Second Wind Weekly Events - Dec 16 through DEC 22

Tues Fun Run - Wed Speed Work - Volunteer Call - Weekly Update Exclusives

Can you take notes once a month during a board meeting as club Secretary, pay a few invoices a month as club Treasurer, or touch base with our various groups of volunteers as Vice President to check in on how they are doing? Would you be willing to take the concerns of our members to the board or present and defend the next great project our club should put into action? Then please, join the board! We could use your enthusiasm, talent, energy, experience, or interest on our board for next year. Positions we can use help with include Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, or Board Member. Email to let the board know you are interested.


Here is a quick list of what you can sign up for TODAY:

1. Winter full and half Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Training Program (Pacer sign up is now available on the page)

2. The Annual Meeting and Banquet in January (trust me, the food is awesome)

3. Email the Board to join the Board as a Director or Officer (Vice President/Secretary/Treasurer).

4. Nominate your running buddies (or even yourself) for our club awards:

5. Race Timing: our race coordinator is looking for people interested in a variety of opportunities, such as a Registration Specialist. For more details, please email


Weather related or other changes are usually posted by your coordinators (Monday Runday, Tuesday Fun Runs, Wednesday Speedwork) on social media (ex: facebook/twitter). For our fun runs at night, we encourage you to run with a headlamp to run in the dark for your safety and enjoyment. Our Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Training kick off is on the first Thursday in January.
TUESDAY FUN RUN at 6pm - Tuesday Fun Run - meet at the UofI ARC. We encourage you to enjoy a post run Happy Hour at Lodgic Everyday Kitchen. Email general questions to
WEDNESDAY SPEEDWORK is at the winter meetup location at the UofI Armory at 6pm (at Fourth and Gregory)
  • Directions can be found at UofI Armory. The armory charges a fee to the general public ($3/person; $5/family). Monthly and quarterly passes are available.
  • Speedwork will be on the indoor track. For general questions, please email our speedwork coordinator at



MONDAY RUN DAY & Thursday Riggs Run: both suspended until Spring 2020 
The next board meeting is a closed board meeting on Dec 19 at 6 pm. Our upcoming agendas & prior minutes from Board meetings can be found at Agendas & Minutes.

Other Info & Volunteer Help Welcome

We are looking for volunteers to help with other roles. Do you want to test the waters of volunteering but not ready to join the board? Do you have something you are interested in doing, but we do not have it listed? Email the President if you are interested in something below or want to do something not listed (ie: start a new morning fun run).

  1. Newsletter Team: Editor, copywriter, proofreader.
  2. Board Members and officers for 2020 (Directors, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President).
  3. Race timing: Assist the race timing team/coordinator at our race timing events (such as a Registration Specialist). For more details, please email
  4. Web team (web master, database admin, and more):

Have any Questions? Send me suggestions. Also join us on our fun runs, and remind your friends and family to renew their membership! We thank you for being a member!

Let's Have Fun Running!

Jim Fair III, RRCA Certified Race Director

  • President, Second Wind Running Club
  • Race Director, Allerton Park Trail Run


Unpublish Date: 
Monday, December 23, 2019