During the River District 12 you will want to pay attention to a number of different things to make sure that your ride is a comfortable one. Food, water, rest and rejuvenation.


Local Food

Food Trucks at the Rockford City Market


District Bar and Grill

Sisters Cafe

Sisters Thai Cafe

Taco Bettys

Jimmy Johns

Carlyle Brewery


Capital House

Rockford Roasting Company

Prairie Street Brewing Company

The Irish Rose




The locations along the course that are listed below will have fresh, cool water in jugs outside of their establishments. They will ensure that they are full during their hours of operation.

Start/Finish Line

Mary's Place

Rest and Rejuvenation

Ingersoll Centennial Park has been a great place for teams and solos to Base Camp and a fabulous space for spectators to watch the event. Feel free to bring a tent and chairs if you have a team or others to watch them while you are out on the course.