Run in the heart of the city.

Peoria's own, Main Street Mile

Designed for the family

The mile is the perfect distance for the whole family. It's long enough to give the parents a challenge but short enough for the little runner to join in.
Plus 12 and under run FREE!

Fast for the elites

This downhill mile is blazing fast for top athletes looking to fly! Elites runners can also compete for cash prizes which go to the top 3 men and women, given they've qualified.*

Race Details

The race takes place along Main Street in Peoria, Illinois on Saturday, July 9th at 7:30AM

Participants, over the age of 12, will receive a 1 Mile chip timed race, and a race specific tech t-shirt.
Kids aged 12 and under, have the option of purchasing a bib and t-shirt during checkout.
Otherwise registration for kids 12 and under is FREE.

Packet Pick-Up will take place on Friday, July 8th from 11:00AM - 6:00PM at Running Central (311 SW Water St. Peoria, IL).
Late packet pick-up will be available on race day from 6:30AM - 7:15AM in the public parking lot near the starting line.
It is located a half block west of the intersection of Main Street and Sheridan Road.

PRICING - May 15th through May 31st $22.50. June 1st through June 26th $25. June 27th through July 8th $30. Race day $35

Get $5 Off if you sign up for our Ambassador Program. LEARN MORE or SIGN UP

Parking - Please note: There is no parking at the start of the race. Parking is available downtown.
Please note that all participants are responsible to get themselves to the starting line for their respective heats.
**There are no shuttles from downtown to the starting line.**

Entertainment - Stick around in downtown following the event for the RiverFront Market! The RiverFront Market features Illinois grown produce, local meats, cheeses, fresh breads, herbs, and flowers. You'll also find a great selection of local art including jewelry, pottery, wood-turned items, candles, and much more!

Course Map


There are a total of 3 waves that will take place. They are as follows:

  • Recreational

    Starts at 7:30AM - Families, Walkers, Strollers, Dog Walkers, Mascots, etc...

  • Competitive Women

    - All women who are looking to run fast and try for a personal best.

  • Competitive Men

    - All men who are looking to run fast and try for a personal best.


The top 3 men and top 3 women in the following age groups will receive awards.

  • Age Group Awards

12 & ↓35 - 3960 - 64
13 - 1940 - 4465 - 69
20 - 2445- 4970 +
25 - 2950 - 54
30 - 3455 - 59

All waves are eligible to compete for these age group awards.

  • Cash Prizes

  • Prize money for the top three eligible* male and female finishers in their respective competitive wave.

  • 1st Place - $1,000
  • 2nd Place - $500
  • 3rd Place - $250

Eligibility - Men must be under 4:00 and Women under 4:50 to be eligible for prize money.

Past Results

Full list of all past results


Top Overall Female: Nikki Domico 5:12.46
Top Overall Male: Zachary Bowling 4:08.96

Top Overall Female: Jenny Every 4:49.80
Top Overall Male: Parker Thompson 4:08.69

Top Overall Female: Meghan Braffet 4:43.80
Top Overall Male: Jeff Schirmer 4:02.46

Top Overall Female: Shannon Leinert 4:38
Top Overall Male: Johnny Crain 3:59

Top Overall Female: Nikki Zoeller 5:03.37
Top Overall Male: Johnny Crain 3:57.01

Top Overall Female: Samantha Walkow 4:38.24
Top Overall Male: Johnny Crain 3:59.43