Windrunners at JQ Picnic:
River to River Relay Photos:
Congratulations to our 2015 RIVER-TO-RIVER TEAMS - (Lisle Windrunners and A-Train). A-Train finishes 5th and the Windrunners were soaked by the rain.
The Lisle Windrunners running club was established in 1985 to serve regular runners in the western suburbs of Chicago. Our mission is to promote a lifetime of fitness with a level of competition when desired. Currently, there are 50+ individual members, both men and women with ages ranging from 25 to 82. The club sponsors regular training runs, a Windrunner racing circuit, one 10K race, monthly meetings, an annual awards & predictor breakfast, and relay teams for the annual River-to-River relay race in southern Illinois. Many of our members also compete in other circuits (CARA and Fox River mainly) with race distances ranging from 5K to marathons.
JOIN: Printable Application to join the club - only $20/year per family unit.
ADDRESS: Lisle Windrunners, PO Box 3574, Lisle IL 60532
2015 Club Officers:
GROUP TRAINING RUNS. Our group has several group training runs during the year. They are:
Summer: April 1 through November.
Saturdays: 8:00 AM (7:30 AM for June thru August), 5 to 10 miles (more/less). Meet at Herrick Lake, Butterfield entrance. Fine grain limestone trails, 5 miles out to Danada Farm and back at your own pace. Afterward we have breakfast together at the Danada Panera restaurant. Link to Herrick Lake/Danada summer training course map: Summer Course.
Monday and Wednesdays: 8:00 AM (7:30 AM for June thru August). Up to 10 miles around Argonne Lab (Waterfall Glen preserve). Meet at main parking west of Cass, south of I-55. Breakfast afterward at Downers Delight.
Winter: December 1 through March.
Saturdays, 8:00 AM at the Morton Arboretum. - located on east side of IL 53 1 mile north of Warrenville Rd. (or 1 mile south of Butterfield Rd). Meet on the SE corner of the main parking lot near the main Visitor's Center.
Mondays and Wednesdays : 8:00 AM - also at the Arboretum. Same meeting place.
An Arboretum membership (one year - $55 or more with options) is required or an $11 daily entrance fee. Run 2 to 16 miles (or more) through the beautiful Arboretum on cleared and sanded roads. The main road has rolling hills - a 5 mile loop on the east side of IL 53 and a 3 mile loop on the west side. Meet afterwards in the Arboretum Visitors Center for coffee and rolls.
UPCOMING EVENT CALENDAR:
April 25, 2015 - River-to-River Relay - Marion, IL
May 18, 2015 - Windrunner Monthly Meeting - Passero's Pizza, 5328 Main St., Lisle
June 20, 2015 - Windrunner post-training picnic - Herrick Lake FP - 10:00 AM
June 15, 2015 - Windrunner Monthly Meeting - Passero's Pizza, 5328 Main St., Lisle
August 23, 2015 - Windrunner 10K - Danada Forest Preserve (CARA CIRCUIT RACE)
1. 2014 Final Circuit Standings and Awards. Final Age-Graded standings are listed here. They include ALL runners with 6 or more circuit races and are based on Age-Graded standards. These A-G percentages are calculated for the average of the best 6 of your circuit races.
2. CARA 2014 Awards. Congratulations to Windrunners who picked up 5 awards at the CARA banquet on January 21, 2014. They are:
Over All Age Graded Results - #5 Lois Gilmore
50-54 Female - #2 Renee Severa
65-69 Female - #2 Isola Metz
80-84 Female - #1 Lois Gilmore
80-84 Male - #2 Wayne Gilmore
Overall Participation Award - Renee Severa
Overall Long Distance Award - Renee Severa
WINDRUNNERS IN CARA HALL OF FAME - LOIS GILMORE, JOHN QUINTON, JOE ARNOLD, ISOLA METZ, CHRISTINE LIPA
CLUB APPLICATION - Click here for a printable club > application and mail with $20 to Lisle Windrunners, PO Box 3574, Lisle, IL 60532.
CLUB SPONSORED EVENTS
SUMMER TRAINING COURSE Park inside main entrance on Butterfield, 1/10 mile east of Herrick Rd. Any distance from 1 to 20 miles can be run on various crushed limestone paths.
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