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2017 Starved Rock to Peoria Run, Sunday Oct 8

BigAbe75

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I would like to do this again. :)

Actually, @buckbuck is there anywhere on the river to slip overnight near the starting point? Since I’m coming from the south, I’d be tempted to launch in Peoria on Saturday and run up that afternoon, and come down with the group on Sunday morning and depart after lunch.
 

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It may be saturday or sunday.
I would like to do this again. :)

Actually, @buckbuck is there anywhere on the river to slip overnight near the starting point? Since I’m coming from the south, I’d be tempted to launch in Peoria on Saturday and run up that afternoon, and come down with the group on Sunday morning and depart after lunch.
I believe it just has worked better on sundays.
This will probably be planned right after shelbyville.
 

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I would like to do this again. :)

Actually, @buckbuck is there anywhere on the river to slip overnight near the starting point? Since I’m coming from the south, I’d be tempted to launch in Peoria on Saturday and run up that afternoon, and come down with the group on Sunday morning and depart after lunch.
Peoria doesn't have slips and while there are a few docks along the way peoria and one other place i know of have fuel but that's it. There is no fuel and sometimes no docks at starved rock.
 

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We will definitely plan this trip right after Shelbyville.
 

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I would like to do this again. :)

Actually, @buckbuck is there anywhere on the river to slip overnight near the starting point? Since I’m coming from the south, I’d be tempted to launch in Peoria on Saturday and run up that afternoon, and come down with the group on Sunday morning and depart after lunch.
I have over night slipped at Starved Rock Marina

Starved Rock Marina
1130 N 27th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-4218
https://goo.gl/maps/UrojQtsK8Zv
 

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Peru, Spring Valley, Henry and several places in Peoria will have Fuel.

Staying at Starve Rock puts the Dam in play and it can hold you up for a long time. Spring valley boat club has docks for overnight stays. South shore boat club may have some docks in Peru. Peru also has hotels and Uber.

Peoria is still limited on places to eat at on Sundays.
 

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I would like to do this again. :)

Actually, @buckbuck is there anywhere on the river to slip overnight near the starting point? Since I’m coming from the south, I’d be tempted to launch in Peoria on Saturday and run up that afternoon, and come down with the group on Sunday morning and depart after lunch.
If I make it I may join you as I will coming from Dallas
 

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Is there anyone that knows if there are places to eat in peoria near the docks?
I had heard some places closed. Just wondering whats left!
 

BigAbe75

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Is a date set yet?
Hoping to attend as well, once someone sets a date. :)

Might leave the kids at home this time. It was a long ride for them. All 3 fell asleep on the way back after lunch last year.
 

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How about October 7, 2018 for the Peoria Run? Assuming all are good with that, I will start making reservations, etc.
 

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How about October 7, 2018 for the Peoria Run? Assuming all are good with that, I will start making reservations, etc.
That’s good for us. We have soccer Sat morning, but Sunday is good. (2 adult, 3 kid)
 

Speedling

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How about October 7, 2018 for the Peoria Run? Assuming all are good with that, I will start making reservations, etc.
I have a wedding in Florida.
Don't plan around us though! We are busy most weekends it seems in october.
 
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