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Rock River Run 2014

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

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Rivers Bend Campground
Rock Valley, Iowa

8:00 AM - 10K Begins
8:15 AM - 5K Begins
8:25 AM - 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.

Download the 2014 Rock River Run Brochure

5K/10K Run

$25 per participant if registered before August 1.
$30 per participant if registered on or after August 1.

1 Mile Run

$20 per participant


Mail your registration form (found in 2014 Rock River Run brochure) in by August 8 or register online by August 14.

Registering online is quick and convenient. Visit our page here. Be sure to choose which race you want to enroll in.

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

Friday, August 15, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday, August 16, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Runners who register on race day can participate, but are not guarenteed to be timed through Race Place Chip Timing and are not guaranteed a long-sleeved shirt (No extra Dri-Fit Shirts will be ordered) on race day.

Age Divisions - Both Men and Women
1 Mile
13 & Under 19 & Under
14 - 19 20-39
20-29 40 & Over
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 & Over

All participants will receive a long-sleeved shirt featuring the Rock River Run logo. For $6.00 more, partipants may choose a dri-fit long-sleeved shirt.


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.

1 Mile Route
5K Route
10K Route

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

Timing chips will be regulated by Race Place Chip Timing. All registered participants will be timed.

Additional Information

Beverages amd 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.