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Club Membership

  • The Alpine Runners Club welcomes all runners and runners/walkers, regardless of pace or experience, and we’re a friendly bunch! We have folks ranging from a 7:30-minute pace to a 13:00-minute run/walk pace. Distances range from 4 miles to 22 miles.
  • Try for Free as a guest before becoming a member (a signed waiver is required).
  • Research shows people who join others to exercise tend to enjoy it more and log more activities. Whether you’re a newbie or an ultra-marathoner, everyone can benefit from a running club.
  • Find current and upcoming events at Alpine Member Facebook

Membership Perks:

  • Free seasonal training programs up to marathon distance for novice, intermediate and advanced levels.
  • Chicago/fall marathon training long runs on Saturdays
  • Discounts for running local races.
  • Group runs of varying distances throughout the week.
  • Weekend long runs with pace groups throughout the year
  • Water and Gatorade stops every 2–3 miles on Saturday runs
  • Access to the club’s Private Group Facebook page, award-winning and very informative quarterly newsletter, Strava Buddies.
  • Regular news and updates from leadership team.
  • Direct access to RRCA-certified running coaches and health and wellness professionals.
  • Social runs and events throughout the year, which provides opportunities to make friends with the common interest of running and fitness.
  • Informative informal guest speakers covering all running related issues such as diet, injuries, shoes, running nuances.


  • Starting March 1, 2023: annual fees are $35 for an individual; $50 for a family living at the same address.
  • Three-year membership fees: $90 for an individual; $135 for a family
  • Members automatically receive an email in December to renew for the following year. Any members who do not renew by January 31 may be dropped from regular communications.