St. Jude en Peoria to hold first marathon <p>The first ever Peoria marathon is taking place this Spring. As Peoria Public Radio’s Deborah OldenKamp reports the Run River City Marathon also features a marathon relay, a 25-K, and a 5-K, as well as a youth run.</p><p><br>The marathon series is May 19th, with events beginning at 7 that morning. Marathon organizer Adam White says four years ago Champaign began their marathon events.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:34:14 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 2414 at Peoria to hold first marathon