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Are You Strong Enough For This?

August 4th, 2017
Are You Strong Enough For This?

Calling all strong women! This one is for you! Junior League of the Quad Cities is hosting their I AM Strong 5K Mudventure Race this Saturday Aug 5 in Coal Valley (7625 120th Ave). I AM Strong 5K Mudventure Race is a women-only race with over 20 obstacles such as tire flips, rope pulls, balance challenges and many more! There are recreational and competitive divisions for all levels of ability, including walkers. To register online you can visit https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126965. 100% of race entry fees go to Junior League of the Quad Cities and area non-profit... Read More

Are You Ready For Some Flag Football For A Good Cause?

August 4th, 2017
Are You Ready For Some Flag Football For A Good Cause?

Are you ready for some football? How about some flag football? The 2nd Annual QC River Bowl will be happening this Saturday Aug 5 and Sunday Aug 6 at Centennial Park (315 S Marquette St Davenport). This event brings together local adult flag football teams to raise money for local charities. This year’s recipient is the Humility of Mary homeless shelter. Each team will be paired up with two or three other teams to play each other on Saturday Aug 5. Top records from each group will be entered in the single elimination 8-team tournament to be held on Sunday Aug 6. Tiebreakers in group play will... Read More

RAGBRAI Riding Through Iowa

July 20th, 2017
RAGBRAI Riding Through Iowa

The oldest, largest and longest week-long bicycle touring event in the world has finally arrived. That’s right, it’s time for RAGBRAI! The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) is scheduled to begin Saturday July 22 and conclude on Saturday July 29. The RAGBRAI route averages 468 miles. It begins somewhere along Iowa’s western border on the Missouri River and ends along the eastern border on the Mississippi River.  Eight Iowa communities along the RAGBRAI route serve as “host” communities for overnight stays. RAGBRAI XLV will begin in Orange City on July 22 with... Read More

BMX Racing Zone Hosting First Video Contest

July 19th, 2017
BMX Racing Zone Hosting First Video Contest

Are you a BMXer with some pretty impressive tricks? Well, get those moves on video because you now have a chance to win some cash prizes and product giveaways! The BMX Racing Zone is hosting their first BMX Video Contest! Any video footage shot after June 1, whether it is clips from the race track, the skatepark, dirt jumps or cruising your neighborhood are all accepted. You can use videos from your phone, GoPro or video camera. Edit those epic captures with some cool music or voice-overs. All videos must be between 1 and 2.5 minutes long. All submissions need to be uploaded to The BMX Racing Zone’s... Read More

National Pool Tourney Shoots Into Sharky’s This Weekend

July 14th, 2017
National Pool Tourney Shoots Into Sharky’s This Weekend

The John Deere Classic isn’t the only tournament in town this weekend.  Aspiring young APA poolplayers from across North America are in Davenport, Iowa this week for the APA Junior Championships.  Nearly 300 players will compete July 14 – July 16 at Sharky’s Billiards for a championship title. “We’re excited to once again host our Junior Championships in Davenport.  We have a lot of excited players coming from across the United States and Canada to participate and we anticipate another great event,” said APA President Reneé Lyle. Players will compete in one of four skill level tiers... Read More

Super Chevy Show Racing Into Cordova

July 6th, 2017
Super Chevy Show Racing Into Cordova

The Super Chevy Show is back and bigger than ever, and it’s heading to the Cordova International Raceway! On Saturday July 8, the 8-stop tour will be moving into the Cordova International Raceway from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. There are several ways to enjoy a Super Chevy Show. You can register your vehicle to drag race, enter your car in the professionally judged car show, display your car without the pressure of being judged or take in the excitement as a spectator. Any way that you choose, you can register and purchase tickets online at https://www.raceit.com/Register/?event=39045#!. This series... Read More

Go Barefoot Sporting On The Mississippi

May 26th, 2017
Go Barefoot Sporting On The Mississippi

One of the most majestic attributes of the Quad Cities just so happens to run right through it. That’s right, the Mighty Mississippi River. Have you ever wanted to try out water skiing, kayaking or paddleboarding down the Mississippi without having to purchasing all the gear first? Well you are in luck! Barefoot Plus Watersports, located in Moline, has been training in recreational waterskiing, wakeboarding, Slalom skiing and the ultimate in watersports, Barefoot Waterskiing, since 1998. This year they have added kayak tours and paddleboard rentals! The Great Mighty Mississippi River Adventure... Read More