• 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
  • IN Passing - suggestions for our official Newsletter

    Your contributions to the newsletter are vital. Send your stories (or comments & feedback) and related photos (including cover photos) to Send your race results to When submitting an article, please include the text and captions for photos in a text document. Cover page submissions should be preferably in a higher resolution quality.


    We warmly appreciate any write-ups you may have to share in the newsletter. This could be a 2 line recap of your spring training, which we can put in a section we might call "Running Shorts". Or you can email the Newsletter Editor a one page (or so) write-up on a thrilling race you conquered (please send a photo or two with the longer submissions)! You can also recap your running experiences, race expos purchases, your running shoefies gone wrong, or simply the answer to everyone's question - "WHAT do you eat that keeps you running?"


    Any photo must include a brief description of when and where the photo was taken, and by who. Additional info that would be desired but not required are names of any club members in the photo along with name of event where the photo was taken at. Please feel free to caption photos if you feel adventurous!


    Happy Running!

    -jim a fair iii, president

    Club Document Descriptors: 
    Unpublish Date: 
    Friday, January 31, 2020