Feb. 28, 2019 (Davenport, Iowa) – Help celebrate Gilda’s Club’s 20th year as we join together and race to provide free support, laughter and hope to those who have been impacted by cancer in our community during the 20th annual Gilda’s Run for Laughs presented by UnityPoint Health-Trinity in the District of Rock Island on Saturday, April 27 beginning at 9am.

Registration is now open for this year’s race. New this year, participants have the option to also sign up as a fundraiser and help us meet our $20,000 goal through crowdfunding.

Registration fees are as follows:

  • 1-Mile Fun Run – $25 if registered by April 26; $30 day of race
  • 5K Run/Walk – $35 if registered by April 26; $40 day of race

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 14 to over 75 years old.  Awards will also be given for the largest family and corporate teams as well as the largest fundraising team. All finishers will receive a shoe wallet thanks to the support of OneStep Printing.

Packet pick up will be held on Friday, April 26 from 11am – 6pm at Gilda’s Club; 1234 E River Dr, Davenport. On race day, packets may be picked up beginning at 7:30 am in the Great River Plaza in The District of Rock Island.

To register for the 2019 Gilda’s Run for Laughs presented by UnityPoint Health – Trinity, visit gildasclubqc.org/run. For questions or more information contact Stevie Lorenz at stevie@gildasclubqc.org or 563-326-7504.

This event is made possible through the support from UnityPoint Health – Trinity, Modern Woodmen, WQAD and Heritage Landscape.


About Gilda’s Club Quad Cities

Free of charge, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities provides support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer.  As a Cancer Support Community affiliate, we are part of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States.  Our global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer.  Gilda’s Club is located at 1234 E. River Dr., Davenport, Iowa 52803.