Monthly Race Calendar

Disclaimer: Race information for the calendar is provided to Starved Rock Runners, Ltd from several sources. Because we can not guarantee the accuracy of this information, we encourage you to confirm all details with the race contacts provided.

To include your event on the SRR Ltd. calendar, go to the “EXTRAS” tab, click on the “SUBMIT YOUR RACE” button. Thee will be a link to printable instructions on how to submit your race. Once the race has been submitted, please email your pdf race registration form to: [email protected]


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TBK Quad Cities Marathon – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL RACE @ John Deere Commons
Sep 27 @ 7:00 am


The TBK Quad Cities Marathon, a USATF certified course, captures the essence of our nation’s heartland with its consistent connection to the Mississippi River, amazing views, and Midwest charm.
Rated a fairly flat and fast course, it is a great Boston qualifier!
The race features one of the finest, most scenic river views in the country. It covers 5 races, 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 island, all along the mighty Mississippi River.
The 26.2 mile run starts and ends at 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, IL. The event benefits many worthy causes. Our primary cause is prostate cancer research & screening.

The Half Marathon is a Starved Rock Runner Circuit Race

Restless Runners 5K @ Washington Park
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am

Click for printable registration form

This race is a Circuit Race for the Starved Rock Runners 2020 circuit.

Race sponsored by the City of Peru Recreation Department.

Race will observe the CDC Safety Guidelines: Participants will be required to wear a mask at registration, packet pick up and at the start line. Once a participant is on the course the mask can be work at their discretion, but everyone is encourage to practice social distancing (staying 6′ apart).

The start will be done in waves of 40 participants at a time, spaced 2:00 minutes apart. Start positions will be marked on the pavement, 2 rows with everyone spaced 6′ left to right and front to back. All waves will line up at once. Once the first wave has started, the second and following waves will move up in position, to be started 2 minutes apart.

The course starts and finishes in Washington Park near the corner of 9th and Park Rd. IVCH Fall Fitness Classic start). Everyone is responsible for their own hydration. There will be NO aide stations on the course.

Participants registered on or before Sept 30th will receive a unisex race shirt.

Race day packet pickup and registration will be available from 7:00-7:45AM race morning near the start finish line in Washington Park. Face masks are required at registration/packet pick up.

Run The Path 10K (the replacement race for the Canal Connection) @ Canal Market Building
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am

Further details about this race will be released as plans are confirmed.

Oglesby 3 Mile Turkey Trot @ To be determined
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am

Details to be announced in the near future.






Santas on the Run V – 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk @ John F. Kennedy School (west parking lot)
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am

Santas On The Run benefits the Hall Township Food Pantry. You can run this 5K for time, or you can do it partake in the Holiday spirit. Preregistration includes your choice of a  Long Sleeve T-Shirt, a crew sweatshirt or hoodie, a Santa Hat and Beard. All participants are encouraged to wear their hat and beard (and bells if you have them) in the run/walk, but it is not mandated.

There will be water stops at approximately 1 & 2 miles, that will also include Holiday treats (cookies and candy).

The race will start and end in the parking lot of John F. Kennedy School (800 N. Richards, Spring Valley). The course is accurately measured and will be on paved city streets. The course is mostly flat with a few gentle uphills (in the 5K). Traffic control will be posted at all intersections to keep participants safe. Split times available at every mile.

The race will be electronically timed with results to be posted on the Starved Rock Runners web site.

As an added bonus, for each two non-perishable item an entrant brings to donate to the food pantry, their names will be entered into a raffle to be held after the race, with chances to win gift certificates and prizes from race sponsors.The more items you donate, the better your chances of winning (watch the web site as the list of potential winnings grows).

Awards will be given to the overall Male and Female finishers, as well as the top three finishers (Male and Female), in each of the following age groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 and over.

Packet pick up and race day registration will be available from 8:30AM until 9:30AM at John F Kennedy School. Day of registration is not guaranteed a shirt.

The first 400 to sign up will also get BONUS SWAG.  We’re checking to see what kind of great deals we can get so the value of our swag is always worth more than the registrations. Follow this web page and follow us on Facebook to  keep up to date.

Santas On The Run course map