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Alpine Races 2024

Sunday, August 18th

The 44th 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 2024 CARA Circuit Race and 2024 Illinois RRCA Championship 10 Mile Run. 

Register and Race info

Train with Us

Chicago Marathon Training

Begins Monday, June 10, 2024
1st Weekly Long Run, Saturday, June 15
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!

Alpine Kids Free Summer Running Camp for Ages 4-14

WHEN: Monday Nights July 8th - August 12th, 6:00-6:45PM

WHERE: Paulus Park (200 S. Rand Rd. Lake Zurich)

NOTE: Parents are required to stay within Paulus Park during camp.

Volunteers are also needed to help with some of the younger groups. If you would like to volunteer for some or all of the sessions, please email

Register at:      2024 FREE ALPINE RUNNERS KIDS RUNNING CAMP - 7/8/2024



Wednesday, June 5th,  6:00 pm
Road Runner Sports in Kildeer

Join Alpine Runners and Fort2Base for this popular annual Social Run!

Run 4-5 miles through scenic Kildeer neighborhood.   

Stay tuned for new info!

Upcoming Alpine Runners Club Events


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.

More Details

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 2023 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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Silver Sponsors

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