Founded in 1983, the Second Wind Running Club is Champaign-Urbana's premier running and walking club. Membership is open to all ages and levels, from beginning walkers to seasoned runners. With around 500 members, there is truly something for everyone.

Regularly Scheduled Weekly Events:

Fun Run: Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana (at the intersection of Windsor and Vine).
Post Run Fun: Join us Tuesday at 7:30 at a rotating list of bars and restaurants in Champaign-Urbana! If a location does NOT serve food, they allow you to bring in your own - order a pizza, or bring a sandwich from home.
July 31: Huaraches Moreleon in Urbana 
August 7: Maize in downtown Champaign
August 14: Second Wind Cookout at Meadowbrook
August 21: Iron Post in Urbana 
August 28: Scotty's Brewpub in Savoy 
September 4: Esquire in Champaign
September 11: Crane Ally in Urbana
September 18: Guido's in Champaign
September 25: Triptych in Savoy
October 2: Black Dog in Urbana
October 9: Seven Saints in Champaign
Speedwork: Wednesday at 6pm. We will meet at Orchard Downs in Urbana. Come participate in a fun and different workout each week. Runners of all speeds are welcome to attend and speedwork may alternate meeting locations so check the weekly email.
Riggs Run: Thursday at 6:30pm at Riggs Brewery on High Cross. A 4-6 mile run, followed by refreshments. BYOfood (often there's a food truck). 
Long run/fall marathon training: Saturdays at 7am. See the meeting locations here: http://secondwindrunningclub.org/falllongruns

Board Meetings: Third Tuesdays at 7pm at the Urbana Free Library in the Satthertwaite conference room in the basement. Check out the agendas here.


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