Calendar

Mar
31
Tue
Catch the Wave
Mar 31 @ 5:30 pm

Catch the Wave is a program geared toward getting you up and moving. It is a 10-week training program, beginning in February, designed to help beginning runners learn the basics of running and better fitness. If you’re a new runner, a casual recreational runner or just a want-to-get-back-in-to-it runner, Catch the Wave is for you.

The short-term goal of the program is to help participants prepare for the Lake Run 4.37 mile race at Lake Bloomington held on the first Saturday in May.

The long-term goal of the program is to help participants develop a better understanding of the sport of running and get on the road to a life of better fitness and health.

The ultimate goal is for you to get fit, make some friends and have FUN!

Get more details!

Apr
1
Wed
Ride the Wave
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm

Ride the Wave is a fun, supportive 11 week program from mid-February through April, preparing participants for the Lake Run 7K or 12K, always held the first Saturday in May. Runners must be able to run 3 miles without stopping in order to enjoy the weekly workouts that will help you run longer and/or faster.

Get more details!

Apr
4
Sat
Spring Marathon Training Program Long Run
Apr 4 @ 7:00 am

Organized long runs will begin January 17 and 18 at 7:00 am. Runs will start from The Coffeehouse located in Uptown Normal – 114 E. Beaufort Street.

More information or to register for the Spring Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program.

Lincoln Presidential
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am

Location: Springfield

Apr
5
Sun
Spring Marathon Training Program Long Run
Apr 5 @ 7:00 am

Organized long runs will begin January 17 and 18 at 7:00 am. Runs will start from The Coffeehouse located in Uptown Normal – 114 E. Beaufort Street.

More information or to register for the Spring Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program.

Apr
7
Tue
Catch the Wave
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm

Catch the Wave is a program geared toward getting you up and moving. It is a 10-week training program, beginning in February, designed to help beginning runners learn the basics of running and better fitness. If you’re a new runner, a casual recreational runner or just a want-to-get-back-in-to-it runner, Catch the Wave is for you.

The short-term goal of the program is to help participants prepare for the Lake Run 4.37 mile race at Lake Bloomington held on the first Saturday in May.

The long-term goal of the program is to help participants develop a better understanding of the sport of running and get on the road to a life of better fitness and health.

The ultimate goal is for you to get fit, make some friends and have FUN!

Get more details!

LRC Board Meeting
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm

Lake Run Club Board Meetings are open to all LRC members.

Apr
8
Wed
Ride the Wave
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm

Ride the Wave is a fun, supportive 11 week program from mid-February through April, preparing participants for the Lake Run 7K or 12K, always held the first Saturday in May. Runners must be able to run 3 miles without stopping in order to enjoy the weekly workouts that will help you run longer and/or faster.

Get more details!

Neon at Night 5K Fun Run
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm

location: Normal IL
Cost: $15 – $25

Enjoy a 5K run through Illinois State’s campus at night. This event is co-sponsored by the College of Applied Science and Technology and Campus Recreation. The race will begin and end at the Student Fitness Center. All runners are encouraged to cross the finish line within 1 hour. The race is not timed, but the route will not be manned after 1 hour; finish at your own risk. Find more information and register at: Alumni.IllinoisState.edu/neonrun

Apr
11
Sat
Go! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend
Apr 11 @ 7:00 am

Location: St. Louis

Stray Rescue of St. Louis Team Running Buddies Go! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend
Once again Team Running Buddies will be running/walking to raise awareness and funding for enrichment and training programs for Stray Rescue dogs!

The idea is simple but the rewards are huge. As part of Team Running Buddies, you commit to raising $500, which will be used to strengthen enrichment programs here at Stray Rescue. You will be an essential member of a fun, energetic, and compassionate team that will enhance the lives of homeless companion animals and help more of them find loving homes.

By Joining Team Running Buddies of Stray Rescue, you will receive:

  • A link for easy online registration with a special code to waive your registration fee
  • A personal webpage via Crowdrise for convenient online fundraising
  • The opportunity to participate in the GO! St. Louis 12 week Training Program for FREE
  • Two (2) fashion forward technical shirts from GO! St. Louis and from Stray Rescue of St. Louis
  • Monthly email newsletter with new ideas and assistance to increase your fundraising efforts

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Spring Marathon Training Program Long Run
Apr 11 @ 7:00 am

Organized long runs will begin January 17 and 18 at 7:00 am. Runs will start from The Coffeehouse located in Uptown Normal – 114 E. Beaufort Street.

More information or to register for the Spring Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program.

Hollywood in the Heights 10K & 10K Relay (2 x 5K)
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am

Location: Peoria IL
Cost: $25

Hollywood in the Heights is ShaZam Racing’s newest event! On April 11th at 8:00am, take part in this new 10K or 10K relay (2 x 5K) on a flat and fast course up and down Prospect Road in the Heights.

Come dressed as your favorite movie star or movie star couple and start the day with us! There will be a costume contest, and age group awards. Lastly, the local TNT’s Sports Bar & Grill will host the best “after party” that even Hollywood will be jealous of!!

And the best part? $5 of every registration goes to HISRA!
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Super Hero 5k Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am

Location: Tremont

Be a Super Hero for our school! 1 mile fun run starts at 9am, 5k starts at 9:30. Flat, easy course, great for walkers & beginners. All money raised benefits our school playground fund. Nacho Mama’s will be serving breakfast & will donate a portion of proceeds to our fund. Bake sale available. Awards for top 3 in each age group, plus top male/female/child costume. Dress in costume & have fun helping our kids!

Third Annual Run for Respect 5K and One Mile Fun Run
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am

Location: Pontiac

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 Action programs.

RACE:

  • Accurately measured flat 5K which begins and ends at Pontiac Township High School
  • 5K starts at 10:00 am and 1 mile walk starts after the 5K runners take off
  • Water stop at mile 2

AWARDS: 5K, overall male/female, male/female age groups

REFRESHMENTS: Light refreshments provided.

REGISTRATION/ENTRY: 5K and Fun Run Participants registering by 4/1/2015 will receive a dry-fit t-shirt.

Interclub Happy Hour
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm

Save the date! More details to come.

Apr
12
Sun
Spring Marathon Training Program Long Run
Apr 12 @ 7:00 am

Organized long runs will begin January 17 and 18 at 7:00 am. Runs will start from The Coffeehouse located in Uptown Normal – 114 E. Beaufort Street.

More information or to register for the Spring Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program.

3rd Annual Illini Veterans’ Memorial 5K Run/Walk
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am

Location: Champaign IL
Cost $35

Help us support Disabled Veterans by supporting the Center for Wounded Veterans being built at UIUC!

The Illini Veterans’ Memorial 5K run/walk honors Veterans that have made sacrifices to our nation. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign registered student organization Illini Veterans are putting together the 3rd Annual Memorial 5K run/walk. All proceeds for the event benefit the Center for Wounded Veterans, which is being built on the UIUC campus. The Center for Wounded Veterans will house Veterans that require rehabilitative services and special accommodations, while they pursue a higher education.

The run/walk will start at 10 AM, with T-Shirt Pickup and Race Day Registration starting at 8 AM.
The 5K course is open to Adults and Children, is Wheelchair & Stroller Friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome as well.

Please come out and support a great cause!

More information on the Center for Wounnded Veterans: http://woundedvetcenter.ahs.illinois.edu/Default.aspx

Westside 5K Run/Walk
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am

Location: Bloomington IL
Cost: $25

The Westside 5K Run/Walk is a fun and healthy way to promote wellness within our community. The event highlights some of West Bloomington’s businesses and non-for-profit organizations. All proceeds will benefit select West Bloomington non-for-profits.

Tulip 5k for a Cure
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm

Location: Bloomington IL
Cost: $25

Each year 35,000 Americans are diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer, in which less than 5% of those survive past a year. Studies show that Pancreatic Cancer has the highest death rate of all cancers. WHY????? By the time Pancreatic Cancer is discovered, it is too late. How can this be changed? With early detection, awareness, and research for a better treatment.

You can help, by participating in the Bloomington-Normal Jaycees 7th Annual Tulip 5k Walk/Run for a Cure, where proceeds from this event will be donated to help find a cure for pancreatic cancer.

Apr
14
Tue
Catch the Wave
Apr 14 @ 5:30 pm

Catch the Wave is a program geared toward getting you up and moving. It is a 10-week training program, beginning in February, designed to help beginning runners learn the basics of running and better fitness. If you’re a new runner, a casual recreational runner or just a want-to-get-back-in-to-it runner, Catch the Wave is for you.

The short-term goal of the program is to help participants prepare for the Lake Run 4.37 mile race at Lake Bloomington held on the first Saturday in May.

The long-term goal of the program is to help participants develop a better understanding of the sport of running and get on the road to a life of better fitness and health.

The ultimate goal is for you to get fit, make some friends and have FUN!

Get more details!

Apr
15
Wed
Ride the Wave
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm

Ride the Wave is a fun, supportive 11 week program from mid-February through April, preparing participants for the Lake Run 7K or 12K, always held the first Saturday in May. Runners must be able to run 3 miles without stopping in order to enjoy the weekly workouts that will help you run longer and/or faster.

Get more details!

Apr
18
Sat
Spring Marathon Training Program Long Run
Apr 18 @ 7:00 am

Organized long runs will begin January 17 and 18 at 7:00 am. Runs will start from The Coffeehouse located in Uptown Normal – 114 E. Beaufort Street.

More information or to register for the Spring Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program.

Run. Walk. Roll
Apr 18 @ 8:00 am

Location: East Peoria
Cost: $30

This is a 5k or 1 mile race open to anyone, with or without disabilities. So come join us Run. Walk. Roll. into health and happiness with the children of Easter Seals!

2nd Annual RWR Logo

MCstrong 5k Classic Run/Walk
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am

Location: Normal

The Michael Collins Foundation exists to keep Michael’s spirit alive by supporting causes and initiatives that have been important to Michael. He was 22 getting ready to graduate from ISU and was killed by a DUI driver in 2014.

Packet Pick Up is available on Friday, April 17, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at Often Running.

Download PDF Race Application

Online Registration

Running with the Mustangs 2015
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am

Location: Middletown IL
Cost: $25

Finisher medals for all participants.
Hosted by NH-M Community Supports Education committee. Proceeds being used to support NH-M K-8 students. Early registration $25 for 5K and $15 (w/shirt) or $5 (no shirt) for Kids Run (both by 4/3/15).