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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.


  • Annual Banquet: Ushering in our 30th Year!

    *Registration for the Annual Award Event has ended.  You must have registered/and or paid to attend.  Due to counts for food we are not able to take walk-ins that evening.   If you have any questions please email with Banquet Question in the subject line. 



    We will be announcing our Award Winners, recognizing Race Circuit Award Winners and distributing Build a Better Second Wind prizes, as well as enjoying stories from some of our founding and early club members. Wear your favorite 2012 Race(s) Medal or shirt: Share your favorite 2012 Race(s) by wearing the medal of that race or the shirt and share your story with others during the evening.

    This year features a buffet dinner with beer and soda by Town and Country Catering. Location: Laborers International Union Hall, 108 E. Anthony Drive, Urbana

    Event is 6pm - 9pm: Dinner Buffet (3 entrees including a vegetarian option) at 6:30pm; program 7:15 to 8:15pm.  Program agenda will include (1) Introduction of Board (2) Panel of founding/early members (3) Build a Better Second Wind Awards (4)  Race Circuit Awards (5) Annual Awards (6) Outline and highlights of events and activities for 2013.  All during the event enjoy the slideshow, renew your membership.  Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening - each attendee will be entered to win.

    Registration and payment postmarked by January 7: Members $10 and Non-Members $15 
    Registration and payment postmarked after January 7 and by January 21: Members $15 and Non-Members 20.
    *children 5 and under are free


  • January Board Meeting / December Minutes

    The January Board meeting will be taking place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday January 15.  It will be at Liberty Commons at 1776 Independence Ave. in Urbana, a short drive from the Cunningham Ave. exit of I-74.  Please send any agenda items for this or future meeting to  Also, here is a link to minutes from the December board meeting.

  • November Board Meeting Minutes

    Minutes from the November board meeting can be found here (updated link).  Our next meeting with January 15, 2013 at 6:30 pm at Liberty Commons in Urbana. 


Upcoming Local Races

  • Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
    200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis
    2014-11-01 08:00
  • Halloween Hustle
    Armstrong High School, Armstrong
    2014-11-01 09:00
  • St. Louis Half Marathon
    50 Gay Avenue, Clayton
    2014-11-02 07:30
  • Rattlesnake Master
    2014-11-02 09:00
  • Fisher Bunnies 5k Run/Walk
    Kellar Field, Fisher
    2014-11-08 08:00