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WELCOME TO THE EVANSTON RUNNING CLUB
 
Are you a new runner looking to get fit?
Are you a seasoned marathoner looking for a PR?
Are you a recreational runner looking for a fun gang to run with?
Are you a competitive runner training for a 5k, 10k,
half marathon or more?
 
"Every day I run is better because of the one day each week I run with the club!" (Danielle K.)

WHATEVER YOUR GOALS, THE EVANSTON RUNNING CLUB IS FOR YOU!
AND we organize great volunteer opportunities and have epic parties! 
   
  
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WEEKLY SUMMER RUNS (April - Oct.)

Click on the run or email the run organizer for more info

 

MONDAY PM - Evening Run - 6:30, Elm & Harrison, NW Evanston - Dennis O'Callahan occentralpk@gmail.com 


TUESDAY AM - Early Morning Lakefront Run  - 5:30, Greenleaf and Lakefront - Kate Saccany cdsaccany@aol.com
 
WEDNESDAY PM - Summervals - 6:30, ETHS Outdoor Track - Nancy Rollins nr.runner@gmail.com
 
THURSDAY AM - Early Morning Lakefront Run - 5:30, Greenleaf and Lakefront - Kate Saccany cdsaccany@aol.com

THURSDAY PM - Thursday Pub Run  - 7:00, Lake and Sherman - Meredith Kopelmanmeredith.s.kopelman@gmail.com 

SATURDAY AM - Summer SMLR - 7:15, Lighthouse Beach Park - Timothy Guimond - trguimond@gmail.com


SATURDAY AM - Lite Run - 8:15, Lighthouse Beach Park - Al Whiteaswhitedd@ameritech.net 


Note: Times are START times; try to be 10 to 15 minutes early!


RICKY BYRDSONG RESULTS

 

 

TURNOUT: 176 RUNNERS! 92 5k and 84 10k runners from ERC.
 
PLEASE KEEP LETTING ME KNOW IF I LEFT SOMEONE OUT!
 
5K - 1984 runners with valid records - had lots of age-group finishers:
 
  • Mike Egle and Denise Heinen were 1st Master M/F runners and each won $100! 
  • Marie Lynch was 3rd F Masters and 1st in her age-group.
  • Will Van Dyke was 1st 70+ M finisher and also won $100!
  • Keith Holzmueller, Bill Leiner and, of course, Dave AuBuchon were 1st in their age-groups.
  • Jack Lynch, Dave Azari, Emily Muench, Elissa Weissberg, Maureen Fagan, Jonathon Cohen and Mo Ulicny all came 2nd in theirs.
  • John Critchley (4th Masters), Paul Schoedel and Linny Hansen were 3rd in theirs.
  • Many others were top-10 in their age-groups, as well.
10K - 661 runners with a valid record...
 
  • Chris Schmidt and Elpidio Vilchez came 2nd/3rd Overall, winning $100 and $50, respectively!
  • Those two, along with Mark Smith and Ron Tiongson took the top-4 M40-44 age-group spots.
  • Heather Mehta and Elizabeth Krupkin came 2nd and 4th in the F Masters.
  • Tom Proctor, Sharon Hermes, Julie Snow and Grace Naquin all were 1st in their age-groups
  • Maggie Graham (graduated the day before from NU!), Janis Bonilla, Keith Burns, Kate Baldwin, Tim Guimond and Morris Fisher were 2nd .
  • Reuben Keller, Eleanor Brandt, Jaret Fishman, Scott Pollock, Barbara Auerback and Kate Saccany won 3rds.
  • As with the 5K runners, many more were top-10 finishers.
A fantastic outing, really, by ERC folks! And, many thanks to those who brought goodies… well-worth the effort, from where I ate!

GUEST RUNNERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT ERC! 

If you're visiting, just trying us out or wondering what it's all about, please sign the waiver and come on out.
If you're a member with a guest, please fill out the waiver or ask them to, and we'll welcome them on our runs.
 


                       
GREAT ARTICLE ABOUT THE ERC IN THE TRIB 

 
Read all about it here!



The Premiere Illinois Club Cross-Country Event!

 

We had a great time at last year's Cross-Country Invitational. Lots of clubs and runners came out and competed. Click below for a full recap, race results, photos and more!