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TOMRV Rides Into Quad-Cities This Weekend

June 10th, 2021
TOMRV Rides Into Quad-Cities This Weekend

After its first ride in 1978, the ride known affectionately as “TOMRV” (pronounced tom-rahvv) returns this weekend.  TOMRV stands for Tour of the Mississippi River Valley.  Hosted by the Quad Cities Bicycle Club, it has grown in ridership over the years.  In 2019, most of the 950 riders were from Iowa and Illinois, although 15 other states were represented.  It was cancelled in 2020.  This year 500 people have registered so far. TOMRV is a two-day cycling adventure on scenic paved roads, through rolling Midwest farmland, quaint little towns, and along the big, beautiful Mississippi River. ... Read More

Celebrate Global Running Day with The BIG Run 5k

June 1st, 2019
Celebrate Global Running Day with The BIG Run 5k

How do you plan to celebrate Global Running Day? How about the biggest Fleet Feet event, ever? The BIG Run 5K will be taking place on Wednesday Jun 5, with starting location at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline). A family-friendly 5k, kids run and The BIG Show afterwards will provide the perfect celebration to Global Running Day! New this year, runners’ beautiful route will start and finish in front of East Moline’s Rust Belt, a revitalized car manufacturing plant turned music venue, brewery, fitness facility, design studio and retail destination. Runners and walkers will soon... Read More

Gran Prix Roars Back Into Rock Island

August 31st, 2017
Gran Prix Roars Back Into Rock Island

Looking for some Labor Day weekend fun? Well, there will be no shortage of excitement and entertainment downtown Rock Island! The 2017 Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix will be taking place downtown Rock Island Sep 1-3. The Rock Island Grand Prix is the world’s largest and most prestigious go-karting street race! Powered by Mediacom, this ultimate experience in kart racing will exhilarate racers and spectators alike. This family friendly event does not charge any admission fees. In addition to karts racing around at speeds approaching 100 mph, there will be a car show and food vendors Saturday and... Read More

Bix Ready To Race Into Q-C

July 27th, 2017
Bix Ready To Race Into Q-C

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