Monday, May 27, 2024 • Bettendorf, IA
Welcome to the fourth (4th) annual Quad Cities Running Festival, comprising a half marathon, 7 miler, and 5k, as well as a kids half mile for those competing with the entire family!
Scenic Views. Featuring bridges and spectacular views of Bettendorf, the Mississippi River, and more, the Quad Cities Half Marathon course is as scenic as they come, with entertainment and support throughout.
Starting at the TBK Sports Complex, the Quad Cities Half Marathon Course is an out-and-back looping course starting and finishing at the TBK Sports Complex. While there is no official time limit, it’s asked to aim for a 4-hour maximum cut-off time.
Runners will begin in Bettendorf and journey through the Village of East Davenport, the downtown district, the Mississippi River, and more, all to end back where it started at the TBK Sports Complex in Bettendorf, IA.
Regarding registration, all registrants will gain access to the Dig Bar and Grill for the post race party where the first beer is FREE! In addition, all registrants will receive an official chip time, an event tee, specialty cookies complimentary at the finish line, and of course, a unique finisher’s medal!
Along with post-race awards, the post-race party will be accompanied by live DJs, beach games, family and kid games, and more; a great opportunity to have fun with the entire family,
Race Weather & Climate
On May 27th in Bettendorf, Iowa, the average high temperature typically ranges from 75 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature falls between 55 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The average rainfall for Bettendorf annually is around 36 inches, which is considered moderately high compared to the state’s overall precipitation levels. Bettendorf is located in eastern Iowa, along the Mississippi River, making it part of the Quad Cities metropolitan area and situated near the border with Illinois.
Quad Cities Running Festival Half Marathon Race Results
Quad Cities Running Festival Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Quad Cities Running Festival Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM (Central).
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Quad Cities Running Festival Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $65.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $35.00 fee for the 5k run/walk.
- There is a $25.00 fee for the kids half mile.