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Fall Training Announcement - Starts this week!

07/13/2016 9:55 PM | Jason Young (Administrator)
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Get in shape for your fall race!!

5K     Relay     Half     Full

Are you looking for a training program to get you in shape to race this fall? 

RC - Team Steam Fall Training is the official training program of the PNC Bank Peoria Marathon and River City Races, Bridge to Bridge, and the IVS Half Marathon/Relay! Whether you are looking to train for the 5K to the marathon, this training program fits everyone and every ability! Don't worry, if you have never participated previously in a training program...beginners are one of our specialties!

In this program, you'll enjoy top tier coaching from the highly experienced coaches Greg White, Blair Gorsuch, and Mike Lewellyn!

NEW - This year we've added a beginner 5K Training program that is fit for ALL, from beginners to experts!

Not sure if it's for you?

Although RC Fall Training has begun, it's NOT TOO LATE to sign up and join! Whether you are just starting out or you are looking to get a faster marathon time, this program has something for everyone!

Quick Look




14 weeks long

July 12th - October 13th

Days / Times

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 PM
Saturdays 7:00 AM*

*Pending heat, some Saturdays may begin at 6:00AM


Training runs are often held at the former Woodruff High School (located off Abingdon and Perry). Saturday long runs will vary in location depending on the week.


All participants will receive a training shirt and a 25% discount* to each of the following races: Detweiller at Dark, Bridge to Bridge, IVS Half Marathon, and the PNC Bank Peoria Marathon and River City Races.

*discount code for each event will be included in your registration confirmation e-mail.

For more information and to sign-up click on the links below!



We look forward to helping you achieve your racing and fitness goals this fall!

Have a question for IVS?  Please contact us!

Illinois Valley Striders
P.O. Box 69
Peoria, IL 61650-0069

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