The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has announced its selection of races to be deemed as Championship Races of 2018. Among those, the Christie Clinic Illinois Half Marathon in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, was chosen as the Half Marathon Championship Race.
Peoria’s scariest Halloween race, The Screaming Pumpkin, has been canceled for 2017 and for the foreseeable future, according to the Shazam Racing Facebook page.
Bloomington, Illinois’ annual fall “We Care Twin Cities Half Marathon” announced on June 15th that the race would no longer continue in 2017. Instead, the race is set to merge with St. Jude, now titled The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer featuring the We Care 1/2 Marathon.
Join local runners in Decatur, IL for Summer Park Runs at Fairview Park on Tuesdays this summer. Sign up begins at 5:30 p.m. and the entry fee is $1
Decatur’s Shoreline Squad training program kicks off its’ summer program June 8, 2017 at Nelson Park in Decatur, Illinois. Shoreline Squad offers 13 weeks of instruction conducted by experienced squad leaders in walking, Learn to Run, 5k and 15k groups leading up to race day.
Abe’s Army is a 12 week program starting May 22, 2017, designed to train new runners and walkers to complete Abe’s Amble – Springfield’s premier 10K road race, held on the final day of the Illinois State Fair.