second wind events 10/9-10/16Submitted by magdalena.caspe... on Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:07
Allerton Park Trail Race: Come out to run/walk and volunteer on the gorgeous nature trails at the Allerton Park Trail Run, which is a club sponsored race and the next race circuit event on October 28 at 9am! Do not forget to bring a dish to share for the potluck style brunch AND wear a costume for the costume contest! Register to both run/walk and volunteer for our circuit race on our website at
Spring marathon training registration is now open! Crazy enough to want to run a marathon? Or maybe you’re only half crazy and 13.1 miles sounds like plenty. Second Wind Running Club has a marathon/half marathon training program to help you go the distance! Both our half and full spring marathon training programs are open for registration now! Find more here http://
Looking to dip your foot into the wonderful world of ultra running? Clinton Lake 30 miler will be on March 23, 2019. This year, we will be saving up to 25 spots for Second Wind runners - email clinton@secondwindrunningclub.
org to get a spot! Visit Ultrasignup to learn more about the race: https://ultrasignup.com/ register.aspx?did=59580. There are still 15 places open!
Tuesday Fun Run: Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana (at the intersection of Windsor and Vine - there is a parking lot and you can park on both sides of Vine as you approach the park). We will start out with a timed-ish mile running west and then south, followed by one or more two mile loops continuing in the same direction. Not sure you're up for a fast mile? The Relaxed-Pace Running Group (RPRG) does a 11-15 minute mile pace and walking is welcome.
Post Run: Don't plan to run? Come out at 7:30. Got an idea where we should go? Or feedback (good OR bad) about a place we went? Email me!
October 9: Seven Saints in Champaign
October 16: Bunny's in Urbana
October 23: PIZZA PARTY at Jupiters at the Crossing
October 30: Esquire in Champaign
November 6: Huraches Moreleon in Urbana
November 13: Pour Brothers Craft Taproom (across the street from Seven Saints) in Champaign
November 20: Murphys on campus (it's fall break)
November 27: Guidos in Champaign
Speed work: Wednesday at 6pm. We will meet at the Arboretum parking lot (at Lincoln and St Mary's) in Urbana for track work. Come participate in a fun and different workout each week. Runners of all speeds are welcome to attend and speedwork may alternate meeting locations. Starting October 17 speedwork will meet at the Armory (will be outside as long as possible). Here is a google pin of the parking lot: https://goo.gl/maps/
Riggs Run: Thursday at 6:30pm at Riggs Brewery on High Cross. A 4 mile run, followed by refreshments. BYOfood (often there's a food truck).
Long run/fall marathon training: Saturday at 7am. If you missed the intro email from Nancy McCarty with all the details, it was sent on June 16. MAKE SURE YOU SIGN IN AND OUT. This week's run starts at the Sholem Aquatic Center parking lot just south of Centennial High School in Champaign (go west on Sangamon at the four way stop sign and then it is on the left). The official distance is 20 or 22 miles (run some, all or more!) and a route will be shared. Find the schedule here.
See you on the trails!
Tuesday, October 16, 2018