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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

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Ganzo’s!

April 29th, 2019

Are you ready for the largest Cinco de Mayo fiesta in the Quad Cities? That’s right, it’s time for Ganzo’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! Experience a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta like none other at Ganzo’s Mexican Restaurant (3923 N Marquette Street Davenport) this Saturday May 4. Festivities include a 5K and Sombrero Shuffle, live Mexican music, traditional Mexican dances, Jalapeño eating contest much more! The fun starts at 8:30 a.m. with the Sombrero Shuffle Kid’s Run. The 7th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K begins at 9 a.m. Face painting will commence at 11 a.m. and the Ballet Folklorico Traditional Dance... Read More

Get Your Eggs Scrambled in the Village of East Davenport This Weekend

April 17th, 2019

Are you ready to get your eggs scrambled in the Village of East Davenport? Come celebrate the 7th Annual Easter Egg Scramble 5K Run/Walk on Saturday Apr 20 in the historic Village of East Davenport! Enjoy the scenic parks that overlook the Mighty Mississippi. The Scramble 5K will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday Apr 20, with the starting line in the Village of East Davenport. The cost is $40. Packet pick-up will be on Friday Apr 19 from 2-6 p.m. at the Genesis Outpatient PT Clinic (1702 E 53rd St Davenport) or the morning of the race from 7-9 a.m. at the registration tent. The SENB Bank Bunny Hop (for... Read More

Bix Ready To Race Into Q-C

July 27th, 2017

Since 1975, runners have traveled from all over the world to the Quad Cities for a one of a kind race event. The Bix 7 brings the most elite talent to downtown Davenport for one weekend, every July. That weekend is officially upon us, once again. It’s time for some Bix 7 fun! The Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo will be in full-swing on Thursday July 28 from 5-9 p.m. and Friday July 29 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. The expo is a two-day event featuring vendors from the health, wellness and fitness industry including running apparel and gear, nutritional products and injury prevention. There is no... Read More