News & Announcements

2019 SRRL Circuit Schedule

SRRL 2019 CIRCUIT RACE SCHEDULE 3/23       Lori’s Walleye Run 5K – Spring Valley 4/6         Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon – Springfield 5/4         Lake Run 12K – Lake Bloomington 5/11       Starved Rock Country Half Marathon – Ottawa 5/11       Starved Rock Country 5K – Ottawa 5/27       YMCA Memorial Day 5K – Streator 6/15       Steamboat Classic 15k – Peoria … READ MORE >

2019 Board and Officers Elected

Election of the Board of Directors for the Starved Rock Runners were recently held, and officers were elected at the Board meeting on January 15th. Board members re-elected to serve a two year term were: Joe Bornac, Carol Pratt, Dan Rolando, Tim Novack, Carroll Lulay, Mark Wackerline and Bob Zeglis. Board members remaining on the … READ MORE >

Interested In Contributing to The Pacesetter

Do you like writing? Do you have a running experience you would like to share? In the last survey we did, we found members like reading about other runners experiences, so we’re looking for SRRL members to contribute to the Pacesetter. Submit your article by emailing it to: Articles will be used as space … READ MORE >

2019 FAT ASS 50

There was a lot of slipping and sliding, and a lot of falls, but 44 runners braved the snow and slippery conditions do run the 2019 Fat Ass 50. When snow covered, the course is generally very scenic and beautiful, but visibility was limited to about 100 yards so no one could enjoy the full … READ MORE >

Runner Profiles Wanted

If you are a Starved Rock Runner and are interested in submitting your Runner Profile to be published in the Pacesetter, you can do so by going to the link below and following the instructions provided. Click for link for questionaire.

Fat Ass 2019 is approaching fast

The 24th Annual Fat Ass 50 will be on Saturday January 12th @ 9:00AM. Event starts and finishes at Putnam County Jr. High School. Run as much or as little of the 50K as you desire. The course is beautifully scenic with slightly rolling hills. There is limited aide on the course. Showers are available. … READ MORE >

Long Time Race Director/Promoter Passes

The running community has lost a long time race director and promoter, Gary “Butch” Cary. Below is information that was copied from the City of Oglesby’s Facebook page. Rest In Peace Gary. The city extends its most sincere condolences to the family of Oglesby Electric Commissioner Gary “Butch” Carey. Carey died today at a Rockford … READ MORE >

SRRL Annual Banquet

Just a reminder that the Starved Rock Runners Annual Banquet is fast approaching (March 3rd). The banquet is held at the Maples Supper Club (1401 Shooting Park Rd, Peru, Il). Cocktails will start at 5:00PM (cash bar), with a buffet style diner at 6:00PM with program to follow. Cost of the meal is $20.00 for … READ MORE >


A newly revised Circuit Standings for 2017 has been posted on the web site. Please check the new post to verify that you’ve received points for all of your races. This is how we verify information for the awards given at the Annual Banquet. If you find an issue, please send an email to the … READ MORE >