Since 1999, the Glen Ellyn Runners Club is a fun, year round club that offers proven training programs, a diverse membership of nearly 250, experienced coaches and fun social opportunities. Located in the western suburbs of Chicago, training programs are available for all distances, paces, and ages and the running schedule is staggered throughout the week. The diverse membership is made up of both young and senior runners.

No matter if you are a recreational or competitive runner, our members all share a love of running. The fun, dynamic group is rich in spirit and enjoys training together, supporting and encouraging each other to reach our fitness goals and break personal records.

So whether you are looking to have fun, get in better shape, or set a personal record, the Glen Ellyn Runners Club is right for you. Join today and let’s run together!

Our Runners
  • Karen Kowalik

    "Running has changed my life, especially since I've joined GER. Have made some great friends and so appreciate them keeping me active. Totally never thought I would be doing this at my age! LOVE GER!!"

  • Chuck Vinci

    "Running with GER over the last four years has been a great way for me to stay fit and be around some really terrific people who love running - some a bit too much. I feel lucky to have met such a great group who a share a common passion."

  • N.B.

    "I really do not think I would have been able to run my first marathon Running is the tonic for my heart and lungs. Running with friends is the tonic for my soul. Glen Ellyn Runners is the best club for both."

  • Micaiah V. Lubben

    "Probably the best thing about Glen Ellyn Runners is the camaraderie. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a novice, there is genuine support."

  • David Maze

    "Since joining Glen Ellyn Runners I have improved at all distances tremendously. After running several marathons training alone, the group really helped push me, encourage me and support me. I had wanted to qualify for the Boston Marathon for years. Last year I finally did and I really feel it is because I run with the Glen Ellyn Runners."

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