At 8 a.m., be sure to participate or watch as over 20,000 competitors participate in the annual Quad-City Times Bix 7 Run/Walk - one of the top ten running events in the United States.
Covering seven miles and offering $54,000 in prize money, this race weaves through downtown Davenport and surrounding neighborhoods, adding an element of excitement and athletics to this famous weekend of fesitvals in the Quad Cities.
Elite runners from around the world fly in to compete in this world-renowned event hoping to win cash prizes and two cars offered to the winner of both the men's and women's division. A two-mile QuickBix is available for people who don't want to go for seven miles.
Not to be left out, over 5,000 kids ages 12 and under will run in Alcoa's Jr. Bix on Friday, July 26th at 6 p.m. the evening before the Bix 7 Run/Walk. In addition, the Brady Street Sprint gives qualified participants the opportunity to sprint up the infamous, and very steep, Brady Street hill for a chance at cash prizes. The Bix 7 Run/Walk begins at the bottom of Brady Street in downtown Davenport. For more info and to register for the race visit the Bix7 website at www.bix7.com