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Run with the Bull and Help Spread Kindness!

October 9th, 2019

Are you ready to get your run on for a great cause, this weekend?! QC United’s 3rd Annual Run with the Bull 5k and Youth Relays takes place this Saturday Oct 12, with starting location at the Riverdale Fire Department (110 Manor Drive Riverdale) near Arconic. Run with the Bull 5k will begin at 9 a.m. and the Youth Relays at 10 a.m. Registration for the 5k is only $28 and includes a t-shirt, neck gator, goody bag and entry to Pete’s Post-Party featuring Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the City of Riverdale, beer and more! There are also group rate discounts for Cornbelt Running Club Members,... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull Celebrates National Bullying Prevention Month!

September 30th, 2019

Bullying is serious business. But thanks to QC United and Pete the Purple Bull, bullying prevention in schools and communities can be both effective and enjoyable! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull for some exciting events while celebrating National Bullying Prevention Month, throughout October! Show support and feel the power of kindness through the numerous events planned and sponsorships available throughout the coming months. While October is National Bullying Prevention Month, QC United is dedicated to assisting local youth fully access educational opportunities all year long. QC United... Read More

Midwest’s Favorite Marathon Returns to Quad Cities

September 15th, 2019

Are you ready for the Midwest’s favorite marathon? The TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Saturday Sep 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration... Read More

Run with Carl this Labor Day Weekend

September 1st, 2019

Run with Carl is celebrating 25 Years! That’s right, the annual Labor Day “Run with Carl” race is celebrating their 25th anniversary this Monday Sep 2 at Bettendorf Life Fitness Center (2222 Middle Road Bettendorf). The Run with Carl is the primary funding vehicle for the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Fund which supports college scholarships for graduating Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High School students. The fun kicks off with the ½ Mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. with the 1 Mile Fun Run continuing at 7:45 a.m. Each of these fun runs are for children 12 and under only. 5-Mile Run will begin at... Read More

Freedom Run Tradition Continues in East Moline

August 6th, 2019

What started out as a dream and a desire to help the Quad Cities area’s Veteran and active duty Military and their families became a reality in East Moline. Trinity Freedom Run 5k is happening downtown East Moline (733 15th Avenue East Moline) this Thursday Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m. Whether you’re a participant, running, walking, pushing a stroller, a sponsor, a spectator, a neighbor out on the course or a volunteer, come out to support and show appreciation for our men and women serving (or served) in our Armed Forces. From the cannon used as a “starter’s pistol” to the “dog-tag” medals... Read More

Get Dirty at the 7th Annual Case Creek Obstacles Mud Run For Everyone!

August 1st, 2019

Do you have what it takes? Find out at this year’s Case Creek Obstacles Mud Run 5k! The 7th Annual Case Creek Obstacles (7625 120th Avenue Coal Valley) Mud Run 5K is happening this Saturday Aug 3! Whether you are an avid runner or a first-time participant, get back to nature with this scenic adventure while supporting local charities. The Case Creek Obstacle course is a 5K Mud Run filled with 30+ obstacles.  It’s located on a farm in Coal Valley.  You’ll run up and down hills, through pastures, woods, and rugged terrain.  You’ll snake through Case Creek the last 3/10 of a mile.  You’ll... Read More

Run for a Day and Give Hope For a Lifetime at the Color Blaze 5k!

July 18th, 2019

Are you ready for the 2nd annual Color Blaze 5k? This year will be bigger, better, and more colorful! Color Blaze 5k Run/Walk will take place this Saturday Jul 20 in Hollyhock Park (201 6th Street N LeClaire) from 8 – 11 a.m. Gather up some friends and family and get ready for the most colorful day of your life! This event will be full of color and fun, so be prepared to get messy! Everyone is welcome to attend this event as there are no age restrictions in place. Each runner who signed up before the Jul 6 will be given a t-shirt, a grab bag with all kinds of fun stuff inside, and an individual... Read More

Celebrate Independence at the Genesis Firecracker Run!

July 1st, 2019

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without getting your day started at the Genesis Firecracker Run! The 37th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run is happening Thursday Jul 4 in downtown East Moline. The day includes The TBK Mile, Kiddie Run, Guns ‘N’ Hoses, Aquent Hospital Bed Races, 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run, the brand-new Red Dress Division and even a Post-Race Party! The 5K and 10K races will begin at 7:30 a.m. downtown East Moline, at 8th Street and 15th Avenue. The Kiddie Run begins at 8:45 a.m. (for kids 8 and under) and the TBK Mile will commence at 9:15 a.m. Awards ceremony will follow at 9:30... Read More

Get Your Hustle On Along the Hennepin

June 21st, 2019

Are you ready to Hustle down the Hennepin? Colona School PTA proudly presents the 12th Annual Hennepin Hustle 5k Run & Fun Walk this Sunday Jun 23 along with Hennepin Canal Parkway in Colona. New this year is a ¼ Mile Kids Fun Run (recommended for ages 8 and under), starting at 8 a.m. There are no registration fees, but a t-shirt can be purchased for $10 if you register today. The 5k Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration is only $30 and can be completed here. Packet Pick-Up for Pre-Registered Participants will be on Friday Jun 21 from 4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday Jun 22 from 8 a.m. –... Read More

Join the 8th Annual Royal Ball Run for Autism Fun!

June 18th, 2019

1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism each year. And thanks to local organizations, such as the Royal Ball Run for Autism, increasing awareness and support in our area is possible. The Royal Ball Run for Autism has donated more than $200,000 to local autism programs, including the Quad Cities Autism Center and the Augustana College Speech and Language Therapy program. And now they need your help to raise even more! On Friday Jun 21, the Royal Ball for All Carnival and Fun Run will be held from 5-8 p.m. at the Camden Centre (2701 1st Street E Milan).  With the purchase of a $10 wristband,... Read More

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