Calendar

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Please note that we do not post events on the date of our four main races: Penguin in the Park (3/25/17), Whitmore Park Spring Classic (5/20/17), Shoreline Classic (9/17/17), and Sand Creek Trail Run (10/14/17).

Please direct any questions to the listed contact for each event, as they do not have access to comments made on this page, nor do we, the Running Club, have the answers meant for race directors. Thank you!

 

Mar 25 @ 9:00 am
Penguin in the Park 5K Run/Walk @ Fairview Park
Penguin in the Park 5K Run/Walk will be celebrating its 12th anniversary on March 25, 2017! The Penguin will be making his only public appearance in 2017 at his alma mater, Millikin University, in Decatur,[...]
2017 Run for Hope 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run @ Home Sweet Home Ministries Warehouse
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am
The 2017 Run for Hope is the fourth annual race that benefits Home Sweet Home Ministries. The races include a 10K, a 5K and a Kids Fun Run that all begin and end at Home[...]
Run for the Library 2017 @ Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am
Run for the Library 2017 @ Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
10K Run and 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds support the Friends of the Mahomet Public Library and the Rotary Club of Mahomet. For registration and more information, see www.RunfortheLibrary.Info
Illini Veterans 5K @ Foellinger Steps and Landing at UIUC
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am
“Help us support Disabled Veterans by supporting the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education at UIUC! The Illini Veterans’ Memorial 5K run/walk honors Veterans that have made sacrifices to our nation.  The University of[...]
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm
Mt. Zion NHS Be a Superhero, Race Against Hunger @ Mt. Zion High School  | Mount Zion | Illinois | United States
All proceeds and canned donations go to the Northeast Community Fund and the Food Bank for Methodist Church in Mt. Zion.
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Come have a say in how the Decatur Running Club is managed! All current DRCmembers are welcome to come to our monthly meeting!
Apr 22 @ 6:30 am
Advocate Healthcare Spring Chance BQ.2 Marathon @ Fabyan Forest Preserve West | Geneva | Illinois | United States
The Spring Chance BQ.2 is a race designed specifically to get YOU to Boston. Featuring a net downhill, (thanks to a gentle grade on the 0.3 mile starting spur), the 3.21 mile loop course offers[...]
5th ANNUAL RUN FOR RESPECT 2017 @ Pontiac Township High School
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am
5th ANNUAL RUN FOR RESPECT 2017 @ Pontiac Township High School | Pontiac | Illinois | United States
Help us Spread The Word To End The Word by replacing the r-word with the NEW r-word RESPECT! All proceeds from the Run for Respect benefit Special Olympics and Pontiac Township High School’s Peers In[...]
Fox Valley PR.1 Half Marathon @ Fabyan Forest Preserve West
Apr 23 @ 6:30 am
Fox Valley PR.1 Half Marathon @ Fabyan Forest Preserve West | Geneva | Illinois | United States
Earn YOUR half marathon PR on the lightning fast BQ.2 Marathon Races Course! Join us on April 23, 2017 for a 4-lap criterium-style course featuring 4 aid stations with water and Gatorade, 4 elite bottle[...]
Run2beatPD 5K & 1 Mile Walk @ Forsyth Park Mail Pavilion
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
Run2beatPD 5K & 1 Mile Walk @ Forsyth Park Mail Pavilion | Forsyth | Illinois | United States
The 3rd Annual Run2beatPD 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk will help Parkinson’s Awareness Month go out with a bang on April 29th, 2017 in Forsyth, IL. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that[...]
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Come have a say in how the Decatur Running Club is managed! All current DRCmembers are welcome to come to our monthly meeting!
May 13 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) 5K Grow & Go @ Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters | Bloomington | Illinois | United States
Ready, Set, Go & Grow! The IAA Foundation proudly presents its 7th Annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn[...]
DMH 9th Annual 5k / 1 Mile Fun Run @ Forsyth Professional Center
May 13 @ 9:00 am
DMH 9th Annual 5k / 1 Mile Fun Run @ Forsyth Professional Center | Forsyth | Illinois | United States
This annual 5k and 1mile fun run is hosted by DMH Specific Performance Enhancement Center, CrossFit Enhance, and DMH Physical Therapy / Sports Enhancement. This event welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and experience[...]
May 13 @ 9:00 am
Ready, Set, Go & Grow! The IAA Foundation proudly presents its 7th Annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn[...]
Fat Ass 5k & Street Party for Charity @ Springfield | Illinois | United States
The 10th annual Fat Ass 5k & Street Party for Charity is Saturday, May 13, 2017. It is a professionally timed 5k through historic downtown Springfield, IL. Although the fastest win trophies, you may want[...]
May 20 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Whitmore Park Spring Classic @ Whitmore Park | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Come and join us for the 39th Annual Whitmore Park Classic race! 5 Mile, Half Marathon and 18.1 Mile Whitmore Challenge will be offered! Challenge participants will run the half marathon course, then head back[...]
May 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk @ Lower Glen Oak Park  | Peoria | Illinois | United States
3rd Annual Springdale Salute 5k Run/1 Mile Walk, Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 8:00 a.m. Peoria, begins in lower Glen Oak Park and goes through Springdale Cemetery. Our race is an IVS Grand Prix Series[...]
Jun 3 @ 8:30 am
St. Jude Dash and Bash - Superhero Dash @ American Legion Post 68 | Sullivan | Illinois | United States
Join us for our 3rd Annual St. Jude Dash and Bash 5K Run/Walk in Sullivan and run for those who can’t. We are changing things up this year with a new route and competitive timing.[...]
French Fried 5K @ Downtown Decatur - Main & Main
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am
French Fried 5K @ Downtown Decatur - Main & Main | Decatur | Illinois | United States
The French Fried 5k & Street Party is back again to liven up downtown Decatur on June 3, 2017. This non-traditional 5k and street party combines exercise and fried foods in a way that appeals[...]
United Run for the Zoo @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Jun 4 @ 7:45 am
United Run for the Zoo @ Lincoln Park Zoo | Chicago | Illinois | United States
As one of the oldest short-distance races in Chicago, this year’s course is largely on zoo grounds, allowing runners to wind past winged creatures, gallop alongside gazelles, and race next to rhinos. After you complete[...]
Exciting New Course Starting & Finishing inside Henry Maier Festival Park Taking the 5K Back to the Bridge Registration Includes One (1) FREE 50th Summerfest General Admission Ticket Commermorative Finisher Medal for ALL Participants Stylist[...]
Race with your Heart @ Eureka Lake Pavilion, Eureka Illinois
Jun 10 @ 7:30 am
Race with your Heart @ Eureka Lake Pavilion, Eureka Illinois | Eureka | Illinois | United States
10K and 5K run that goes along the beautiful lower lake paved nature trails and along the lake front.
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Come have a say in how the Decatur Running Club is managed! All current DRCmembers are welcome to come to our monthly meeting!
Remember 5k & 1 Mile @ Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center
Jun 24 @ 7:00 am
Remember 5k & 1 Mile @ Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center  | Shelbyville | Illinois | United States
Join us for the Relay For Life of Shelby County’s Remember 5k & 1 Mile Fun Walk! Saturday, June 24th at the Shelbyville Lake Visitor Center. Registration begins at 7:00 am – Balloon Release at[...]
16th Annual Raider Challenge 5k/10k @ Quincy Notre Dame High School
Jun 24 @ 7:30 am
16th Annual Raider Challenge 5k/10k @ Quincy Notre Dame High School | Quincy | Illinois | United States
This is the race you don’t want to miss!!! The 16th Annual Raider Challenge! It includes 5k and 10k runs, a 5k walk, and a youth 1 mile fun run! The 5k/10k runs and the[...]
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Come have a say in how the Decatur Running Club is managed! All current DRCmembers are welcome to come to our monthly meeting!
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DRC Board Meeting @ Johns Hill Senior Center | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Come have a say in how the Decatur Running Club is managed! All current DRCmembers are welcome to come to our monthly meeting!
Aug 19 @ 7:00 am
9th Annual Madison Mini-Marathon
ALS Awareness 5k Run/Walk @ 6th Annual ALS Awareness 5k Run/Walk
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am
This is a great event for all ages and all types of runners and walkers. For the competitive runner, it is a chip timed race with prizes. For the casual runner or walker, it’s all[...]
Last Chance BQ.2 Chicagoland @ Fabyan Forest Preserve West
Sep 9 @ 6:30 am
Last Chance BQ.2 Chicagoland @ Fabyan Forest Preserve West
We know how important Boston is to runners. We’ve been there. We’ve helped over one thousand runners get there with the Fox Valley Marathon Races. And, we know what it takes. Your Spring Chance BQ.2[...]