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Rock River Run 2016

A Race Through Rock Valley's Trails & Rivers Bend Campground

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Rivers Bend Campground
Rock Valley, Iowa

8:00 AM - 10K Begins
8:15 AM - 5K Begins/1 Mile Begins

5K Run - 10K Run - 1 Mile Run
Runners, Walkers, Wheelchairs and Strollers are all welcome for the 5K and 1 Mile Race.

5K/10K Run

$30 per participant if registered before August 3.
$35 per participant if registered on or after August 3.

1 Mile Fun Run (unofficially timed)

$15 per participant


Register Online

To be guaranteed a t-shirt, please register by Wednesday, August 3.

Mailed registrations will be accepted through Tuesday, August 9. Online registrations will be accepted until 4:00pm on Thursday, August 11. Registration will close at 7:15am on the morning of the race. Late registrations are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

Registration and packet pick-up for this event will be held at the Rivers Bend Campground on the
following dates and times:

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Friday, Aug. 12

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM, Saturday, Aug. 13

Runners who register on race day can participate, but are not guaranteed to be timed through Race Place Chip Timing and are not guaranteed a long-sleeved shirt on race day.

Age Divisions - Both Men and Women


1 Mile

13 & Under

19 & Under

14 - 19



40 & Over


40 - 49

50 - 59

60 & Over


All participants will receive a dri-fit, long-sleeved shirt featuring the 2016 Rock River Run logo. This t-shirt was designed with safety in mind. The bright color will make you stand out during your early morning or late night walks or runs.


Medals will be awarded to the top three places (male and female) of each age division for the 1 Mile, 5K, and 10K. Results will be placed at the end of the race and online at Race Place Chip Timing.

Course & Timing Information

The course is relatively flat, winding through the scenic trails on the west side of Rock Valley. Participants will also navigate through Rivers Bend Campground on the NW corner of Rock Valley.

Miles will be marked, and water/aid stations will be available.

5K/10K Timing chips will be regulated by Race Place Chip Timing. 1 Mile runners will be unofficially timed.

Additional Information

Beverages and light snacks will be available to all participants after the race, courtesy of Hope Haven.

The Rock Valley Fire Department will be providing a pancake breakfast at the fire station near Bicentennial Park from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM. Free-will donations will be accepted.

We invite you to stay in town for additional Rally in the Valley activities. Visit the Rock Valley Chamber website for a complete list of events.