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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Samuel Adams Starved rock country marathon

Ready to take the next step?  The 4th annual running of this race was May 13th, 2017.  The date for the 2018 marathon is May 12th, 2018.  Keep checking back for updates as we get ready to start registration for 2018!

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