Event Details

Check out what's happening along the byway! Let us know if you have an event and would like to have it posted.



   Submit an Event
   

Beat Beethoven 5K

09/15/18 - 09/15/18    

Wavering/Moorman Park
1200 N 36th St
Quincy, IL

The Beat Beethoven 5k happening on Saturday, September 15 at 8 am! It’s a short but amazing run/walk in Wavering Park. It’s $30 for single and $90 for family of 4 residing at the same address. You can receive a free t-shirt if you register before September 1st. Runners: Can you Beat Beethoven? At 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Quincy, IL, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony will begin. Can you complete the 5K before the Symphony is finished??? That’s 28 minutes and 39 seconds! Runners will be professionally chip-timed, with Medals for Men’s & Women’s 1st 2nd and 3rd Place, plus all runners who Beat Beethoven’s time will receive a medal! Walkers, come enjoy the beautiful fall morning and walk for a wonderful cause: Helping to bring Music to the Lives of our Children. Join a team if you like: Do you (or did you) play an instrument? Join the Orchestra’s team!… A fan of singing? Join one of the Chorus’s teams in honor of alto Mary Ellen Stiegemeier or in memory of bass Robert Bedell. Join Peg Holzgrafe’s Team walking/running in memory of Mary Ann Middendorf…or make a team of your own and encourage as many of your friends to participate as possible. The goal of these fun teams is to have the most members! BB is a fundraiser for youth music education in the tri-state area as you are aware. ?? We support the QSOA Youth Chorus and Orchestra, give five $500 Summer Camp Scholarships to QHS, QND and area students selected by their directors, support the Young Artist Competition and Concert, donate cash bi-annually to QHS and QND for music events and we were honored to assist with the installation of the new audio visual equipment at Morrison Theatre this Spring.

Admission: Admission Fee


< Return to the Previous Page


Illinois Illinois Bicentennial DiscoverAmerica.com America's Byways
Events Calendar