Folepi River Trail Classic - 31st Annual

in United States at East Peoria River Trail of Illinois

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The River Trail Classic is an in-person race with a group start this year, Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 9:00 am. If the State of Illinois reverses from the current Phase 5 in re-opening, the race will commence as 2020 with a drive through packet pickup and an open starting line from 8:00 to 9:00 am.


The course is a scenic, mostly downhill, point to point 4 mile run on the East Peoria River Trail of Illinois.

Transportation is provided from the Fondulac Park District Administration Center, 201 Veterans Drive, East Peoria, IL. to the starting line on Frevent Road from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. Runners may drive to the starting line although no transportation is provided to the starting line after the race. Restrooms in a warm building will be available for use at the starting line. A sag wagon for warm-up clothes will be available also.

Walk starts at the intersection of Matheny Road and the River Trail. Walkers will begin walking when unloaded. Walkers bus will leave the park district administration building at 8:15am.

No dogs allowed on course

Entry Fee

$40 pre-registration fee received by October 18, will include correct size, 1/2 zip, long sleeved with thumb holes and back zippered pocket technical running shirt.

Shirt are available after October 18th, although sizes are not guaranteed We do try to do our best to get you the correct size. Limited availability of shirts on race day.

$25 for run or walk only, no shirt.

Entry fee non-refundable.

Pre-registration and race day registration

Pre-register online at or by phone by calling EastSide Center at 309-698-5437 until midnight on Thursday, November 25th. Registration forms will be available at the East Peoria City Hall, 401 W. Washington Street, Fondulac Administration Building, 201 Veterans Drive and Eastside Center, 1 Eastside Drive. For a downloadable entry form visit Please have mailed entry forms post marked by Monday, November 22, 2021.

Registration will be available at packet pick up on Friday, November 26th from 4 to 6 pm and on race day Saturday, November 27th from 7 until 8:15am.

Packet Pickup

Hours for packet pick up will be from 4 to 6 pm on Friday, November 26th and 7 to 8:15 am on Saturday, November 27th at the Fondulac Park District Administration Center, 201 Veterans Drive, East Peoria, IL.

Results, awards and Age division

Awards for the top three overall male and female finishers and the top three male and female finishers in each 5 year age divisions of the 4-mile run. No awards in the 2-mile walk. Awards will be presented at the post race party.

Age divisions: 10 and younger, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Results will be available online at after all runners have finished the race. Please do not check results before race has completed

Post Race Party

Mickie’s at 1051 E. Washington, East Peoria, IL will have pizza ready for all runners and their supporters and beer to those 21 years of age or older starting at 9:45 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.


Please contact Jim McIntyre at 309-253-2420.


For event-related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.

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