A group of runners in & around Belleville, IL


Welcome to the website for the Belleville Running Club. Consider this your portal to the world of the BRC. We’re a group of runners in and around Belleville, IL.


Upcoming Events

(see complete calendar)

Belleville Main Street Marathon

5th Annual Marathon Slated for Sept. 26, 2020!

Plan to run, volunteer, and/or sponsor the 5th Annual Belleville Main Street Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. This race is organized by the Belleville Running Club and Toolen’s Running Start.  Run 26.2 on the 26th!!!(read more)

Couch to 5k Training

The 2020 Couch to 5K training is currently suspended due to concerns with COVID-19. All trainees should continue to train per the schedule (read more)

Marathon Training

More information about training for the 5th Annual Belleville Main Street Marathon will be forthcoming in the spring. The marathon is slated for  Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020! Run 26.2 on the 26th!!!  (read more)

Adopt a Trail

Don’t forget to pick up any litter you see along the trail and keep an eye out for anything that needs to be taken care of (potholes, lights out, etc).  Send an e-mail to us and we’ll forward the info to Parks and Recreation.(read more)

Runner Friendly Community

Belleville, Illinois has been named an RRCA Runner Friendly Community for 2014-2024.

RRCA Runner Friendly Community