Steamboat Classic (Canceled)

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September 5, 2020
Start location: The Gateway Building
City/State: Peoria, IL
Start time: All Day
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The Illinois Valley Striders (IVS) announce the 47th running of the Steamboat Classic, which had already been postponed from its traditional Father’s Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend, is cancelled due to an abundance of caution related to COVID-19. The Steamboat Classic will return to Father’s Day Weekend in 2021 on Saturday, June 19.

The health of participants, volunteers, and others forced this decision. Recently, the Peoria Park District, the event’s original Sponsoring Partner, announced it was cancelling all Riverfront events through September.

“We’ve been monitoring the latest information from local and state health officials, but we can’t guarantee that it will be safe to gather a large crowd of runners and walkers in early September,” said Race Director Philip Lockwood. “Given this uncertainty, we don’t believe it is feasible to host our event this year. We know the Steamboat Classic is a tradition for our participants, volunteers, sponsors and community. Hence, we delayed making this difficult decision as long as possible. We appreciate everyone’s understanding. “

The Steamboat Classic will offer options to participants already registered for this year’s event including automatic deferral to 2021 or entry fee refunds. To request a refund, please log into your Race Roster account here: https://raceroster.com/dashboard/participants/29838 After you log in, on the right side of your entry information, click EDIT REGISTRATION.

The question regarding refund or deferral is listed there. Be sure to click SAVE & EXIT.

The 2021 Steamboat Classic will take place on Saturday, June 19, in Downtown Peoria, and will feature the 4 Mile Run/Walk and 15 Kilometer (9.3 miles) Run along with a One Mile Fun Run/Walk. The event is open to runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes of all ages, ability and fitness levels; and online registration will soon be available at www.steamboatclassic.org<http://www.steamboatclassic.org><http://www.steamboatclassic.org>

For additional questions please email Team Steamboat at steamboatclassic1@gmail.com

For more information about the race, visit steamboatclassic.org.

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