Full Calendar

Apr
30
Sat
St. Jude Rock N Roll Marathon/Half Marathon @ Nashville, TN
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am

St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

  • Marathon & Half Marathon Start Line: Downtown Nashville on Broadway
  • 5K Start Line: Downtown Nashville at Demonbreun Street & 4th Avenue
  • Finish Line: LP Field:1st Street between Woodland Street & Russell Street

Register for any race as a St. Jude Hero and fundraise to help make a difference in the life of a child. Visit our website and see the incentives of becoming a St. Jude Hero!!

Running with the Mustangs 5K & Family Fun Day @ Running with the Mustangs 5K & Family Fun Day
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am

5K & Family Fun Day
Chip Time 5K, Finisher Medals, Overall & Age Group Awards
Carnival, Food
Event benefits NH-M District #88 Playground Project – hosted by NH-M Community Supports Education

75 1250th Street – NH-M Middle School
Middletown IL 62666

May
1
Sun
Roller Coaster Race @ Six Flags St. Louis @ Roller Coaster Race @ Six Flags St. Louis
May 1 @ 7:30 am

Join us for a 10K race or 5K run/walk on an exciting course at Six Flags St. Louis that goes through and around the park with scenic views of their world famous coasters. Each registration includes a ticket to Six Flags St. Louis (a $61.99 value), moisture-wicking event shirt, custom medal, and free parking ($20 value). Race registration fees start at $50. Age group awards, cash prizes, and refreshments immediately follow the race. Whether you come to race, run for fun, or walk, you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity!

May
3
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center
May 3 @ 5:30 pm

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., March 15th through November 1st, 2016

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings.  The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked.  Easy-to-follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option.  Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified.  Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib!  Refuel and refresh while socializing with others.  Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit!  Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages.  Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – Get Directions

Trail Runners in the Corn Crib

LRC Board Meeting @ Uptown Station, Ron Hill Room (3rd Floor)
May 3 @ 7:00 pm

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

Lake Run Club 2016 Board Meeting Dates

  • February 2
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • August 2
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 6*

The December meeting is usually held at a different location.

May
7
Sat
Lake Run 3 mile walk, 7K, 12k and 1/2 Marathon @ Green Gables, Lake Bloomington
May 7 @ 8:30 am

35th Annual Lake Run!

Four distances:

New this year:

  • Pump and Grind 4.37 mile run (curl and bench press and run)
    • Number of reps deducts time from 4.37 mile finish time
  • Team marathon – 6 person team, 4.37 mile course

 More details:

  • Course is flat to gently rolling around Lake Bloomington
  • Footpounder classes, Male and Female
  • Chip Timing by itsracetime.com
    • Your results stream live online in real time
  • Finishers medals for 1/2 marathon participants
  • Custom Lake Run Award glasses to top age groups
  • Post Race Food, including lunch provided by Avanti’s and local microbrew pub refreshments
  • Mountain bike Giveaway, along with other door prizes.

Cost and Packet Pickup:

  • $25 for 3 mile walk, 4.37mile and 7.44 mile run by 4/15/2016
    • Add $3 (4/16-5/6/2016)
  • $40 for 1/2 marathon by 4/15/2016
    • Add $3 (4/16-5/6/2016)
  • Multi-sport expo and packet pickup: Monday, May 2, 5-8pm
  • Packet pickup: Friday May 6 at Often Running in Normal
  • Late Race day registration is $30, $45 for the 1/2.  7:00am – 8:15am

Partial proceeds from this event will benefit local charities.

Register Online or Download PDF Application

 

May
10
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center
May 10 @ 5:30 pm

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., March 15th through November 1st, 2016

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings.  The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked.  Easy-to-follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option.  Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified.  Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib!  Refuel and refresh while socializing with others.  Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit!  Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages.  Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – Get Directions

Trail Runners in the Corn Crib

May
14
Sat
Illinois Ag in the Classroom 5K Grow & Go @ Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters
May 14 @ 7:00 am

Runners, walkers and families gather at the Illinois Farm Bureau® headquarters on May 14, 2016, for a 5K Run/Walk and celebration of agriculture, education, health and wellness. Participants race or walk a path on the grounds, then enjoy a hearty breakfast while learning about the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom programs this event supports. Children can participate in a Kids Run and Interactive Learning Stations.

Download Race Application (PDF)

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Heyworth Heydays 5K @ Heyworth Heydays 5K
May 14 @ 8:00 am

This is event is sponsored by our Heyworth High School Cross Country team as a fundraiser for their summer distance running camp (@ University of Wisconsin Stevens Point). The students that work the event get the proceeds for their camp fee. Come help support youth running programs and join us during our annual Heydays town celebration. It runs from Thursday night May 12 through Sunday May 15. The race is just one part of the town celebration and helps promote healthy habits for any age!

Registration form: heydays 5k

Kirby Derby 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, and Kids’ Race @ Forest Preserve Park
May 14 @ 8:00 am

The Kirby Derby is a family friendly 5K Run/Walk and a 10K Run, along with a FREE Kids’ Race. The race takes place in the Forest Preserve Park on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 8:00AM. Participating in the Kirby Derby is a great way to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle while having fun. All the proceeds go to the development of the Wellness Trail provided by the Kirby Foundation.

If you have any questions regarding the Kirby Derby, training program, or are interested in sponsoring, email happerson@kirbyhealth.org or call 217-762-1513.

Download PDF Race Application

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May
15
Sun
Tri-Point National Honor Society 5k run and 2 mile fun walk @ Tri-Point National Honor Society 5k run and 2 mile fun walk
May 15 @ 2:00 pm

The 5k run and 2 mile fun walk raises money for the American Cancer Society.

 

NHS 5k run registration form

May
17
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center
May 17 @ 5:30 pm

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., March 15th through November 1st, 2016

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings.  The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked.  Easy-to-follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option.  Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified.  Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib!  Refuel and refresh while socializing with others.  Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit!  Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages.  Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – Get Directions

Trail Runners in the Corn Crib

May
20
Fri
Mascot Fun Run @ Mascot Fun Run
May 20 @ 5:30 pm

The Mascot Fun Run will be a part of the Heartland Community Church Block Party. The Block Party will be from 5:30 – 8:30PM. In addition to the Mascot Fun Run there will be Free Hot Dogs, Free Ice Cream, Critter Train, Human Foosball, Inflatables,
Peddle Cars, Face Painting, Games, Live Music and Much More. Free activities for all ages!

The free Mascot Fun Run will include Reggie Redbird, Tommy the Titan, Diesel from Bloomington Thunder, the Normal Ironman, The West Wildcat, Harvey, the Hy-Vee Turtle among others.

May
21
Sat
Buffalo Trace Trail Race @ Buffalo Trace Trail Race
May 21 @ 8:00 am

A 5-mile trail run and 2-mile trail walk through beautiful Lake of the Woods Park. This trail is near an old buffalo trace or trail created by a massive herd of buffalo. The 5-mile course will traverse rolling hills, small forests, open meadows and prairie. Remember, this is a trail race. There could be hidden rocks and roots, sharp turns, and even water or mud. Lots of fun, but be careful. The walkers will have a less challenging but still scenic route.

 

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FCC 5k to Raise $5k @ FCC 5k to Raise $5k
May 21 @ 8:00 am

Clinton First Christian Church 5th Annual 5 kilometer run/walk is a fundraiser to offset costs of 2016 youth mission trips. High school trips are in New Hampshire and Chicago, IL and Junior High will go to Milwaukee, WI. The goal is raising $5,000 through registration and sponsors to offset costs associated with each of the summer mission trips.

The FCC 5k is a flat course through residential streets that follows the Looking for Lincoln Story Trail and ends in historic downtown Clinton, IL. The 5k is an official event of Clinton’s May Days celebration, May 19-22, 2016. Come for the Run, stay for the Fun! http://clintonilchamber.com/events.htm

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Knapp Burn Foundation Trial by Fire 5k @ Tipton Trails Park
May 21 @ 8:00 am

The second annual Knapp Burn Foundation Trial By Fire is an educational event for runners and walkers of all ages. The Bloomington Fire department will be joining us with activities and demonstrations for participants and the public. Prizes to the winners and gift bags to all participants. Registration begins at 7:00 am. Runners will take off at 8:00 am followed by walkers.

All race proceeds benefit the Knapp Burn Foundation

The Knapp Burn Foundation was established in 1989 and strives to provide the support and resources to prevent burns, improve awareness, and allow survivors to move past their burns and to continue with their lives.

Download PDF Race App

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Multisport Training Day & ABC Run @ Timber Pointe, Lake Bloomington
May 21 @ 8:00 am

Join the Lake Run Club, the Tri-shark Triathlon Club and Masters Swimmers at scenic Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, Lake Bloomington for a day of outdoor training. This is a great day to get some open water swim training, road runs OR trail runs, and some bike miles on the roads of rural McLean County, or any combination of the three. The events will be fairly informal, but we have a schedule of guided events listed below with varying distances for beginners and the more experienced.

100% of the proceeds benefit Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, Easter Seals.

8:00 am
ABC Run: 4 & 8 mile courses – This is a traditional ABC run event in that 100% of donations for the run go directly to the charity.
Trail Run: The 5K and 8K Run the Woods trail run course will be available as well.

9:00 – 10:30 am
600 meter beginner swim or Long course swim – # of laps determined by each swimmer.

10:30 am
12 mile bike or 26 mile bike.

12:00 pm
Cookout and beverages.

2nd Annual CopRun 5K for Illinois Torch Run for Special Olympics @ Downtown Square
May 21 @ 9:00 am

Hosted by Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 186 (Livingston County Sheriff’s Dept.)

  • Fundraiser for Illinois Torch Run for Special Olympics
  • Odell, Illinois 9am
  • Starts and ends at downtown square
  • Electronic chip time, start/finish line, and DJ by “Racing Expectations”
  • Overall male and female finisher awards
  • Special finisher awards to first male and female law enforcement officer (active or retired)
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers awards to male and female in several age groups
  • Post race refreshments
  • Free tech-fabric race shirts available to PREREGISTERS ONLY

For more information and updates, visit “CopRun 5K Odell” on Facebook.

Download Race Application (PDF)

May
22
Sun
Fleet Feet Sports Krispy Kreme Challenge Fun Run @ Fleet Feet Sports Krispy Kreme Challenge Fun Run
May 22 @ 9:00 am
The Fleet Feet Sports Krispy Kreme Challenge Donut Run is a fun event for runners and walkers of all ages to celebrate the anniversary of our Store Opening on May 23, 2013.

Participants will run/walk a one mile loop in the neighborhoods around the store 1, 2 or 3 times and will eat a Krispy Kreme Donut on each lap. You will receive a Popsicle stick after eating a donut and after completing a lap. The first 75 people to turn in SIX Popsicle sticks (representing three miles and three donuts) will receive a prize.

This event is FREE. Participants will be required to check-in from 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the store before the race to pick-up a race bib. To speed up the process you may register online or fill out a paper form and drop it off at the store.

For a $5 donation to St. Jude participants may skip ONE donut.

May
24
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center
May 24 @ 5:30 pm

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., March 15th through November 1st, 2016

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings.  The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked.  Easy-to-follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option.  Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified.  Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib!  Refuel and refresh while socializing with others.  Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit!  Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages.  Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – Get Directions

Trail Runners in the Corn Crib

May
28
Sat
Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K @ Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K
May 28 @ 7:30 am

The Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K is the longest consecutive competitive running event in Jacksonville. This is the Race’s 24th year.

Proceeds from this year’s Race go to the Jacksonville Area Community Food Center.

Both courses start and finish on the east side of the Passavant campus. The courses travel through mainly residential areas on Jacksonville’s west side and are considered flat and fast. First, second, and third place award medals are given to male and female in 14 age categories.

Stay after the Race for great refreshments and a chance to win one of our many prize drawings.

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May
30
Mon
The Memorial Mile @ The Memorial Mile
May 30 @ 7:00 am

The 2016 Memorial Mile is the inaugural one mile race that benefits the Great Plains LIFE Foundation “Stay 4” Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping at-risk students graduate from high school and assisting them to find educational opportunities after the graduate.

This race will be a one mile, timed race that will follow the Memorial Day Parade Route in Downtown Bloomington and will finish in Miller Park

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Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk @ Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk
May 30 @ 8:00 am

The Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing 2nd Annual Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile walk will be held Memorial Day, Monday, May 30 at 8:00 a.m. The run begins in lower Glen Oak Park and goes through Springdale Cemetery.

Patriotic sunglasses will be given to the first 100 registered; dog tags will be given to the first 150 registered and a $100 cash prize will be given for the ‘MOST PATRIOTIC COSTUME’. Prizes for top finisher in age groups.

Fees are: $25.00 before March 31; $30.00 April and May; $35.00 race weekend. $15.00 for children. There is a $5.00 discount for Veterans. $20.00 for the 1 mile walk. Proceeds from the event will be used for home repair projects for Veterans in Central Illinois.

Timing will be done by Shazam Racing and the event is presented by CIAN, Inc. and sponsored by Sunrise Roofing, Associated Bank, Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, Fritch Heating & Cooling, Heart of Illinois Blue Star Mothers Club and Mike Murphy Ford. Link to register is atwww.ivfullercenter.org. 309-363-3737for questions.

May
31
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center
May 31 @ 5:30 pm

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., March 15th through November 1st, 2016

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings.  The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked.  Easy-to-follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option.  Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified.  Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib!  Refuel and refresh while socializing with others.  Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit!  Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages.  Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – Get Directions

Trail Runners in the Corn Crib

Jun
3
Fri
Kids Run For Fun @ IWU Track or Parkside Elementary
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm

Children ages 1-12 are invited to run on Friday evenings during the summer at Illinois Wesleyan University’s track or Parkside Elementary’s cross-country course. 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

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)

Location Schedule:

  • Friday June 3 – TBD
  • Friday June 10 – TBD
  • Friday June 17 – TBD
  • Friday June 24 – TBD
  • **No run Friday July 1 for the 4th of July weekend**
  • Friday July 8 – TBD
  • Friday July 15 – TBD
  • Friday July 22 – TBD
  • Friday July 29 – TBD
  • Friday August 5 – TBD
  • Friday August 12 (Trophy Night) – TBD