This is a FREE supervised 10 week program of progressively increased running and decreased walking activity. Run/Walk from our store on the Great Western Trail near the store in Carol Stream. The program culminates in a 30 minute continuous run and an optional 5K (3.1 miles) race as a graduation event. The program also includes: Mini Clinics on Nutrition, Stretching, Running Form, and Injury Prevention.

All ages and paces welcome!

If running is not for you, join us for our Walk N Talk option during our Walk2Run Program.

Walk 2 Run session 3 dates for 2019 are as follows:

  • Session 3: Mondays 6:30pm September 16th – October 28th
  • Session 3: Saturdays 8:30am September 21st – October 26th
  • Graduation will be the Cantigny 5K on November 2nd

Walk N Talk Option

Want to join us for 30 minutes of cardio every Saturday morning but should not or do not want to run? Our Walk N Talk option gives you the option to walk at an increased speed instead of running during the run segments of the program. It’s a great way to get moving!

8 and Up Run Club

This 10 week program runs in conjunction with session 1 Walk 2 Run on Monday nights and is meant to make youth running fun. This will be led by two staff members with drills and games. It’s a great introduction to running!

For more information call (630) 665-3316 or email Debbie Crawford at

Walk 2 Run Graduation/Reunion Party November 4th 6:30 pm

Let’s celebrate your success! You’ve completed one of our 10 week Walk 2 Run programs and have run your race. Now it’s time to reward yourself with some treats and to discuss with your fellow runners what your next goal is. You’re ready to move on and we’re here to help you […]

Walk 2 Runners Graduate at the Cantigny 5K November 2nd!

Join all our runners at beautiful Cantigny Park in Wheaton. We hope to see members of the Dick Pond Racing Team there along with our Fun Run, Walk 2 Run and Walk N Talk groups. This is a great race for all levels.Go to to sign up and get more information.