• Illinois Club Relays 2020

    The Illinois Track Club will be selling Club Relays t-shirts this year. The design for the shirts has been finalized.  The front of the shirt features our new Club Relays logo. See below for pictures of the front and back of the shirts. 100 of these shirts will be available for sale at the meet (sized S-M-L-XL). The relevant meet details are:

    Date and Time:  Saturday, February 29th at 10AM

    Location:  University of Illinois Armory (505 E. Armory Ave, Champaign, IL 61820)


    Schedule:  The women's race of each event will precede the men's race.  The meet will be run on a rolling schedule. Both running and field events will begin at 10AM.

    Running Events:

    60m Hurdles

    60m Dash

    4x800m Relay

    4x200m Relay

    3000m Run

    1600m Sprint Medley Relay

    1 Mile Run

    4x400m Relay


    Field Events:

    High Jump

    Long Jump

    Triple Jump

    Shot Put


    Scoring:  Relay events are scored 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.  Only one relay team per school can score in each event.  However, each team may enter as many relay teams as desired.  Individual events are scored as two person relays, with the top two marks from each team counting towards the team score (except for the mile, in which case the top four marks are added together).  Scorers do not need to be declared in advance.

    Facility:  The meet will be held at the University of Illinois Armory.  This is a 200 meter indoor track. Spikes (up to 1/4 inch pyramids) are permitted.  Batons and starting blocks will be provided.  An athletic trainer will be available to all athletes, and emergency medical staff will be on-site.

    Costs:  $10 per individual event and $20 per relay team (team cap at $350).  Payment is due the day of the meet, no exceptions.

    Hotels: For those of you who are on the fence due to travel costs,  I have included below the names of local hotels with their approximate cost, distance from the Armory, and phone number.  As you can see, there are many affordable options.  Of course, hotels should be contacted directly to confirm price and availability.

    Red Roof Inn Champaign, $36, 3.0 miles, (217) 352-0101

    America's Best Value Inn Champaign, $42, 3.6 miles, (217) 356-6873
    Rodeway Inn Urbana Champaign, $42, 3.1 miles, (217) 384-8000
    Microtel Inn by Wyndham Champaign, $46, 6.1 miles, (217) 398-4136
    Day's Inn by Wyndham Champaign/Urbana, $49, 3.5 miles, (217) 866-0868
    WoodSpring Suites Champaign Urbana, $49, 4.3 miles, (217) 359-5499
    Motel 6 Urbana, $50, 3.6 miles, (217) 344-1085
    America's Best Value Inn Urbana Champaign, $50, 2.1 miles, (217) 531-2493
    Econo Lodge Urbana Champaign, $50, 2.7 miles, (217) 367-6000
    Super 8 by Wyndham Champaign, $51, 3.1 miles, (217) 689-4881
    Extended Stay America Champaign Urbana, $52, 3.5 miles, (217) 351-8899
    Baymont by Wyndham Champaign, $55, 3.2 miles, (217) 356-8900
    Lincoln Lodge, $57, 2.2 miles, (217) 367-1111
    Quality Inn & Suites, $68, 3.2 miles, (217) 352-4055Eastland Suites Urbana Champaign, $71, 3.6 miles, (217) 367-8331
    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, $74, 3.5 miles, (217) 355-6666
    La Quinta Suites by Wyndham Champaign, $77, 3.1 miles, (217) 356-4000Results:  After the meet, results will be emailed out to teams and individuals who competed at the meet. Results will also be available on our website after the meet. Live results will be available at the meet.  The 2019 Club Relays results are available HERE

    Club Document Descriptors: 
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    Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • Monday Runday funs runs at Lodgic!

    Parents Run will be at LODGIC for MONDAY RUNDAYS
    Resumes in Spring 2020 Mondays at 6:15pm at Lodgic Everyday Community

    Trying to balance running with parenting can be hard. Finally, an opportunity for PARENTS TO HELP PARENTS enjoy a weeknight Monday run kind of day and keep the kids involved. 

    Safety is our top priority! As such, we have partnered with both Lodgic Everyday Community (and the Lodgic Kids Camp daycare facilities) and Pursuit Fitness. This is the equivilent of "Option B" from the survey published in In Passing issue 4 (2019) that many of you completed! To register you child into Lodgic Kids Camp, you will need to submit all of your paperwork (application, naturalization documents, etc). Here is the link to get started.

    Email any additional questions about our Monday Runday, to:


    • No worries about childcare! Our partnership with Lodgic provides a safe, convenient, and fun place for your kids (at Lodgic Kids Camp) with a discounted runner rate for Monday Runday.
    • Perfect for all levels of runners! Begin with guided stretching provided by Pursuit Fitness @ 6:15pm. A mapped out run follows at 6:30pm. This fun, encouraging environment can improve your running!
    • Great way to meet other parents who love running! Socialize after the run at the Lodgic Cafe Happy Hour until 8pm


    • Families attending the inaugural event receive waived Kids Camp registration fee, one free hour of childcare, free Lodgic’s Workplace daypass; free t-shirt! 
    • Starting the following Monday for running club families, Lodgic will offer 1/2 price registration fees, Second Wind discount
    • Kids Camp regular rate for Second Wind members of $8/hr for the 1st child and $5 for siblings during running events.
    • Warm up (decompress/stretch) using methods prescribed by and led by Pursuit Fitness


    • Between 6pm and 6:15pm you will sign in for Monday Runday at sign in tables hosted by Pursuit Fitness (at 6pm our run coordinator could possibly lead anyone already warmed up for a quick 1 mile warm up jog).
    • At 6:15pm, Pursuit Fitness will lead a dynamic stretching and warmup session.
    • At 6:30pm, 2ndWind will lead the fun run for a continuous outdoor loop.
    • After the run, attend the Happy Hour sponsorfed by Lodgic Everyday Community


    • From 6p-8p, Lodgic will be offering a Happy Hour for runners with 1/2 price glasses of wine, $5 cocktail, $5 mocktail.


    • Kids aged 12 months -12 years can attend Lodgic’s Kids Camp 
    • If you have not prior done so, please submit any missing paperwork for the KidsCamp before the run. Otherwise the daycare center will not be able to watch your children during the run.
    • Kids Camp will be doing some large motor exercises and yoga stretching with the children.
    • Kids Camp serves dinner at 6 p.m. All children in care at that time will be served dinner.
    • Kids Camp is DCFS licensed and families HAVE to be registered, Lodgic strongly encourage you to submit your paperwork early. 
    • Completed forms can be emailed to for review.
    • For the paperwork to be completed, go to

    Please note - Lodgic Kids Camp is DCFS licensed and they recommend submitting your child’s paperwork ahead of time.


    Unpublish Date: 
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020