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Quad Cities Marathon Guest Bartenders at Crawford Brew Works in Bettendorf, IA. Benefiting Shoes for QC Kids.


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2022 Quad Cities Marathon Photography Team

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2022 Quad Cities Marathon Photography Team: Mark Stegmaier, Leanne Wildermuth, Mark VandeWiele, Larry Engstrom, Darrell Terronez, Phil Cunningham, Erling Larson, JR Howell, Tom Moye, Don Henderson, and Josh Wilhelm. Not Pictured Ryan Gaines.

We have a great team to capture the 2022 Quad Cities Marathon in photographs. In alphabetical order we have:

Phil Cunningham
This is Phil's first year capturing the Quad Cities Marathon as a member of the "official" team. However he has quite the experience as a professional photographer over the past 4 decades and he has captured this event in the past for Hola America. Phil will be capturing the start from ground level and will help with capturing runners at the finish line.

Larry Engstrom
This is Larry's 5th year capturing the Quad Cities Marathon as part of the official team. I'm sure he has done a few more before 2018 as well. Larry has also captured many of UTHS running events over the years and will be capturing lots of the weekend's festivities except for the 1 mile run on Saturday, when he
Ll be participating.

Ryan Gaines
Ryan is a sports photographer that will be capturing images on the Rock Island Arsenal … a location we've neglected in the past, in part due to the government restrictions of photography on the island. This is Ryan's first year on our team.

Don Henderson
This is Don's 6th year as a member of the Quad Cities Marathon Photography Team. Don typically shoots along Ben Butterworth Parkway and historically did photos "The Wall" when it was located there.


JR Howell
I've been shooting the Quad Cities Marathon since 2012 and have had the honor of leading the photography team since 2016. I typically shoot at the Start Finish Line, but I also set up videos of the Start, Finishes, and some Drone Video and still shots of runners on the I74 bridge and other areas. I also handle most of the other shooting assignments outside of race weekend.

Erling Larson
This is Erling Larson's 5th year shooting the Quad Cities Marathon as part of the Photography Team. He started in 2017 and missed the COVID year 2020. Erling typically shoots the start from the overpass at the Moline viaduct to the Arsenal and the Finish line. He also shoots events on Saturday of race weekend.

Tom Moye
This is Tom's second year shooting the Quad Cities Marathon after shooting in 2019. Tom plans to shoot around Lindsey Park in Davenport this year,.

Mark Stegmaier
Mark is a long standing member of the Quad Cities running community and this will be his 4th year shooting the Quad Cities Marathon as part of the official team.

Darrell Terronez
This is Darrell's fifth year shooting for our Quad Cities Marathon Team. For some reason we always seem to get his name misspelled … I should have it right this time. ;-)

Mark VandeWiele
Mark is a retired judge that took up photography in his retirement. I found him shooting the UTHS Panther Pant and convinced him to join our team this year. He'll be capturing images as the runners cross the new I74 bridge.

Leanne Wildermuth
This is Leanne's sixth year shooting for our Quad Cities Marathon Team. She specializes is runners "jumping" for their pictures. I'm not sure if it's joy or delusion … she has historically done photos around John O'Donnell Stadium (Modern Woodmen Park) and will be shooting around the Centennial Bridge this year.

Josh Wilhelm
Josh has been part of our team for three years shooting the Quad Cities Marathon working around his participation in the races himself. While he won't be here for the weekend events this year, he did capture some photos at our kickoff party.

We plan to have thousands of photos of participants and the events surrounding the Quad Cities Marathon weekend. I hope we capture everyone that participates. These will be available sometime the week following the race as free digital downloads and will be searchable by Bib Number.

We have a great team to capture a great event.

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2022 Quad CIties Marathon Photos

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It's the 25th Running of the Quad Cities Marathon! The Silver Anniversary for a great event. This year the course is slightly different and includes a leg over the new I74 Bridge.

Meet our Photograhy Team.
Our photographic team captured some great photos. Check them out below. Feel free to download digital copies and use them for your personal use,

Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference

Quad Cities Marathon Committee leads an army of over 1,000 dedicated volunteers.

Kick Off Party. Photos by Josh Wilhelm.

Witty's Wine Down (2nd Annual) was a very successful women's-focused evening ahead of Illinois' (and Iowa's, for what it's worth) Best Marathon! There was wine, music, gifts, charcuterie, a lululemon trunk sale, and a sizeable donation to two incredible causes. Dress was cocktail attire and running sneakers because WHY. NOT! The event raised close to $4000 for Shoes for QC Kids and $1500 for the Pleasant Valley Foundation in memory of Ian Kaffenberger.

Race Weekend (24/25 September) Photos below.
Feel free to BROWSE the Highlights galleries. Lots of photos in the other Galleries … it's best to just Search these with your Bib Number.


Weekend Events (Search all weekend photos by Bib Number)



  • Race Day Videos
    • Then and Now - A look back at the 1st Annual Quad Cities Marathon and some highlights from this year's 25th running of the Quad Cities Marathon.
    • Fitz Koehler Highlight Reel
    • More coming soon …
    • TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon and 1/2 Marathon Start
    • Palmer 5k Start
    • Men's 1/2 Marathon Finish
    • Women's 1/2 Marathon Finish
    • Men's Marathon Finish
    • Women's Marathon Finish

Post Race Party at Bally's Hotel & Casino.

QCM Guest Bartending - Crawford Brew Works, 10 October 2022.

Quad Cities Marathon Awards at Necker's Jewelers


A few words about pricing


I hope you heard the announcers on race day say that all our our Quad Cities Marathon Photography Team photos are FREE! Yes. FREE!

When you find any photos you like, click on the download icon (down arrow) to receive a high resolution digital copy for your use. If you'd like a print, feel free to take that digital file to your favorite image processor to have a print made with our blessing.

You'll notice a BUY button on the images. This is just for your convenience. You can order (and will have to pay for) a high quality print that would be printed by Bay Photo and shipped to your door. Feel free to use this option for your convenience only and by all means do not feel obligated to buy anything.

All of our photographers are Quad Cities Marathon Volunteers and are here to support this great event!

Don't see your picture?
We attempt to get some photos of every participant. Sometimes that's just not possible, but we don't give up yet. I don't upload every single photo taken. If you can't find a photo using the search capabilities above, drop me a note with your Bib Number and I'll search our vast library and see what I can turn up.
JR@HowellPhotographicArts.com



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Illinois Hometown Awards

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Illinois Hometown Awards.


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2021 Quad Cities Marathon

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It's great to have the Quad Cities Marathon back in 2021. And this is the last year for the old, iconic, I74 Suspension Bridge.

Our photographic team captured some great photos. Check them out below.

Governor's Hometown Awards Presentation

Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference

I74 Bridge Promo Videos

Quad Cities Marathon Committee leads an army of over 1,000 dedicated volunteers.

Witty's Wine Down

Race Weekend Photos (More than 20,000 photos to search)
This link takes you to a folder of all photos for the weekend. Go here if you want to SEARCH for photos by Bib Number.

Weekend Highlights



Quad Cities Marathon Corporate Challenge Awards at Necker's Jewelers



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2020 Quad Cities Marathon - Virtual

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It was pretty dark when things started at 6AM Saturday!

The 2020 Quad Cities Marathon was a Virtual event this year. We did have a few runners show up to do their virtual runs on Saturday and Sunday though.

Our photographic team captured some great photos. Check them out below.


Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference


Race Weekend Photos
This link takes you to a folder of all photos for the weekend.

Saturday


Sunday


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2019 Quad Cities Marathon Race Weekend Photos

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Race Weekend Photos
This link takes you to a folder of all photos for the weekend where you can search for photos by runner bib number!

Saturday Marathon Events (Highlights)

Sunday Marathon Races (Highlights)

Sunday Marathon Race Video by Danny Ormiston

TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon Race Start (Video)

Quad Cities Marathon Palmer 5k Race Start (Video)


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2019 Quad Cities Marathon

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Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference

Quad Cities Marathon Committee

All Police Department Meeting

VIP Dinner

Kick Off Party


Race Weekend Photos
This link takes you to a folder of all photos for the weekend where you can search for photos by runner bib number!

Saturday Marathon Events (Highlights)

Sunday Marathon Races (Highlights)

Sunday Marathon Race Video by Danny Ormiston


TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon Race Start (Video)

Quad Cities Marathon Palmer 5k Race Start (Video)

Post Race Wrap Up Meeting

Necker's Jewelers Awards


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Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference

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Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference at Crawfords Brew Works, Bettendorf, IA.

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Quad Cities Marathon Running USA Conference



The 2019 Running USA Conference will be held February 2019 in Puerto Rico. I put together some 2018 Quad Cities Marathon material for the event. Click the photo above for a 2 minute video or here for a set of photos and video clips.

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Quad Cities Marathon Open House

Quad Cities Marathon Board of Directors

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Quad Cities Marathon Merchandise available at the Open House on 5 and 8 December.

Quad Cities Marathon Professions - Teacher

Quad Cities Marathon Professions - Realtor

Quad Cities Marathon Professions - Farmer

I74 Bridge Update Press Conference

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2018 Quad Cities Marathon



Quad Cities Marathon Press Conference

I74 Bridge Update Press Conference

Quad Cities Marathon Professions

All Police Department Meeting

Kick Off Party

VIP Reception

Quad Cities Marathon Committee

Saturday Marathon Events


Sunday Marathon Races

Post Race Wrap Up Meeting

Necker's Jewelers Awards

Quad Cities Marathon Merch

Quad Cities Marathon Board of Directors

Quad Cities Marathon Open House

2018 Highlights for the 2019 RunningUSA Conference

2016 Quad Cities Marathon

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2016 Quad Cities Marathon



2016 Calendar

Press Conference

Pump N Run

Committee

Kick Off Party

VIP Reception

Saturday Marathon Events

Sunday Marathon Races

Necker's Jewelers Awards

Highlights for the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference

Quad Cities Marathon Awards

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QCM Press Conference

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Runners Park Bench Dedication

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2017 Quad Cities Marathon

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2017 Quad Cities Marathon



Press Conference

Committee (Photos by Leanne Widermuth)

Kick Off Party

VIP Reception

Quad Cities Landmarks

Saturday Marathon Events


Sunday Marathon Races

Post Race Meeting

Necker's Jewelers Awards


Highlights for 2018 Running USA Conference

Joe Moreno Headshots

Quad Cities Marathon Committee

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QC Marathon Press Conference

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2015 Quad Cities Marathon

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2014 Quad Cities Marathon

20140928-QCMarathonIt was a beautiful day for the annual Quad City Marathon. I always enjoy shooting this event as it is such an accomplishment for everyone that finishes. Thanks go out to Ken Arevalo for including me on the photographer team. I shot some pictures of the start, went to downtown rock island to shoot a few with the Centennial Bridge in the background, then back to the finish line for the leaders and the rest. Here are a couple hundred of my “picks” of the day.

2013 Quad Cities Marathon

edgeI had the opportunity to shoot the Quad City Marathon again this year. It was a blast! The theme that I’d say was predominant this year was “EMOTIONAL”! I spent a lot of time at the finish line shooting finishers. The Relay Teams were excited and full of energy. The marathoners were different. A number came in completely spent and exhausted. Some had some left and had a kick to the end. The thing that got to me the most was the emotion of the first time marathoners when they came across the finish line. After all, they’ve been training for this moment for most of a year and a number of them just broke down. It was really touching and I really felt proud for every one of them. It’s so great to be close to the action. I tried to capture a little of it in photos.

2012 Quad Cities Marathon

edgeThe Quad Cities Marathon started at 7:30 AM this morning and 2 hours and 19 minutes later the winner crosses the finish line. More photos later …

That’s how I started off the blog entry this morning …

After hanging out at the finish line watching all the marathoners, 1/2 marathons, and relay teams come in … I discovered that the story today isn’t about the winner, the women’s winner, or even the finishers. Today’s story is really about Joe Moreno. I haven’t been around this event much before, but I had a blast today. There is just a whole lot of energy and feeling of accomplishment here. And the energy seems to flow from Race Director, Joe Moreno. This photo shows him congratulating and cheering on the women’s winner. He did this for every single finisher … and he seemed to know everyone by name. Every finisher got a personal “high five” and “great job” from Joe. You can tell he just has great passion for this event and is really, really enjoying himself today.

Great event Joe! Thank YOU for all of your passion, energy, and hard work that made this such a successful, and truly enjoyable event.

And … a few photos of the day …

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