Calendar

Jul
22
Tue
Fall Marathon Training Program: Informational Meeting
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Topic: Strength Training for Runners

Jul
23
Wed
The Sizzling Mile
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm

Location: Springfield
Cost: $5

The Sizzling Mile is a one-mile race held at the Sacred Heart-Griffin Track in Springfield, IL. The race is a fun night for runners of all abilities. The race is conducted through 9 heats, and runners choose their heat based on their expected finish time. Prize money of $100 is paid for breaking an overall male or female record and $50 is paid for breaking an age group record.

Jul
24
Thu
LRC Thursday Spring/Summer Run
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington, meet at Green Gables

  • Street running, inner loop (4.37 miles), outer loop (7.44 miles) or any distance
  • Stay after your run for great food, drinks and company at Green Gables!
Jul
25
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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Children ages 1-12 are invited to run on Friday evenings during the summer. This family program is non-competitive and intended to help teach kids that exercising and running can be fun. Children will be grouped according to age with the younger ones running first (parents may run with young kids). Check in starts at 5:30 pm and the first run begins at 6:00 pm. More details.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)
Jul
26
Sat
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Jul 26 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

JT’s 5K Run
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am

Location: Peoria IL
Cost: $25

WHAT: JT’s 5K Run

WHEN: July 26th, 2014 8:00 am

WHERE: Peoria River Front – start and finish by New Amsterdam

REGISTRATION
$25 before July 1, $30 July 1st through Race Day
Shirts guaranteed with early registration *before July 1
Extra shirts will be available but sizes not guaranteed
PACKET PICKUP

10am – 7pm @ Running Central
7am on Race Day
Packets include: Official Race Shirt, Melanoma Research Foundation bracelet, bib, sunblock, and Melanoma Research Foundation awareness info
POST RACE PARTY

Join us at New Amsterdam after the race. We will have brunch and drinks. Brunch will be provided.
AWARDS

Overall Male and Overall Female
1st, 2nd, 3rd in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Hudson LIONS PROWL 5K Run/Walk Registration
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am

Location: Hudson, IL

Prowl 5k

Hudson Lions 50 Year Anniversary!

  • Pre-registration is to be mailed before July 12. Pre-registration before July 12 guarantees a T-shirt for runners and walkers and also a medallion for the walkers.
  • Late Registration will be on July 26 from 8:00 to 9:00 at Veterans Park.
  • The 5K run starts at 9:00 AM and the 2K walk starts immediately after the run.
  • Water is available along the race route. Water and snacks are available after the race.
  • Awards categories for top 5K finishers: M&F age group winners (14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+). The overall M&F will also receive trophies.

PDF Application

Jul
27
Sun
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Jul 27 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

Jul
28
Mon
Heat Wave
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm

HeatWavePoster-pic2014 Heat Wave Registration Form

Women’s Summer Running Program
Heat Waver includes a training program, group runs with an experienced leader, a technical shirt for training, post-run water/Gatorade and other goodies. All abilities are welcome!

Group runs will be broken down as follows:

  • Group 1 – Walkers Only
  • Group 2 – New Runner or currently running 12:00+ min/mile
  • Group 3 – 12:00 min/mile – 11:30 min/mile
  • Group 4 – 11:00 min/mile – 10:00 min/mile
  • Group 5 – 9:30 min/mile – 9:00 min/mile
  • Group 6 – 8:30 min/mile or faster
Jul
31
Thu
LRC Thursday Spring/Summer Run
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington, meet at Green Gables

  • Street running, inner loop (4.37 miles), outer loop (7.44 miles) or any distance
  • Stay after your run for great food, drinks and company at Green Gables!
Aug
1
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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Children ages 1-12 are invited to run on Friday evenings during the summer. This family program is non-competitive and intended to help teach kids that exercising and running can be fun. Children will be grouped according to age with the younger ones running first (parents may run with young kids). Check in starts at 5:30 pm and the first run begins at 6:00 pm. More details.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)
Aug
2
Sat
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Aug 2 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

Tom Short 5k Trail Run – 12th Annual
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am

Location: Shelbyville, IL

Excellent event with a challenging course. The trail is an oil and chip surface that is 10 feet wide. Cross county like team scoring competition. Huge post race swimming party at pool that includes the “big splash” competition.

PDF Application

Aug
3
Sun
2nd Annual Battalion Roll & Go Run / Walk & Picnic
Aug 3 @ 7:00 am

Location: Chicago IL

The race is held with our local Army training base. The service men and women will run with the the runners in uniform and in formation. This also gives them a chance to get to know the community and hold their family picnic after the 5k.

PDF registration form: http://www.villageofelwood.com/

Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Aug 3 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

12th Annual Olympia Area Kiwanis Corn Daze 5K Run/Walk
Aug 3 @ 7:30 am

Location: Minier

Race begins at Veterans Memorial Park (Main and Park), Minier, IL. Race Proceeds will benefit Key Club Scholarships and Olympia Grade School Assistance Program in the Olympia Area.

  • Mile split times
  • T-shirts guaranteed to first 50 paid entrants
  • Water stations
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Sponsor prizes and give-aways

Awards presented to top three overall male and female runners as well as awards to the top finisher of each age group. Awards will be presented following the race. Age divisions:

  • Male: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over
  • Female: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over

$4.00 Discount for Olympia and Other High School Students, Lake Run Club Members, Peoria Striders Members

Downloadable Race Application

Aug
5
Tue
Fall Marathon Training Program: Informational Meeting
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Topic: Tips & Strategies from a panel of experts

LRC Board Meeting
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm

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

Aug
7
Thu
LRC Thursday Spring/Summer Run
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington, meet at Green Gables

  • Street running, inner loop (4.37 miles), outer loop (7.44 miles) or any distance
  • Stay after your run for great food, drinks and company at Green Gables!
Aug
8
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Aug 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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Children ages 1-12 are invited to run on Friday evenings during the summer. This family program is non-competitive and intended to help teach kids that exercising and running can be fun. Children will be grouped according to age with the younger ones running first (parents may run with young kids). Check in starts at 5:30 pm and the first run begins at 6:00 pm. More details.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)
Aug
9
Sat
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Aug 9 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

Flanagan Fest 5K
Aug 9 @ 7:30 am

Location: Flanagan Il

Cost: $18 per participant $50 max per immediate family household $2 discount for LRC members, Starved Rock Runners, Illinois Valley Striders, and students Pre K – 12.

The route goes over town roads and asphalt trail around Legion Lake. Mile splits and water stop. AGE DIVISIONS (Male & Female):
14 and under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54,
55 and over.
AWARDS & REFRESHMENTS:
T-shirt for the first 100 registered participants. Awards given to top 3 finishers in each age division. (Must be present )
Sandwiches, fresh fruit, and beverages available after the race.

Evergreen Lake 5K
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am

Location: Evergreen Park, Comlara Park

2014 Evergreen5k Race App

Accurate 5K on paved roads alongside beautiful Evergreen Lake at Comlara Park near Hudson. Start near swim area/boat dock. Course follows run route of Evergreen Sprint Triathlon.

5K & 1/4 mile Fun Run benefiting McLean County Parks & Recreation and the Miracle League of Central IL.

Early Registration & Packet Pick Up
Friday, August 8
4:00 – 7:00 pm at Fleet Feet Sports Bloomington

Day of Registration & Packet Pick Up
Saturday, August 9
7:00 – 7:45 am at tent near parking lot at Comlara

Entry Fees

  • $20 for 5K if postmarked by Saturday, July 12
  • $22 for 5K on Race Day or if postmarked after Saturday, July 12
  • $3 for Fun Run
  • $2 discount for Lake Run Club members for 5K race

Entrants registered prior to Wednesday, July 21 guaranteed custom designed performance tech tee

PDF Race Application

Adopt-a-Highway: Lake Bloomington
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am
We will meet after the Evergreen 5K (immediately following the awards). Please meet at the Adopt-a-Highway sign on Ron Smith Highway about a mile from Carver’s Corner.
 
Singles Mingle Nite of Adventure
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm

Singles Mingle Nite of Adventure & Evergreen 5K Post Party

On-line dating not working for you? Tired of 1st dates that leave you bored? Want to meet others who run?
This is the event for YOU!

The adventure starts at 6:00 pm.

  • Runners, bikers, walkers  are all welcome to attend!
  • You and your team will go on short “missions’ in a theme of an Urban Challenge.
  • Prizes will be awarded to top teams who accumulate points during their missions.

Couples are welcome to attend, but will be assigned a wristband.

This will be a free event, but please register. Band is scheduled to start at 9:00pm.

More information, email: robynl.walter@gmail.com or wmsonmx@gmail.com