Why Join/ Benefits

Why Join

Membership in Starved Rock Runners, Ltd means that you will be able to meet other runners of various abilities and backgrounds. Our club welcomes runners and joggers of all abilities and ages. Starved Rock Runners has a membership of approximately 300, with active members from ages 6 to 80.

By joining our club you are sure to get to know runners with interests and abilities similar to your own. Whether you are a “back of the packer” or compete with runners at a sub 5 minute per mile pace, there are other Starved Rock Runners going your speed. And you will be assured of accurate courses and times thanks to our desire to give meaningful results that you can be confident of.

We have a race circuit consisting of 21 races. Any member who runs the minimum number of races (5 for seniors/children and 7 for adults) receives an award for his or her accomplishment.

The club is affiliated with Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and brings the expertise and benefits of the world’s largest running organization to our members.


  • Detailed and comprehensive race calendar.
  • Weekly group fun runs.
  • Social events: annual banquet, group runs, etc.
  • Monthly meetings that give you a chance to have a say in the way the club functions and plans its activities.
  • Support of other runners.