DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 19, 2023) — New this year is the Running Wild Mile.

The Running Wild Mile will be held at 4PM on Memorial Day in the Village of East Davenport. Runners will compete for $600 in cash prizes. There will be Men’s and Women’s divisions with first ($150), second ($100), and third ($50) in both divisions. We have some extra time in the schedule and thought the area’s well known and very talented running community should be given a shot on the course.

Ryan Van Buer, Running Wild owner and event sponsor/director said, “We are thrilled that the Kwik Star Criterium is offering a chance for the local running community to share in the crowd and excitement of their classic event and honored to have been invited to be a part of it.”

The Kwik Star Criterium started as the Moline Criterium in 1965 and has evolved over the years, eventually landing on Memorial Day in 1975. Since then, it has joined with other area races to form the Iowa Memorial Weekend Cycling Classic.

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