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The Second Wind Running Club was formed in 1983 to promote running activities in the Champaign-Urbana area. Membership is open to anyone interested in running, walking, and fitness.


  • Membership Renewal

    There is now a faster way to renew your membership. AS LONG AS NOTHING HAS CHANGED IN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE LAST YEAR. (Address, phone number, e-mail, etc) Click on “Services” on the top right hand side of the web site and scroll down to “Additional Contributions” It is bold and capitalized. Click on the link next to it. Fill out the amount, either $20 for an individual or $30 for a family, put in your e-mail address and you will be taken directly to PayPal, our credit card processor. There are no forms to complete nor is there any charge to use the card.


    Don't forget the upcoming pizza party on April 8th at 7:30 pm at Jupiter's At The Crossing (Near Windsor and Duncan).  The Club is paying  for the pizza, salad and soft drinks. There is a cash bar for those wanting something a "litttle stronger".  Parties are a good place to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. 

  • 2013 Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet

    Second Wind Running Club

    Annual Membership Meeting and 2013 Awards Banquet – February 8, 2014

    Laborers’ International Union Hall, 108 E. Anthony Drive, Urbana

    Join us on Saturday, February 8, 2014, for our annual awards banquet! This year, in addition to approving the new slate of Board members, the Board will also be asking the membership to vote on a proposal for revisions to the club by-laws (more information in the Jan/Feb 2014 In Passing newsletter). A buffet dinner with sandwiches, sides, and soda will be provided for all current members, with a cash bar.

    6:00 pm: Doors open

    6:30 pm: Membership business meeting (including vote on by-laws revision)

    7:00 pm: Buffet dinner and awards

    9:30 pm: Event ends

    The buffet dinner is free to all current members, though optional donations will be accepted to defray catering expenses (suggested amount of $10 for adults and $5 for children, accepted in advance or at the door). The cost for non-members is $10.

    *Because the event is being catered, we ask that you RSVP if you are planning to attend. Please RSVP to by Friday, January 31, and let us know how many are coming (specify number of non-members, if any), and if anyone in your party needs a vegetarian meal.*

    Donations and payment for non-members can be brought to the banquet, or checks can be sent to Second Wind Running Club, P.O. Box 6082, Champaign, IL 61826.


Upcoming Local Races

  • Get Lit New Year’s Eve Run
    2014-12-31 23:45
  • Siberian Express Trail Run
    2015-01-03 11:00
  • 19th Annual Illinois' Version Fat Ass 50
    2015-01-11 10:00
  • Chilly Chili
    17485 East 2500 North Road, Bloomington
    2015-01-24 13:00
  • Charleston Challenge Mid-Winter Classic
    2015-02-07 10:00