Michelle Juehring faced a difficult task last year.
As race director for the Quad-City Times Bix 7, Juehring’s first race in 2020 was virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then she was tasked with trying to bring back the 7 road race. miles to reality last summer.
For his efforts, Juehring will be recognized as an emerging industry leader at the upcoming National Sport Safety and Security Conference in November.
Juehring receives the honor for his leadership while bringing road racing safely to downtown Davenport amid the pandemic. More than 9,750 people registered for Bix races in 2021, according to race officials.
Jeuhring will be recognized in the Marathon / Endurance category.
âI am both touched and honored to receive this award from the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security,â Juehring said in a press release. âMany congratulations to our fabulous and hard-working team, including Laura Alexander Torgerud, Rick McGrath and Christina McNamara-Schmidt. I am grateful to our dedicated committee chairs, volunteers and sponsors, and everyone who helped bring the Bix back. safe …. More thanks to our town and to those responsible for health and safety including the town of Davenport, the Scott County Health Department and the Genesis Health System.