Take the best shot at qualifying for Boston with an experienced race team whose goal is to do everything possible to get you and a small group of other runners to the starting line in Hopkinton. With a multi-loop, fast, flat, and scenic course, the Spring Chance BQ.2 provides runners with the best chance at qualifying for Boston.
$2 discount for LRC members
$1 discount for Illinois Valley Striders, Starved Rock Runners, Springfield Road Runner, Decatur Running Club, and Second Wind
- 4.37 mile run (7K)
- 4.37 mile competitive walk (7K)
- 7.44 mile run (12k)
- 1/2 marathon (13.1 mile)
- 3 mile walk
- Map of Lake Run Courses
- 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
- 4.37 mile competitive walk: overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards (No age group for this event)
Partial proceeds from this event will benefit local charities.
The TBK Quad Cities Marathon, a USATF certified course, captures the essence of our nation’s heartland with its consistent connection to the Mississippi River, amazing views, and Midwest charm.
Rated a fairly flat and fast course, it is a great Boston qualifier!
The race features one of the finest, most scenic river views in the country. It covers 5 races, 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 island, all along the mighty Mississippi River.
The 26.2 mile run starts and ends at 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, IL. The event benefits many worthy causes. Our primary cause is prostate cancer research & screening.
With a full marathon, 20 mile, and half marathon, The Fox Valley Marathon Races is one of Chicagoland’s premier running events. Starting and ending in historic downtown St Charles, IL, the fast, gentle, shaded course winds through picturesque Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, and Aurora to a spectacular finish across the Fox River that can be seen from over a mile away. Use the Promo Code RC-LRC-2019-SAVE-5 to save $5 on the current entry price.
A cool, late October Chicago area Half Marathon and 5K with a scenic tour of Naperville’s parks, neighborhoods, and downtown district, a fast downhill finish on the river, and two great spectator viewing points within easy walking distance of race village. Use promo code RC-LRC-2019-SAVE-5 to save $5 off of the current Half Marathon entry fee.