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  • 11/03/2015 7:44 PM | Jason Young (Administrator)

    The following request is being posted on behalf of Philip Lockwood:

    The Illinois Valley Striders is seeking volunteers to assist with the IHSA State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 7, at Detweiller Park. Local volunteer groups manage the course crowd control operations, and we invite you to volunteer.

    This spectacular event features spirited competition between hundreds of high school athletes supported by thousands of screaming fans - a mosaic of team colors mixed with the backdrop of autumn's changing colors.

    Race Schedule

    · Class A Girls Race - 9:00 a.m.

    · Class A Boys Race - 10:00 a.m.

    · Class AA Girls Race - 11:00 a.m.

    · Class AA Boys Race - 12:00 p.m.

    · Class AAA Girls Race - 1:00 p.m.

    · Class AAA Boys Race - 2:00 p.m.

    Volunteers should report to the Finish Line by 8:00 a.m. FREE Parking for volunteers is available at the BMX Course (immediately south of Detweiller Park on Rt. 29) by showing IHSA Officials Wrist Band. Official IHSA Officials Wrist Bands may be picked up from Running Central, 311 SW Water Street, during regular business hours from Tuesday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 6.

    Please direct confirmations/questions to Philip Lockwood (

    Best regards,


  • 10/26/2015 11:46 AM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    We are starting our run Wednesday evening at 6pm. The route will go from Liberty park down the river trail to the Woodruff ballpark and back. Hope to see some smiles and headlamps!!!

  • 10/19/2015 2:20 PM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    Running the Bishop Hill loop on Tuesday at 6PM. All paces welcome!!!

  • 10/06/2015 8:36 AM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    Running the West Peoria loop at 7AM meeting at Broken Tree. 

    All paces welcome!!!

  • 10/02/2015 8:04 AM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    We will be meeting at Woodruff and starting at 5:45 on Tuesday to do our training in Springdale.

    On Thursday we will meet at the Sonnemaker statue in lower Glen Oak and do a run from there into Springdale and back, we will also be starting at 5:45.

    We need to start earlier these last few weeks to get the bulk of the workout in before it gets to dark.

  • 10/02/2015 7:58 AM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    We are meeting at Broken Tree at 7am to run all or part of the Boredom Route.

  • 09/28/2015 11:26 PM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    We will be at Woodruff this week for track work on Tuesday and then a run in Springdale on Thursday.

  • 09/24/2015 8:35 PM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    Meeting at the Fondulac Admin building for our long run this week.

  • 09/21/2015 7:46 PM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    We will meet at Liberty park at 6pm for some miles and smiles.

  • 09/21/2015 7:42 PM | Michael Lewellyn (Administrator)

    We will meet at Woodruff on Tutuesday and do some  track work and then we will head to Northmoor to run some Imperial hill repeats.

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