Running Clubs



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Running Clubs


Are your legs itching for a new race? Something different… somewhere far away… something out of the ordinary? Try surfing the web to find a race your size. The below is a sampling of race calendars available on the World Wide Web. See Second Wind's Racing Calendar for our own well maintained calendar of races.





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Central Illinois


Second Wind Running Club


If you're reading this online, you already know about this site....


Central Illinois


Kennekuk Road Runners

Based in Danville, Illinois, this active club sponsors a variety of trail and road races, including several members-only events.


Central Illinois


Lake Run Club

Based in Bloomington-Normal, this club maintains an attractive site and sponsors a number of races throughout the year.


Central Illinois


Illinois Valley Striders


Based in Peoria.


LaSalle County, Illinois


Starved Rock Runners


Based in LaSalle.


Chicago, IL


Chicago Area Runners Association

CARA lists Chicago regional races. A key indicates whether the race has a wheelchair division, prize money, Clydesdale class, etc.


Cook County, Illinois


Chicago Area Adventure Running

Multi-sport races including running.


Cook County, Illinois


Chicago Area Orienteering Club


Run in the woods with a map and a compass. Many levels from beginner to expert.


Will County, Illinois


Prairie State Road Runners

Based in Will County, this site has nice information to include start time, location, cost, and a contact on upcoming regional races.




Calumet Region Striders

Running club dedicated to the promotion of road racing and fun running.




Do Indiana Fun Runs

Trail Racing Series.


Southern Indiana


Indiana Track Club

A local running club maintains this list of upcoming runs and walks in the southern Indiana area.


Central Indiana


Indiana Invaders Club

An Indianapolis Based Track Team for Elite Athletes.




Road Runners Club of America

Clickable US map connects to regional calendars -- A very handy resource.




Running Online

This site only catches the major races. However, a narrative description gives a hint about the character of the various races.




The Ultrarunning Link for the U.S.


This site contains race schedules, results, reports, and photos for Ultras across the United States.




Marathon and Beyond


Companion site for the magazine, this site includes a ranked listing of the top marathons in the U.S., along with information about marathon and ultra-marathon racing.




Run the Planet


Pick a city and read descriptions of particularly scenic running or walking routes in that area and other city-specific information.




All American Trail Running Association


Though a simple flat table listing, this site picks up some interesting runs, which cover mostly US races.




Nude Running Events


I can’t say that this ever crossed my mind, but with Spring just around the corner...





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