When you think of baseball, you probably don’t think of running, and when you think of running, you probably don’t think of baseball – but maybe you should! Running can help your baseball skills and vice versa. Whether you’re just starting to play, are already on the team, or just a fan of watching baseball...this is the 5k for you.

The Quad Cities River Bandits are holding their annual  "Race to Home" 5k and Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, August 21st, 2021!  This is just one of the ways the Bandits raise money throughout the year for their scholarship program.

According to the Quad Cities River Bandits Facebook page:

The Quad Cities River Bandits annual "Race to Home" 5k and Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, August 21st, 2021! This unique race benefiting our Bandit Scholars program provides fun and fitness for the whole family!
Packet Pick Up on 8/20 and 8/21! Raffles, food, and drink will be available in the party plaza post-race to celebrate!
Registration can be found here:
5K Run/Walk at 9:00 AM
» $30.00 Registration (with t-shirt) (through 8/19 at 11:59 PM)
5K Run/Walk Registration
Fun Run (Ages 12 and Under) at 10:00 AM
The start of the Fun Run is dependent on when majority of 5k runners have completed the race!
» $20.00 Registration (with t-shirt) (through 8/19 at 11:59 PM)
There are many reasons runners enjoy baseball, not least of which is that both sports involve a similar amount of running. Some professional runners are even playing pick-up games between races to keep their skills sharp. But there’s more to it than that. Running and baseball have a lot in common—and it goes deeper than physical fitness.

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