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About libertyville running club

It pays to run with friends and you don't have to pay for that here. So whether you're a new or experienced runner, training for a race or just hoping to have a casual run with friends, this page will be a resource for all active people in and around Libertyville.

Meet the LRC – Patti Greer Spotlight 2017

Patti Greer (from Gurnee) stumbled on LRC’s Facebook page two years ago. She was pleased to find a club that encouraged everyone to run regardless of ability or goals, pace or distance. Along the trails and roads we run, Patti discovered a wealth of … Continue reading

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LRC Third Year in Review

What is a running club? Moreover, what is the goal of a running club? For 3 years now, the LRC has set out to redefine what one is and what it can do. At our core, we provide runners with the means to … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – December Member Spotlight 2016

As year three of the Libertyville Running Club comes to a close, it’s time we highlight Melissa Brunette, the Great and Powerful Oz herself, in this final Monthly Member Spotlight. Many of you know her, many of you do not. It’s … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – November Member Spotlight 2016

Meet Kiko, possibly your next running buddy. Kiko’s foster mom, Nicole Quigley, has been fostering him for 8 months from Placing Paws  – a Libertyville-based rescue group that takes cats and dogs from rural shelters with high euthanasia rates. With no … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – October Member Spotlight 2016

  Meet Dan, he’s a bit nuts. This is a common trait among the successful ultrarunner. How else do you explain someone who pushes themselves to run so far, for so long, often times in dangerous conditions? In other words, Dan – like … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – September Member Spotlight 2016

  By now, you’ve likely seen the Charles family at an LRC run: Kaya leading the speedsters on her bike at a Saturday long run, Joseph running with Sebastian in the jogger to meet us between his house and the … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – August Member Spotlight 2016

You’re likely familiar with JulieAnn as a volunteer at LRC events: Dog Days of Summer 3K, Run of the Dead Elimination Run, Chicago Marathon Mile 23 Party Station. But that’s not to say she doesn’t run. In fact, she just finished … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – July Member Spotlight 2016

Meet Ken – he likes photography and long walks on the beach and… Seriously though, he is an avid scuba diver; that’s kind of like walking on the beach. In the beach. And he was one of the photographers that provided us … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – June Member Spotlight 2016

Today is Global Running Day (A.K.A. –  National Running Day) – a global initiative aimed at encouraging people to live healthy, fitter lives. Since the beginning of the LRC, I’ve come across many inspiring stories of healthy transformations, from our very first … Continue reading

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Meet the LRC – May Member Spotlight 2016

  Diana came to the U.S. in 1999 on vacation from her home in Bogotá, Columbia… And stayed here. She and her daughter, Natalia, moved to Libertyville almost 6 years ago. As Diana expressed to me, they nearly left Libertyville … Continue reading

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