The Springfield Road Runners Club will post information about non-club racing events in the Central Illinois area. For SRRC and partner events click here. If you would like to promote your race in this area, please fill out the following form: SRRC Event Advertising Form


Run for the Library
Date: March 25th, 2017
Start Location: Alton, IL
Start Time: 8:00 am

Distances: 13.1 miles and 5K
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Run for the Library
Date: April 1st, 2017
Start Location: Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, Mahomet, IL
Start Time: 8:00 am

Distances: 10K and 5K
Additional Info: 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds support the Friends of the Mahomet Public Library and the Rotary Club of Mahomet. For registration and more information, see www.RunfortheLibrary.Info

Illini Veterans 5K
Date: April 9th, 2017
Start Location: 709 S Mathews Ave. Champaign, IL
Start Time: 10:00 am

Distances: 5K
Additional Info: Help us support Disabled Veterans by supporting the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education at UIUC!   The Illini Veterans’ Memorial 5K run/walk honors Veterans that have made sacrifices to our nation.  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign registered student organization Illini Veterans are putting together the 5th Annual Memorial 5K run/walk.  All proceeds for the event benefit the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, which is located on the UIUC campus.  The Center for Wounded Veterans houses student Veterans that require services and/or accommodations while they pursue a higher education.   The run/walk will start at 10 AM, with T-Shirt Pickup and Race Day Registration starting at 8 AM. The 5K course is open to Adults and Children, is Wheelchair& Stroller Friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome as well.   Please come out and support a great cause!   Registration URL: More information on the Center for Wounded Veterans: Thank you!

Little Miracles 5k
Date: April 15th, 2017
Start Location: Washington Park, Springfield IL
Start Time: 10:00 am

Distances: 5K run/walk
Additional Info: Proceeds from the Little Miracles 5K will help build the brand new NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Until) for preemies at St. John’s Children’s Hospital.  Please come join us for this great fundraising event!

5th Annual Run for Respect
Date: April 22nd, 2017
Start Location: Pontiac, IL
Start Time: 10:00 am

Distances: 5K and 1 Mile fun run/walk
Additional Info: Race Website JOIN US! Help us Spread The Word To End The Word by replacing the r-word with the NEW r-word RESPECT! All proceeds from the Run for Respect benefit Special Olympics and Pontiac Township High School’s Peers In Action programs. This year’s theme is RESPECT IS MY SUPERHERO! Come dressed as your favorite superhero (optional). ? RACE: Accurately measured chip timed flat 5K which begins and ends at Pontiac Township High School – 5K starts at 10:00am and 1 mile walk starts after the 5K runners take off (on the high school track) AWARDS: 5K, overall male/female, male/female age groups REGISTRATION/ENTRY: 5K and Fun Run Participants registering by 4/7/2017 will receive a dry-fit T-shirt. No guarantees for shirts after 4/7/2017. Adult 5K/1 mile run $20.00 Students 5K/1 mile run $10.00 $25.00 same day registration for all Team : Come as a team (3 or more) and Earn Special Recognition and a Team Plaque! QUESTIONS? Contact Laura Baumgardner at (815) 844-6113 or by e-mail at


Fat Ass 5k & Street Party for Charity
Date: May 13th, 2017
Start Location: Springfield, IL
Start Time: 10:00 am
Distances: 5k
Additional Info: The 10th annual Fat Ass 5k & Street Party for Charity is Saturday, May 13, 2017. It is a professionally timed 5k through historic downtown Springfield, IL. Although the fastest win trophies, you may want to stop and join the walkers because the race includes beer, corn dog, donut, and taco stops along with wacky and talented live music and entertainment! The 5k is followed by a Street Party that includes ice-cold Pepsi, Coors, award-winning barbecue, and more live music! You also get a fantastic Fat Ass 5k t-shirt! ALL profits go to charities, so join us for this uniquely fun and charitable race! The evening before you can prepare for the 5k at the Fat Ass Craft Beer & Cigar Festival on Friday, May 12, which includes drink and food trucks and 3 live bands! For more information and to register, visit

Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) 5K Grow & Go
Date: May 13th, 2017
Start Location: Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters, 1701 Towanda Ave. Bloomington, IL 61702
Start Time: 7:30 am
Distances: 5K & 1 mile walk
Additional Info: Ready, Set, Go & Grow! The IAA Foundation proudly presents its 7th Annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn more about our roots in agriculture while supporting a great cause. Proceeds from this race benefit Illinois Ag in the Classroom (IAITC), a program that provides free resources to teachers in an effort to help students make the connection between food, fiber, fuel & farming. Registration and more information at the race website

LiveFit With Lupus “Hills of the QC Race and Festival”
Date: May 20th, 2017
Start Location: 3851 Forest Grove Drive, LeClaire, Iowa 52753
Start Time: 8:00 am

Distances: 1mile, 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon
Additional Info: LIVEFIT WITH LUPUS event which will be held on May 20, 2017 at The Black Watch Room on Pebble Creek Golf Course. This event will consist of a 1 mile fun run, 5k run/walk, 10k and a 1/2marathon, along with post-race party. More information can be found at


Millstadt Half Marathon & 5K
Date: June 4th, 2017
Start Location: Millstadt Village Park, 504 Kalbfleisch Dr, Millstadt, IL 62260
Start Time: 7:00 am and 7:15 am

Distances: Half Marathon & 5K
Additional Info: The Friends of the Old Millstadt Water Tower are having the inaugural Millstadt Half Marathon & 5K for the restoration and preserving the old water tower. The organization is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity. The half marathon is a course that has rolling hills and a few steep hills that will take you on mostly country back roads with scenic farms, fields, and trees. The 5K is a flat out and back on a mostly country road. All half marathon finishers will receive a commemorative glass beer stein. More information and registration can be found at:

Summerfest Rock n’ Sole
Date: June 10th, 2017
Start Location: 639 East Summerfest Place Milwaukee, WI 53202
Start Time: 7:00 am

Distances: Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 5K, Kids Run
Additional Info: Race Website

Race with your Heart
Date: June 10th, 2017
Start Location: Eureka Lake, Eureka Illinois
Start Time: 7:30am for the run and 8:45am for the walk

Distances: 5K and 10K run and 2 mile walk
Additional Info: Our beautiful course go though the nature trails at the lower Eureka Lake and along the water front. Race Flyer

16th Annual Raider Challenge 5k/10k
Date: June 24th, 2017
Start Location: 1400 South 11th, Quincy, IL, 62301
Start Time: 7:30 am

Distances: 10K / 5K and 1 mile fun run
Additional Info: This is the race you don’t want to miss!!! The 16th Annual Raider Challenge! It includes 5k and 10k runs, a 5k walk, and a youth 1 mile fun run! The 5k/10k runs and the 5k walk start at 7:30 a.m. The Youth fun run will start immediately after, approximately 7:32 a.m. Follow the link for more information and online registration! Early packet pick-up will be Friday, June 23, between 3-6 p.m. in the school foyer at Quincy Notre Dame High School. All proceeds benefit the Quincy Notre Dame Cross Country programs. Visit

Remember 5k & 1 Mile
Date: June 24th, 2017
Start Location: Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center – 1989 IL-16, Shelbyville, IL 62565
Start Time: 8:00 am

Distances: 1 Mile (walk) & 5k Run/Walk
Additional Info: Registration Website Registration begins at 7:00 am – Balloon Release at 7:55 am – Race begins at 8:00 am This is not your typical 5k race. Before the race gets started, balloons can be purchased and written on to remember or honor a loved one touched by cancer. Right before the race, we release the balloons over Lake Shelbyville! This course has beautiful scenery overlooking Lake Shelbyville! Children riding in strollers do not need to register. This event is rain or shine. Registration Fee: Pre-registration fee is $20.00 if received by June 9, 2017 and guaranteed an event T-Shirt. Registration after June 10, 2017 or on race day is $25.00. Race benefits the Relay For Life of Shelby County Questions? Contact Sarah Lucht at or 217.523.4503


5K Freedom Fun Run
Date: July 1st, 2017
Start Location: Lake Lou Yaeger Picnic Area 3: 3 Primitive Lane, Litchfield, IL 62056
Start Time: 7:30 am

Distances: 5K
Additional Info:


2nd Annual Belleville Main Street Marathon
Date: 9/30/2017
Start Location: Belleville, IL
Start Time: 7:00 am

Distances: Marathon – 26.2 miles
Additional Info: Run a portion of America’s longest Main Street during this marathon-only race on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in historic Belleville, IL, near downtown St. Louis. The course also includes paved trails and is a Boston Marathon qualifier with enthusiastic crowd support, for ONLY $65. All finishers will receive a medal, and all participants will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt among other goodies. Race amenities include ample water and fueling stations along the course; awards in numerous divisions; energetic volunteers and spectators; and free post-race food, beverages, and entertainment provided by local restaurants and businesses. To register and for more information, please visit