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.



  • second wind events 12/11-12/18

    The Fun Run is even more fun!  Now through the end of the year, we detour on Tuesday nights through Candlestick Lane. Rumor has it the lights will be on this week.

    Annual Award Nominations due WEDNESDAY! Please consider nominating your fellow clubm


    ates for an award this... Read more

  • Annual Banquet on January 27th

    Join us at the IHotel on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 for our annual meeting and awards banquet. We will also be voting on a proposed Bylaws Amendment.

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  • Proposed Bylaws Amendment to be voted on at the annual banquet

    The board is proposing that we change the words “President-Elect” to “Vice President”. Over the last several years, we have realized that the President-Elect position does not necessarily lead to becoming the President of the club (due to a variety of reasons).We think that altering that... Read more

  • Second Wind Needs You!

    Second Wind needs you!

    We have openings for the 2018 board and other volunteer positions. If you are interested in helping guide the club going forward, assist in developing the policies and programs to further improve the club and its service to our members, please consider joining the... Read more

  • 2018 half/full marathon training registration is now open!

    Want to run an event at the 10th annual Christie Clinic Marathon on April 28, 2018? Our full and half marathon training programs will help you feel confident and make sure you are prepared to run this race, no matter if it is your first or fifty-first marathon. Register for the same price as... Read more