Glow the Distance Glow Run for Caner

Glow the Distance Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

Shining Light on ALL Cancers

Glow the Distance is a 2-mile family-friendly glow run/walk/bike for cancer awareness. This well-loved event is held annually in October at Peoples Bank in Rock Valley, IA and typically sees an attendance of nearly 300.

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | Peoples Bank in Rock Valley, IA

Packet Pickup – 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. @ Hegg Wellness Center
Glow Zone Opens at Peoples Bank | 6:30 P.M.
2 Mile Fun Run/Walk beginning at Peoples Bank | 7:30 P.M.

To guarantee a t-shirt, register by SEPTEMBER 28 at

All proceeds will benefit the Hegg Laboratory at Hegg Health Center.

Route & Parking Maps


Sponsored By:

  • Peoples Bank
  • Peoples Insurance
  • Hi-Way Chevrolet Buick Inc.
  • CF Promo/I29 Sports
  • Annie Groeneweg, Modern Woodmen of America
  • Sunshine Foods
  • Hegg Health Center

Want to honor a fighter, survivor or a life lost, but not forgotten?

Submit your honoree for our Digital Hope Wall below. Our HOPE wall board will be at our Glow the Distance Glow Run on October 19 as well.

Submission period has now closed as the event occurs October 19th. See you there!

Let your loved one’s light shine bright. Your honoree will be displayed on large digital hope walls in two locations – outside the Glow Zone and on the route.