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.


  • Spring Women's Running Program

    Women's Running - Beginning Late February, Meadowbrook Park: Expanding on our extremely popular Fall Women's Running Group, we are now offering a Spring Program. This 8 week program is for those new to running, but is also appropriate for women who are already running and want to continue to participate for any reason. We will begin in late February and end in mid April with the Illinois Marathon 5k. For more information and to register, visit the webpage. Mentor recruitment will start soon.


  • Track Meet: Saturday, February 25

    Track Meet - Saturday, February 25, UI Armory:Do you have any interest in running in an official track meet?! If so, please sign up to run the Illinois Club Relays Meet! The event is being held at the UI Armory on February 25 and the cost is $10 per event. Please find the sign-up sheet in the Second Wind Facebook group, or email nheller@iwu.edu with which events you would like to do! Events offered are: 60m hurdles, 60m dash, 3000m run, 1600m run, and several relays, including the 4x400m and 4x800m! Several members participate in this event every year and I hope you consider being part of it.