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Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich

Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich
Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich

Alpine Race date for 2023 will be posted soon!

Thank you all for a great race! See you next year!Alpine Race 2018

The 10 Mile Run is the 2022 IL RRCA Championship 10 Mile Run


Join Us Every Saturday Morning 7:00 am

  • We have Pace Groups!

  • Multiple established courses 4, 6, 10,12, 14, 16, 18, 20 and beyond!

  • Gatorade and Water stops every 3 miles or so

  • Bring your old running shoes! We'll take'm, send them away to be recycled!

  • Right Here folks every Saturday morning!

This Weeks miles:

Novice 4-8
Intermediate 8-10
Advanced 10-12

See you Saturday morning!
Thank you to all the Volunteers!  

Weeknight Group Runs: (During the winter months the attendance for the weekday runs is sporadic, if planning to attend post on FB to find a partner or to see if there will be a group running that evening)

  • Tuesday: 6pm at Paulus Park for 5 miles Paulus Park
  • Thursday: 6pm Bulldogs in Wauconda for 4 miles BullDogs

Saturday Courses

Join the Alpine Runners Today!

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.
  • After joining the Alpine Runners you are welcome to join our Alpine Runners Group Facebook Page to take part in discussions and to get the most up-to-date info on group runs and events.

Featured Sponsor

Take a moment to checkout today's featured sponsor by clicking the image below!


Alpine Runners thanks each of our sponsors. See all our different sponsors on the Our Sponsors page.

 Alpine Runners Training Programs

Training programs are free for club members.  Click the "Join The Alpine Runners Now!" button to join.  

Join The Alpine Runners Now!

Alpine Runners will be hosting our own Bank of America Chicago Marathon Training Program starting June 11, 2022 on Saturdays in Lake Zurich and June 12, 2022 on Sundays in Busse Woods. Our training program is free with the price of your membership!! An Individual Alpine Runners membership is just $25.00 or register the whole family for only $35.00. Join us today and then train with us for no additional fees!!

Our training program includes the following:


  • Saturday and Sunday long runs with experienced group leaders.
  • Aid stations every 2-3 miles stocked with water and Gatorade. 
  • Evening group training runs throughout the year. 
  • Our ever popular Alpine technical shirts can be purchased separately.
  • Use of the Alpine Runner's VIP Hospitality Room at the Palmer House. (subject to availability)

So, why pay almost $200.00 for other training programs when you can get all of the benefits of a great training program when you join the club! If you got into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, register to train with the Alpine Runners now! (Please note: Registration for the marathon is not included.)

The Alpine Runners are also offering beginning 5K training programs for the summer and fall, and a fall half marathon training program. Let your friends know the great benefits that they can get by just being a member of the Alpine Runners! Race registrations are not included.

Alpine Runners Spring 5K Training Program

More Info

Email Alice Chin for more information

Alpine Runners Half Marathon Training Program

Alpine Runners are following a modified version of Hal Higdon's training program:
Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Novice 1 Programs

Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Advanced Program


Alpine Runners Marathon Training Program

Alpine Runners are following a modified version of Hal Higdon's training program:
Hal Higdon's Novice 1 Programs
Hal Higdon's Intermediate 1 Program

Hal Higdon's Advanced Programs

Alpine Runners Fall 5K Training Program

More Info
Email Alice Chin for more information

2022 Alpine Runners Free Kids Running Camp Registration is Now Closed

The Alpine Runners are hosting a free kids running camp for ages 4 through 14 on Monday nights from 6:00 pm to 6:40 pm.

When: July 11th through August 15th

Where: Running camp will be held in Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich. Camp will run through mid-August and will prepare the kids to participate in the Alpine Races held on Sunday, August 21st.

  • Please register with above link and sign the waiver to complete registration. Parents are also required to stay within Paulus Park.
  • If a child needs any medications, please have it available and ready to use if needed during camp.
  • We do need parent volunteers! Please email your information and give us your group preference of ages 4-5, 6-8, 9-11 or 12-14 to Mary Hunt at

Running camp is a great way for kids to be active, have fun and learn a sport which will help them establish goals and gain confidence as well as help with any other sports they pursue. Kids will engage in games, drills and timed runs appropriate to their ages.

*NOTE: Alpine Races not included in registration. 




Alpine 2017  Races