Iowa American Water Bix @ 6
The Iowa American Water Bix @ 6 training runs start at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, June 24, July 1 and 8. If you have registered for the Quad-City Times Bix 7, Prairie Farms Quick Bix or Arconic Jr Bix, join the hundreds that train every Thursday on a safe and secure course. It’s a Bix tradition!
Special note: Participants who register online the day of, in-person at or volunteers for one of the training runs, receive a special “Bix at 6” t-shirt FREE. The start line is at the intersection of 4th and LeClaire Streets. Parking is in the Quad-City Times parking lot. Social-distancing guidelines will be followed, keeping a 3’ distance from other participants. Unvaccinated participants are asked to wear a mask before you cross the start line and after you cross the finish line.
**New this year for registered participants** WARM UP AT YOUR Bittner YMCA. Join your Bix Buddies on the beautiful River Deck of the new Bittner YMCA overlooking the start/finish line of the Iowa American Water Bix@6 training run. 5-5:45 pm, for registered runners & walkers of the Bix 7, Quick Bix and Jr Bix. Click here for more information.
To volunteer contact Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elite Runner Registration
Runners expecting to be seeded in the fastest group may apply here. Written verification (i.e. copy of printed race results or finish certificate from past year) must be emailed to email@example.com showing a 33:00 minute/men or a 38:00 minute/women, finish time for a 10,000 meter race. Entries are subject to approval by race officials. Those not meeting requirements will be placed in the appropriate corral.
Free Military Registration
In appreciation for your service, active duty military and active duty reserve forces receive FREE race entry, courtesy of the Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf. Enter military ID when registering. Proof of military ID must be present at time of packet pickup.
In-person participants may pick up their bibs and race shirts at the Running Wild Sports & Fitness Expo. Virtual race participants will receive their items by mail.
Quad-City Times Bix 7 & Prairie Farms Quick Bix participants will receive: Official race shirt, commemorative poster, yearly award pin for 2, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45th time participants, publication of name and official finish time in the Quad-City Times, admission to Walmart’s Greatest Post Race Party & 4 FREE Bix at 6 training runs for registered runners.
Arconic Jr Bix participants will receive: Official race shirt, Victory Medal, Name printed in the Quad-City Times, admission to Family Block Post Race Party where parents are invited, too!
As acknowledged in the registration waiver, there are no race refunds.
Switch Race Categories
Participants may switch race categories (In-person to Virtual or Virtual to In-person) without a fee an unlimited amount of times through 11:59 on June 30, 2021. This may be done through the participant account and/or with the assist of firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be a $10 fee charged for race category changes after June 30.
Switch Race Corrals
Participants may switch race corrals (faster to slower or slower to faster) without a fee an unlimited amount of times. This may be done through the participant account and/or with the assist of email@example.com. If a race category is changed, participant must report to the SOLUTIONS TABLE at the Running Wild Sports & Fitness Expo to receive the proper corral sticker.
- Men 49:00 & under | Women 55:00 & under
- Men 49:01-60:00 | Women 55:01 – 70:00
- Men 60:01 – 91:00 | Women 70:01 – 91:00
- Walker 91:01 – 180:00 | 91:01 – 180:00
The safety of our participants, volunteers, spectators, and community members is our top priority. If local, city, state, and public health officials deem it unsafe to hold an in-person race, registered participants will have two choices. Transfer to the 2021 Virtual race or defer to the 2022 race category that they are currently registered in. As acknowledged in the registration waiver, there are no race refunds.
Running Wild Sports & Fitness Expo
The Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo is an eagerly anticipated event, attracting over 50,000 runners, walkers, volunteers, families and friends to downtown Davenport, Iowa, every July. This 2-day show features vendors from the health, wellness and fitness industry, including running apparel and gear, nutritional products and injury prevention. Featuring free admission and packet pick-up, this is the place to showcase your business.
Contact Expo Director Laurie McGrath today – Bix7Expo@gmail.com
- Location: RiverCenter South Hall at 136 East Third Street, Davenport, IA
- Free Admission: Open to the public
- Directions and Parking: For directions and parking information, please visit the RiverCenter website
- Note: There will be limited packet pick up the morning of the race from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m..
- No late registration available on Saturday morning
When you pick up your race packet, please check that your bib has your correct name, sex, age and ChronoTrack Timing D-Tag number. Proceed to the solutions table if any of the information is incorrect. ChampionChip Timing will NOT be used for our event. If you wear your ChampionChip timing chip your race time will not be recorded.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Due to the nature of this type of event, no refunds will be made if for some reason the event would be canceled. For the safety of all participants, wheeled vehicles are NOT allowed (e.g., baby strollers, roller blades, bicycles, etc.). Wheelchair participants are allowed to compete.
- Active Network
- Active Pacific
- Athletico Physical Therapy
- Bath Fitters
- Bondi Band
- Buick GMC
- Cornbelt Running Club
- Des Moines Marathon
- Dirty Bird
- ESPN Radio
- Genesis Health System
- ID Life
- Institute of Therapeutic Massage
- KWQC Women’s Fair
- Lagomarcino Coco Beano 5K
- Lundgren Chiropractic
- National Running Center
- Palmer Chiropractic College
- Profile by Sanford
- QC FindNow
- Quad Cities Marathon
- QC River Bandits
- QC Storm
- Quad-City Times
- Real Time Pain Relief
- Renewal by Andersen
- Running Wild
- Sam’s Club
- Scott County YMCA
- Sleep Number
Rules & Safety
Due to the large number of participants in this year’s race, for everyone’s safety and for insurance concerns, it is necessary to prohibit the following:
- No Backpacks / Bags*
- No Strollers*
- No Bikes*
- No Roller Blades*
- No Roller Skates*
- No Wheeled Vehicles*
- No Dogs*
*Police and volunteers are instructed to remove from the race anyone attempting to participate using any of the items listed.
- 5th St. and Brady St. (West side of Brady)
- Kirkwood Blvd. and Brady St. (West side of Brady)
- Kirkwood Blvd. and Belle Ave. (green space in the Village of East Davenport)
- 3rd St. and Pershing Ave.
Wheelchairs are allowed.