to the Grand Prix Discount Codes.

    The registration process has been simplified for 2018.

    The 2018 Grand Prix Schedule is now available.

  • 11/22/2017 4:44 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The 2018 FamilyCore 5k will be held on January 27, 2018.   A Grand Prix Discount is available.   Information/Registration    Discount Code  The Frosty is the first race of the 2018 IVS Grand Prix Series.

  • 10/10/2017 10:49 AM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)
    10/28 - IVC Ghost Chase 5k (GP Discount)

    10/28 - McNotagain Trail Races 10m & 30m

    11/5 - Canal Connection 10k

    11/5 - Edge Run 5k and 10k (GP Discount)

    11/19 -  Peoria Turkey Trot 4m

    11/23 - Canton Turkey Trot 5k (GP Discount)

    11/25 - Folepi 4m

  • 09/21/2017 11:20 AM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    Course monitors are still needed for the upcoming Whiskeydaddle on October 7th and 8th - particularly on Sunday for the marathon/half/relay!

    Would *you* be interested in helping out? You'll get a SWEET 1/2 zip (same as the marathon/half/relay finishers) AND a $50 gift card toward New Balance products at Running Central!

    There are other roles and responsibilities too if course monitoring isn't up your alley. ; )

    If you're interested, you can sign up here -->

  • 07/17/2017 2:31 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The Marshall County Old Settler's 5k and 10k IVS Grand Prix discount code is now active.  Don't miss one of the Grand Prix's longest running and absolutely best classic events .... Use the Discount Code and Register NOW!   Website and Registration   August 26, in downtown Lacon.

  • 06/25/2017 5:47 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The Run For Life (7/15) Grand Prix Discount Code is now listed in the Grand Prix Discount Code list.

  • 06/21/2017 9:48 AM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    Midnight Mayhem #11 5k - June 23 -Jubilee College State Park

    45th Annual Lincoln-Douglas Run June 24th  - GP Discount Race - 3 Mile or 8 Mile 

    Firecracker 5k Run - Peoria - July 4  ... don't miss this firecracker hot holiday event!

    Run For The Health Of It 5k- Chillicothe - July 8  - $15.00 5k/ $10.00 2 mi Fun Walk - Free 600 m kids run - - includes breakfast - Pearce Community Center benefit - Race shirt available for $15.00 .. USATF Certified 5k Course .. Flat, Fast!

    Cry Me A River (CMAR) Trail Runs - 13.1 mi, 50k, 100k, 100 mi - July 8 - Camp Wokanda .. Tired of flat fast races that are too short and over too soon? This none is for YOU!

    Run For Life 5k - July 15 - GP Discount Race - Metamora .. Metamora Fields Golf Course

    See the Members tab for the Grand Prix Discount codes and sign up NOW for the Grand Prix Races!  Can't find the discount code? Join the Grand Prix Series ... it is free for IVS members, and it is not too late to sign up!  Click in the Grand \prix Series link on the home page.

Have a question for IVS?  Please contact us!


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

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