Quad City Times Bix 7 is a seven mile run held in Davenport, Iowa, USA. The Quad-City Times Bix 7 is one of the largest non-marathon prize purses in the U.S.! The greatest long distance runners in the world will be competing to win thousands of dollars in prize money. Come and try to conquer this challenging course along with over 20,000 other participants, as we “Run With The Best.”
5,000 plus volunteers that help make the Bix 7, Junior Bix and Bix at Six events the best in Iowa!
The entry fees is $40 before July 1 + $2 processing fee and $45 after June 30 + $2 processing fee. You may register in person at the Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo, located in the Davenport River Center at 136 East Third Street. Registration and packet-pick-up is from 5-9 pm on Thursday, July 23 and 9 am – 9 pm Friday, July 24. There is NO race day registration. To participate in Quad City Times Bix 7 you can register in the official website.
Course / Route Map
The USAT&F-certified seven mile course starts and finishes in Davenport. The finish line is at 3rd and Iowa Streets, where the Bix 7 Finish Line Party will be held. The course includes two severe hills, one right at the beginning. The race starts on Brady St, turns right onto Kirkwood Blvd, turns up Jersey Ridge Rd, turns right onto Middle Rd, turns right onto McClellan Blvd, to a turnaround at River Drive. The course follows back the same way, turns left onto 3rd street to the finish line. The finish line is at 3rd and Iowa Streets, where the Bix 7 Finish Line Party will be held.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
The hill is about a 7 to 9% grade, or 4 to 5 degrees, for around one third of a mile. The Run has a total ascent of 73.0 m and has a maximum elevation of 222.0 m.
Time Limits & Cutoffs
Men: John Korir (1998) 31:51
Women: Susan Chepkemei (2004) 35:24
Prize Money & Awards
The Quad-City Times Bix 7 is one of the largest non-marathon prize purses in the U.S.! Thousands in cash and automobiles will be awarded. Same prize structure for both men and women: 1st – $12,500 Cash
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
- All the finishers will be given the Official Quad-City Times Bix 7 Race Shirt and Free Commemorative Poster.
Water Stops & Refreshments
- Water is available at seven stations along the course.
- Showers are available at the Davenport Family Y, 606 W. 2nd St.
- Towels provided at a cost of $5.00.
Expected Race Day Weather
- The temperature typically varies from 28 °C to 17 °C and the mean temperature is 16 °C.