Runs, Races and Rides
Get out your running shoes because Rockford holds several races every year! Whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced runner, there is a race for you in Rockford! From the popular State Street Mile to 5k walk/runs to the Rockford Marathon, there is a level of competition for everyone.
Try your had at endurance races like Tough Mudder or the Rockford Marathon, or sprint your way to the finish during the State Street Mile, or join a walk at your own pace.
A few local Rockford organizations are experts on the regional races and even paddling adventures! Be sure to check out the Rockford Road Runners and Rocktown Adventures!
Since the (long-gone) days when it had a board track velodrome to today, Rockford has always been a cycling town. For information about routes, trails, and paths, click on any one of the following links!
Faster local rides and routes (click on "About" for a spreadsheet and MapMyRide links)