Thank you for visiting the home of the Illinois Valley Striders (IVS) running club. Our mission is to promote wellness through running and walking activities, while striving to enhance our community. We hope this site helps to serve that mission by providing current and prospective club members with the latest news and events in our local running community.
LATEST IVS NEWS
Our members are the heart of IVS, and now we'd like to share some of your incredible stories! Click here to learn more!
*Check out the IVS Race Calendar for more local events!
There's an app for that...IVS has started using some free apps to help our members and guests get connected and share information about runs with each other (refer to our contact page for info on using the apps).
Strava allows you to map and record your runs online, join challenges and follow your friends. IVS has started a club on Strava for local runners to connect with each other and compete for the top spot on various weekly leaderboards.