We love to run, and want to share this beautiful area with you. 


The Starved Rock Country region and Illinois Valley is a beautiful area with many opportunities for hiking, running, exploring historical sites, great dining, craft beer, and local wines.  Come share this place we call home and realize your running dreams. 



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Starved Rock country marathon and half marathon presented by marathon brewing company

Ready to take the next step?  The 6th annual running of this race is May 11th, 2019.   We have also added a 5K.  This event just keeps getting better and better.  Sign up now!