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Belleville named Runner Friendly Community by RRCA

This is still so cool:) Press release below from RRCA (http://www.rrca.org/services/news-entry/road-runners-club-of-america-announces-new-runner-friendly-community-design/) ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES NEW RUNNER FRIENDLY COMMUNITY® DESIGNATIONS FOR 2014 ARLINGTON, Virginia – The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is pleased to announce the first round of Runner Friendly Community designations for 2014, which includes: Belleville, IL; Richmond, VA; Rockwall, […]

Couch to 5k – Week 8

Couch to 5k – Week 8 The Eighth Couch to 5K Ses­sion is tomorrow (Mon­day, April 20th) at 6:30pm at BLV East Track! This week’s work­out will be as fol­lows: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 28 minutes. Don’t forget we will be running the Law Day Run course again this Saturday at 9:00am. The complete schedule can be […]

Couch to 5k – Week 7

Couch to 5k – Week 7 The Seventh Couch to 5K Ses­sion is tonight (Mon­day, April 13th) at 6:30pm at BLV East Track! It looks like the rain should be gone by this evening. This week’s work­out will be as fol­lows: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 25 minutes. Don’t forget we will be running […]

Couch to 5k – Week 6

Couch to 5k – Week 6 The Sixth Couch to 5K Ses­sion is tonight (Mon­day, April 6th) at 6:30pm at BLV East Track (be there by 6:15)! This week’s work­out will be as fol­lows: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog – 5 minutes; Walk – 3 minutes; Jog – 8 minutes; Walk – 3 minutes; and Jog – 5 minutes. The […]

Couch to 5k – Week 4

Couch to 5k – Week 4 The Fourth Couch to 5K Ses­sion is today (Mon­day, March 23rd) at 6:30pm at the BLV WEST High School Track (be there by 6:15)! If you haven’t already com­pleted and sub­mit­ted an appli­ca­tion, please fill one out and bring it along with you. This week’s work­out will be as fol­lows: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog – 3 minutes; Walk – 90 […]

Couch to 5k – Week 3

The Third Couch to 5K Ses­sion is tomor­row (Mon­day, March 16th) at 6:30pm at BLV East Track (be there by 6:15)! If you haven’t already com­pleted and sub­mit­ted an appli­ca­tion, please fill one out and bring it along with you. This week’s work­out will be as fol­lows: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then do two repetitions of the following: Jog – 90 seconds; Walk – 90 seconds; Jog – […]

Cancelled – Couch to 5k Session 1

The sun is shining and very motivating to go outside for some activity, however the snow is still a hindrance.  Unfortunately, we will have to cancel our Week 1 Couch to 5K Group session this evening due to a snow-covered track.  Please pass this information along to any friends and family that were planning to […]

February 2015 Newsletter

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2015 Couch to 5k – Spread the Word

Our Couch to 5K program is quickly approaching, and we need your help to make it a success!  So, please start encouraging friends, family members and co-workers to participate. Talk it up in person, post the flier on FB, tweet it and feel free to post the flier at your workplace (if allowed), local gym, and anywhere […]

Fall Trashy Run (11/16/14)

BRC will have the Fall Trash Run this Sunday, November 16th, beginning at 12:30pm at North End Park in Belleville. Please check the Trashy Run Flyer for additional details. Feel free to invite family and friends! We will have some work gloves and trash bags available. We always do a great job of cleaning up our trails. […]