Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 22

9 AM to 6 PM: Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo

iWireless Center located at 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265.
This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

  • 40+ Booths featuring health and fitness products and information.
  • Official race merchandise sales.
  • Race Registration for  Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 5K, 1 Mile Run & Walk, Pump N' Run.
  • Race Registration for Happy Joe's Micromarathon Kids Races. Choose your distance: 1/4, 1/2 or 1 Mile Fun Run
  • Packet Pick-Up
  • Speakers throughout the day, check schedule below

10 AM to 5 PM: Body Dnynamics Pump N' Run for the 5K, half and full marathons on Sunday, September 23rd.

Bench and curl a percentage of your body weight at the Expo to earn a reduction in your race day run-time. This registration is a separate fee from the race fee. 

8 AM (tentative): Morning Shake-Out Run. Location: in front of iWireless Center. 

Come run with running greats like Frank Shorter and Chuck Engle. Run at your pace and enjoy this casual shake-out run. Light refreshments to follow. 

11 AMRudy's Tacos 1 Mile Run & Walk for Prostate Cancer.

Come support awareness and education efforts for Prostate Cancer with this competitive one mile run and walk. An optional commemorative race bib will be available at the Expo at the Greater QC Prostate Cancer Support Group booth for participants to add the name of the person they are honoring.

11:30 AM: Bus Tours of Marathon Course

Tour by MetroLINK departing at 11:30 a.m. This tour will follow the Marathon course as closely as possible. Departing from the iWireless parking lot. Anyone 16 years old and older is required to have personal identification for access on to the Rock Island Arsenal.

1:00 PM: Presentation by Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist, Frank Shorter

1:30 PM Happy Joe's Kids Micromarathon

These non-competitive events are designed for fun and fitness. Open to children of all ages and abilities. The event includes jump houses, balloons, face painting and best of all... Happy Joe's Pizza! Tee shirts and goodie bags and a finishers medal  to all finishers.

3:00 PM: Presentation by Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist, Frank Shorter

3:30 PM: Runner's Session with Race Director, Joe Moreno

Featuring course talks reviewing the ins and outs of the Quad Cities Marathon course and appearances by special speakers. Pace Group leaders discussing how a pace group can help you get to the finish line in your goal time.

**BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE QUAD CITIES MARATHON APP FROM ITUNES OR GOOGLE PLAY FOR ALL THE UP-TO-DATE INFO AND TO TRACK RUNNERS**

Sunday, September 23

7:00 AM- Race Start Time

The Quad Cities Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, and 5K begin promptly at 7:00 a.m. in downtown Moline, IL. A post race party with chiropractic care, massages, music, food, drinks, a PR Bell, and more await the runners at the finish. 

Awards Ceremonies located at the tent right of the stage area:

  • 5k at 9:30 AM
  • Half, Marathon, Relay at 11:30 AM