Interview: 2013 Steamboat Classic one week away

By WEEK Producer

June 7, 2013 Updated Jun 7, 2013 at 11:34 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- We are just over a week away from the 2013 Steamboat Classic. Already more than 3,000 runners have registered and there's still time to sign up.

The Steamboat is regarded as the "World's Fastest Four Miles“, "Illinois Toughest 15K“ and “Peoria's Easiest 4K”. The running events are open and cater to runners and walkers of all ability levels.

Race Director Philip Lockwood joined News 25's Garry Moore with more on the annual event.

Steamboat Classic
Saturday, June 15
Downtown Peoria
4 Mile Run/Walk, 15K Run and 4K Fun Run/Walk
Entry Fee:
$35 Until June 8
$40 June 9-12
For more information visit

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