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Name Website Description
American College of Sports Medicine

The American College of Sports Medicine promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life

Body n' Sole Sports

Body N' Sole Sports, Champaign's only specialized running and swimming source, came to the city in 1979 to provide technically correct information on the latest shoes and gear. Body N' Sole, also provides a service to the running community and has on-site information on regional and local races. Jed & Mike and their knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer all of your running and swimming needs.

Bulldog Race The mission of the Bulldog Race was to support the Mahomet Seymour Junior High cross country and track and field teams. Proceeds from the race directly supported those two programs. In a time of budget cuts, fundraising is essential for purchasing uniforms, supplies and equipment. This event was organized by Coach Bails Running, LLC. This event was held in 2013 and 2014. No immediate plans for the future.
Chi Running

Chi Running® is the world’s leader in teaching safe and efficient, natural running technique to reduce injury and improve personal performance. Their mission is to help you empower the runner and discover the athlete in you.

Melby Chiropractic (Champaign)

Walk Chiropractic (Mahomet)

The purpose of chiropractic care is to get your body to function at its best and maintain optimal health and wellness. 

Road ID

The mission of Road ID is two-fold: One, to educate outdoor enthusiasts about the importance of wearing ID. Two, to provide these athletes with innovative identification products that they will want to include as part of their gear.

Road Runner's Club of America

Founded in 1958, The Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest national association of running clubs, running events, and runners dedicated to promoting running as a competitive sport and as healthy exercise. The mission of the RRCA is to promote the sport of running through the development and growth of running clubs and running events throughout the country.  The RRCA supports the common interests of runners of all abilities during all stages of life by providing education and leadership opportunities along with programs and services that benefit all runners.

Second Wind Running Club

SWRC is a non-profit organization formed in 1983 to promote running activities in the Champaign-Urbana area.  Membership is open to people of all abilities interested in running, walking, and fitness. 

USA Track and Field

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.