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.

 

 

Region

 

Site Sponsor & URL

 

Description

 

 

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.

 

Indiana

 

Calumet Region Striders

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

 

Indiana

 

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.

 

National

 

Road Runners Club of America

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

 

National

 

Running Online

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

 

National

 

The Ultrarunning Link for the U.S.

 

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

 

International

 

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.

 

International

 

Run the Planet

 

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

 

International

 

All American Trail Running Association

 

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

 

International

 

Nude Running Events

 

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

 

 

 

 

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