Links

Please e-mail us if you’d like your link included on this page.

Gear

Here are a couple of links to the places where we buy our gear:

(Toolen’s Running Start is located in Shiloh, IL and is THE Local Running Store. BRC Members get a
discount. If you are a member, contact us to get more
information.)

(Bicycle World is the only bike shop in Belleville and is located on the West End of Belleville)

(Running Warehouse is an online running store. BRC Members get a 15% discount. If you are a member, contact us to get the code.

Visit Run Forever Spots

(Run Forever Sports is a small business located out of suburban Chicago that sells compression gear for
runners)

Local Resources

Here are a few local resources. If you want information on local running clubs, check out Run Belleville.

Belleville Parks and Recreation

(Belleville Parks and Recreation takes care of the bike trail and parks that we run through.)

Get Up And Go

(Get Up Go is a Health and Fitness Challenge for Communities, Groups and Organizations of St. Clair County, Illinois.)

(Metro East Park and Recreation District shall have as its primary duty the development, operation, and
maintenance of a public system of interconnecting trails and parks throughout St Clair and Madison County.)

Big Hump

( A hash is a run with beer at the beginning, middle, and end, followed by a lot more beer and some very
silly songs.)

(Trailnet is a St. Louis based non-profit organization with a 20-year history of Promoting Active Living as
a way of life that encourages people to integrate physical activity into their daily routines.)

(Southern Illinois Hashers. They tend to meet somewhere in the area between Troy, Cahokia, Columbia and
Prairie du Rocher. Quite a few are in Belleville. They currently run on 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays.)

Running Resources

And here are a few more running resources:

(Coolrunning.com is a running website. The link takes you to their aches and pains section to help you out
with any running pains that you might be having.)

(Runningintheusa.com is a website with national listings of races, running clubs, etc.)

US Race Calendar

(The US Race Calendar is for promoting running and racing. All race directors, event managers and running
clubs can use the US Race Calendar for their race website.)

Athlinks

(Athlinks is the largest results database for competitive endurance athletes in the world. They pull in
times for running races, triathlon, swimming, cycling, mountain biking … pretty much any timed endurance
sport that you can think of – if they can find the results, they will add them to the database and link them
to members’ accounts.)

MapMyRun

(Mapmyrun.com is a social wellness-oriented website that allows mapping routes, tracking fitness, etc.)

Friends

Here are links to running and fitness related businesses run by our members:

Fit STL

(FIT STL Personal Training. Christy is an AFAA and IFA certified personal trainer serving the St. Louis and
metro east area. Her area of expertise includes weight loss, functional training, figure competitions and
nutritional coaching.)

Chiro-Med

(Chiro-Med Health and Wellness Centers have locations in Belleville and O’Fallon. Chiro-Med Health and
Wellness Centers have been very active with the BRC.)