Founded in 1983, the Second Wind Running Club is Champaign-Urbana's premier running and walking club. Membership is open to all ages and levels, from beginning walkers to seasoned runners. With around 500 members, there is truly something for everyone.

Regularly Scheduled Weekly Events:

Tuesday: Fun Run at 6pm starts at the law library lot at Pennsylvania and Fourth on campus. Run the new 3 mile loop - all on sidewalks with streetlights. Post run fun 7:30 at a rotating list of bars and restaurants in Champaign-Urbana!
Wednesday: Speedwork at 6pm. Come participate in a fun and different workout each week. Runners of all speeds are welcome to attend. Meeting locations vary so check the weekly email.
Thursday: 4 mile route starting at 6:30pm from Riggs Beer Company on High Cross Road.
Board Meetings: Third Tuesdays at 7pm at the Urbana Free Library in the Satthertwaite conference room in the basement.  Check out the agendas here.

The annual banquet is January 26!

Please join us for our annual banquet to celebrate the accomplishments of our club, present awards to special club members, and enjoy a buffet!

Doors open at 5, dinner at 6, voting and awards at 7.

More information and RSVP here.


  • second wind events 1/15-1/31

    2019 will be a year full of changes for Second Wind! Starting at the banquet in January, we’ll present awards to runners nominated for categories new and old. The new categories were selected to honor a more diverse group of Second Wind members, and at our December meeting where we selected the... Read more