Gilda’s Run for Laughs

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Presents the Gilda’s Run for Laughs

2018 Date TBA SOON! | The District of Rock Island

One Mile Fun Run 8:00 am | 5K Run/Walk 8:30 am

Click here to see photos from the 2017 Gilda’s Run for Laughs.

Join us for this years 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run in The District of Rock Island.  Check back as we will be announcing the 2018 date soon!

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This an event your entire family can come out and enjoy.

Registration Fees:

  • $15 (Ages 12 and under) if registered by early registration date
  • $25 (Ages 13 and above) if registered by early registration date
  • $20 (Ages 12 and under) if registered by early registration date
  • $30 (Ages 13 and above) if registered by early registration dateThree women and a man standing under and orange tent with donuts, bananas and coffee


(Registrations received after early registration will not be guaranteed a race shirt).  Registration fees are non-refundable and includes a t-shirt, post race refreshments and entertainment.


Packet Pickup: TBA

Sleep In: Not sure you want to run or walk but want to support our cause and receive our awesome race shirt?  Register for the Sleep In option.  All Sleep In registrations need to be in by early registration date.

Awards: Custom awards will be given in the 5K for the overall men’s and women’s champions, overall men’s and women’s survivor champions and for 5-year age groups in both men’s and women’s divisions from under 10 to over 70 years old.  Awards will also be given for the largest family and corporate teams so get your friends, co-workers, and family together and create a team.  All kids 12 and under that complete the 1 Mile Fun Run will receive a participation ribbon.

Get Registered:  Online registration will be coming soon

Race Route: Click here to view the course map of this years race route.

Volunteer: Interested in volunteering for this event.  Click the button below to sign up on line.Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on

Our 2017 event was made possible, thanks to our sponsors:

UnityPoint Health Trinity Logo Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Logo          WQAD 8 Logo           Ascentra Credit Union Logo     Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. logo       The District logo      River Cities' Reader logo

Iowa Cancer Specialists logo

Interested in being a sponsor for this event? Please contact Joy McMeekan, Development Director, at or 563-326-7504 for more information.

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