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 samuel adams

Ready to take the next step?  The 5th annual running of this race is May 12th, 2018.   We have also added a 5K event for 2018.  This event just keeps getting better and better.  Sign up now!