Great River Road Run

Great River Road Run



Welcome to the official Great River Road Run website.

Hamilton Illinois to Nauvoo Illinois

One of the most scenic sports races in America!

NEXT year's event will occur on October 10,

 2015 at 8:00am. 


1/2 Marathon Walk/Run5K Walk/Run, 10K Walk/Run, 13.1 and 55 Mile Bike Ride

Next year will be our 4th ANNUAL race. If you participated this year and have ideas that you would like to share so that we can make our run/walk/ride even better, please send your thoughts via email to

We offer a ½ marathon walk/run, 5K walk / run and new this year a 10K walk / run as well as a 13.1 and 55 mile bike ride.  The race begins in Hamilton, Illinois, travels along the mighty Mississippi and ends in Nauvoo, Illinois at the state park. The Great River Road Run is one of the most scenic sport races in America and the proceeds benefit the Hancock County, Illinois Food Pantries.

1/2 Marathon Run/Walkers at the starting line! 2014 GRRR

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