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Countdown to Alpine Races, Sunday, August 20, 2023
Countdown to Alpine Races, Sunday, August 20, 2023

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Upcoming 2023 Club Events

About the Alpine Runners

Alpine Races 2023

Sunday, August 20th

The 45th Annual Lake Zurich Alpine Races run along the streets and along the shores of Lake Zurich

* 5k and 10 miles courses are USATF certified

* Youth mile  and Kids Races.

* Alpine Runners 10 Miler is a 2023 CARA Circuit Race

Register and Race info

Train with Us

Chicago Marathon Training

Begins Monday, June 5, 2023
1st Weekly Long Run, Saturday, June 10
Lake Zurich HS Parking Lot
7 am

Alpine Runners will follow Hal Higdon's 18 weeks programs (novice to experienced).
Water and Gatorade will be provided every 2-3 miles during training as you progress to 20+ miles. 

All first time marathoners or seasoned marathoners are welcomed!

Chicago Marathon 2024 Registration is Now Open!


The 46th Bank of America Chicago Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2024. 
Application for guaranteed or non-guaranteed entry (drawing) is available October 17 thru November 16, 2023, 2 pm (CST). 

Don't forget to specify Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich as your Running Club Name. 

Registration closes Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 2pm (CST)

Go To  Chicago Marathon Registration


Thanksgiving Holiday Run!

Thursday, Nov 23, 7 am
Parking Lot of Village Tavern
135 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL

This the first of the annual Alpine Runners Holiday Run for 6 or 10.5 miles loops. 
Water and Gatorade will be provided at miles 3 and 7 along the course.

The club is also collecting nonperishable food items for the local food pantry.  Thank you Kristen for taking the donations to the St. Vincent de Paul after the run!!!


Welcome to Alpine


We are one of the largest running clubs in the Chicagoland Area


We welcome all runners and encourage you to give us a try, no matter what your experience is. We have runners working up to 4 miles, runners training for their first 5k, 10k, half marathon or full marathon, as well as seasoned marathon and ultramarathon runners of all sizes and speeds.

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Alpine Runners Training Programs

Alpine Runners Spring 5K Training Program

Alpine Runners Half Marathon Training Program

Alpine Runners are following a modified version of Hal Higdon's training program:

Alpine Runners Marathon Training Program

Alpine Runners are following a modified version of Hal Higdon's training program:

Our Sponsors

The Alpine Runners would like to say Thank You to Our Business Sponsors who have helped make the 2022 Alpine Races possible. With their support we hosted a successful event and were able to continue to support our local food bank as well as other community causes.

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