Running is way better in community. 



Groups meet on weekends during training season. 

Conquer your long runs with teammates in your area. From first time runners breaking in their new shoes to marathon veterans, everyone has the same goal: finish the run. Incredible community is formed when you share both triumph and challenge.

Find a Training Group Near You

 

Chicago

Colorado Springs

Detroit

Eau Claire

Grand Rapids

Indianapolis

Kansas City

Long Beach

Los Angeles

Madison

Nashville

New York City

Orange County

Phoenix

San Antonio

San Luis Obispo

Seattle 

Twin Cities

 

 


Chicago Area

Lakefront Group
Castaways
1603 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 8:00 am*
*7:00 am starting June 10
Special Sauce: Oreos every week!
Contact: Rusty Funk, rfunk@worldvision.org

Algonquin Runners
Cornish Park
101 S Harrison Street
Algonquin, IL 60102
Meet under the gazebo in the park
One block East of Main Street on Algonquin Road right on the river;
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @  7:00 am*
*6:00 am starting in the summer, date TBA
Contact: Anne Weirich, twvteamcap2009@gmail.com
Check facebook for updates

Busse Woods Group Run
Busse Lake Boating Center
Off the Higgins Road entrance, east of Route 53
See a detailed map of Busse Woods here
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:00 am*
*6:00 am starting in July
Contact: Keith Bellof, kbellof@gmail.com
Check facebook for updates

Old Plank Road Trail Group Run
Coming Soon!

Naperville Group Run
Springbrook Prairie
2728 W 75th Street
Starbucks on 75th street, just east of 59
Naperville, IL 60565
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:00 am*
*6:30 am starting June 10
Contact: Tim Lenning, timlenning@comcast.net
Jason Palmer, palmer175@gmail.com

Ottawa Group Run
Corner of Canal and Route 178
Utica, IL 61373
Meet at the public parking lot on the south side of Waltham
Elementary School South Campus
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Audrey Garkey, audreyleagarkey@gmail.com

Rockford Group Run
833 N Madison St
Rockford, IL 61107
Meet next to the rowing barn off of Madison and south of Rock
River Bike Path, one black south of YMCA
Suggested parking is available only on the south side of the
YMCA parking lot adjacent to the Rock River Bike Path
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Chris Hankins, heartlandtwv@gmail.com

Oak Brook Group Run
Fountain in Burlington Park
40 E. Chicago Ave
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 6:00 am
Contact: Missy Eck, mab0170@hotmail.com or 913-558-0223

Bourbonnais Group Run
County Rd N 224 W
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Kristi Russell at russelldmv12@gmail.com
Wes Sproul, wsproul11@gmail.com

Olivet Group Run
Olivet Warming House
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Meets every Saturday from March 18  – April 29 @ 8:00 am
Will join Bourbonnais Group Run beginning May 6
Contact: Hannah Jones, hjones10196@gmail.com
Austin Borop, austinborop@gmail.com
Chad Radford, cdradford@olivet.edu

Northwest Indiana Group Run
Erie Lackawanna Trail
Where Ridge Road crosses over Kennedy Avenue
Meet at Gazebo
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:00*
 *6:30 am starting June 10
Contact: Mary and Louie Cioe, cioe@sbcglobal.net

Valpo/Portage, IN Group Run
Location varies
Check out this schedule for weekly locations
Meets every Saturday from April 15 – September 30 @ 7:45 am* 
*6:45 am starting June 10
Contact: Tara Torres, taratorre9@aol.com


Colorado Springs Area

Coming Soon!


 


Detroit Area

Northville Group Run
Corner of Cady and Hutton St.
Northville, MI 48167
Meets every Saturday from April 1 – October 7 @  6:45 am
Contact: Coming soon!

Dearborn/Downriver Group Run
Ford Field Parking Lot
22051 Cherry Hill St.
Dearborn, MI 48124
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – October 7 @  6:45 am
Contact: Coming soon!


Eau Claire Area

Coming Soon!


 


 


Grand Rapids Area

John Ball Zoo
1300 Fulton W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Meet in the very back (South end) of the parking lot
Meets every Saturday from April 29 - October 7 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Brad Natelborg, brad.natelborg@gmail.com

Cannon Township
6878 Belding Rd NE
Rockford, MI 49341
Meets every Saturday from April 29 - October 7 @  7:00 am
Contact: Cory Bush, mscoryjo@msn.com

Central Park
808 Central Ave
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Meet by the Pavilion
Meets every Saturday from April 29 - October 7 @  7:00 am
Contact: Nick Debone, nick.teamworldvision@gmail.com
 


Indianapolis Area

North Indy Group Run
The Gazebo
One Civic Square
Carmel, IN 46032
We will train on the Monon trail!
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Rena Reaves, renareaves@gmail.com

Central Indy Group Run
Light of the World Christian Church
4646 Michigan Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46228
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Re'Nita O'Bannon, rob3303@yahoo.com

South Indy Group Run
Craig Park
10 E Smith Valley Rd
Greenwood, IN 46143
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Connie Turnbull, slc248@hotmail.com

New Palestine Group Run
Pennsylvania Trail
11351 E Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Meet at the Meijer for easy parking/access to restrooms
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Josh Mayes, mayesjosh@gmail.com

Seymour Group Run
Seymour High School
1350 W 2nd St.
Seymour, IN 47274
Meet in the parking lot!
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Lea Williams, leawilliams10@gmail.com

Frankfort, KY Group Run
River View Park Ward Oats Amphitheater
Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Abby Mantor, TeamCentralKY@gmail.com

DeMotte Group Run
Freedom Park
Corner of Birch Street and 15th Street SW
Demotte, IN
We will meet in the Pavilion.
Meets every Saturday from July 8 - October 28 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Sherry Foley,
worldvisiongracefellowship26.2@gmail.com


 


Kansas City Area

North Kansas City Group Run
Parking Lot of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church 
1600 N 291 Highway, Liberty, MO 64068
Meets every Saturday from June 24 - October 14 @ 7:00 am
Special Sauce: The biggest TWV Group Run in the USA! 
Contact: Cory Scheer, cory.scheer@gmail.com

South West Kansas City Group Run
Shawnee Mission Park
7900 Renner Rd.
Meet at the pavilion near the dam.
Meets every Saturday from June 24 - October 14 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Chris Miller, thatchrismiller@gmail.com

South East Kansas City Group Run
Little Blue Trace Trail  
4000 S Little Blue Parkway
Meet us on the trail behind the Armed Forces recruiting center
Meets every Saturday from June 24 - October 14 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Derek White, derekwhite9999@gmail.com
Stephen Losey, slosey76@gmail.com
 



 


 


Long Beach Area

El Dorado Park
2800 W Studebaker Rd.
Located near the Tennis Courts & Library.
Parking is FREE.
Arrive 10-15 min early because parking can be limited.
Meets every Saturday from June 10 - September 30 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Dave Martyn, martyn262@me.com

 


LA Area
 

LAX Group Run
7299 West Manchester Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:00 am
Special Sauce: Grab Coffee Bean with us after the run!
Contacts: Rickey Lumpkin, Rickey@rickey2.org; 
Lindsey Koukl, lindsay.koukl@gmail.com

Placers Group Run
376 W. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Meets every Sunday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Robin Shea, Robinshea34@gmail.com

South Bay Group Run
2 Malaga Cove Plaza
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Rob Lykins, lykins123@yahoo.com

Santa Barbara Group Run
50 Los Patos Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:00 am 
Contacts: Brianna Hammond, Brianna@thehammonds.info;
Michael Ochi, michael.ochi@gmail.com

Bakersfield Group Run
River Walk Park
11200 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:00 am 
Contacts: Jackie Holmes, jaholmes@fruitvale.net
Alan Holmes, lakerfreek@gmail.com
Rose Bowl Group Run
Rose Bowl Stadium Lot D
1001 Rose Bowl Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91103
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Joe Halbert, jhalbert@paznaz.org

Rancho Cucamonga Group Run
11200 Base Line Rd.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:00 am
Note: Meet in the parking lot off Milliken Ave.
Contacts: Mitch Rivas, mitchmo@verizon.net
Jennifer Grimstad, jennifergrimstad@gmail.com

Temecula Group Run
42299 Winchester Rd.
Temecula, CA 92590
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Lowens@sunridgechurch.org

Panorama Group Run
Woodley Park
6350 Woodley Ave.
Van Nys, CA 91406
Meets every Saturday from November 19 - March 11 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Gina Johnson, ginamyname@aol.com


Madison Area

Coming Soon!


 


Nashville Area

Coming Soon!

 


New York City Area

Central Park Group Run
90th and 5th Avenue 
New York, NY 10024
Meet inside the park at Engineers Gate
Meets every Saturday from June 17 - October 7 @ 9:00 am
Contact: Josh Fly, jfly@worldvision.org

Massapequa Group Run
98 Jerusalem Ave
Massapequa, NY 11758
Meets every Saturday from June 17 - October 7 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Ruben Herrera, rubenaherrera@gmail.com

 


 


Orange County Area

Aliso Creek Bike Trail
Pebble Creek Park
26441 Pebble Creek
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Meets every Saturday from January 14 - April 30 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Andrew Butler, butlersansoo@hotmail.com

Back Bay
2300 University Drive
Newport Beach, CA
Meets every Saturday from January 14 - April 30 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Ryan & Jessica Wilson, doublejlim@gmail.com

Hart Park
701 S Glassel St
Orange, CA 92866
Meets every Saturday from January 14 - April 30 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Wes & Darlene Kriesel, wkriesel@gmail.com

Jeffrey Open Space Trail/Starbucks
14061 Jeffrey Rd
Irvine, CA 92620
Meets every Saturday from January 14 - April 30 @  7:30 am
Contact: Ruby Ma, ruby.ma.siwei@gmail.com


Phoenix Area

Coming Soon!


 


 


San Antonio Area

Bulverde Community Park
29815 Bulverde Ln.
Bulverde, TX 78163
Meets every Saturday from August 5 - November 30 @ 7:00 am
Special Sauce: Oreos versus Nutter Butter battle for favorite each with surprise visits from Lulu's cinnamon rolls every now and then
Contact: Liz Mendoza, limendoza@worldvision.org
David Ysaguirre, dysaguir@worldvision.org

The Pearl Amphitheater
303 Pro Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215
Meets every Saturday from August 5 - November 30 @ 7:00 am
Special Sauce: Oreos versus Nutter Butter battle for favorite each with surprise visits from Lulu's cinnamon rolls every now and then
Contact: Charlie Hughes, cwilliamhughes@gmail.com
 


San Luis Obispo

Coming soon!


 


Seattle Area

Aurora Runners
Aurora Community Nazarene Church
1900 N 175th St.
Shoreline, WA 98133
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:30 am
Contact: Dano Carver, dano@danocreative.com
Special Sauce:  Childcare is provided at the church.
(Donations are appreciated).

Federal Way Runners/Walkers
Celebration Park
1095 S 324th St.
Federal Way, WA 98003
Meet at the flagpoles in the parking lot;
we’ll walk to the BPA trail head from there.
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Rachel Veenker, rveenker@worldvision.org
or 206-280-514

Issaquah Area Runners and Walkers
Sammamish State Park Boat Launch Site
4455 E Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE
Issaquah, WA 98029
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:00 am
Contact:  Nancy Thompson, nancyt@plcc.org

North Bend, Snoqualmie Runners/Walkers
Centennial Fields Park
39903 SE Park St
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:30 am
Contact: Duane Duim, dadduim@gmail.com

Sammamish Area Runners and Walkers
22422 NE Inglewood Hill Rd.
Sammamish, WA 98074
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Kara Stender, skstender1@gmail.com

Soos Creek Trail
SE 192nd St. & 124th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:30 am
Contact: Anne, anne@compete.com

South Sound Runners - Point Ruston
South Sounds Running Store
5109 Grand Loop
Tacoma, WA 98402
Meets every Saturday from February 18 - June 10 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Amber Walker - awalker@worldvision.org

Team East Side Story
Northshore Athletic Fields (NAF)
14735 NE 145th St
Woodinville, WA 98072
Runs will be along the Sammamish River Trail
Meets every Saturday from February 25 - June 10 @ 8:00 am
Contact:  Bruce Moses, brucemoses64@gmail.com
or 206-819-7478

Gas Works Park
2101 N Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103
Meets every Saturday from  February  18 - June 10 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Kristin McGunnigle, kmcg@gmail.com



 


Twin Cities Area

For Twin Cities Group Run updates, visit  
www.meetup.com/teamworldvision for weekly details.


North Suburbs Group Run 
Town Square Park
10802 Town Square Dr. NE
Blaine, MN 5549
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  8:00 am
*UPDATED TIME*

Contact: Boyd Seevers, 763-438-7450

East Suburbs Group Run 
Oakdale - Gateway Trail
711 55th St N
Pine Springs, MN 55128
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  7:00 am
Contact: Elspeth Atkinson, 651-338-9250

Far West Suburbs Group Run
Lake Rebecca Park Reserve
9831 Rebecca Park Trail
Rockford, MN
Meets every Saturday* from April 8 – September 23 @  8:00 am
*UPDATED TIME*
*Locations TBD for 4/29 & 6/10
Contact: Jo Ann Huebsch, 763-402-0849

Rochester Group Run
Pax Christi Catholic Church
4135 18th Ave. NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  7:00 am
Contact: Debra Krause, 507-251-8131

Northwest Suburbs Group Run
Maple Grove - Elm Creek Park Reserve
12300 James Deane Pkwy
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  8:00 am
*UPDATED TIME*

Contact: Amber Crosland, 763-443-9925

Minneapolis Group Run 
Wabun Picnic Area
4655 46th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  8:00 am
*UPDATED TIME*

Contact: Kelsey Galiano, 303-946-1034

South Suburbs Group Run
Crystal Lake Beach
1101 Crystal Lake Rd E
Burnsville, MN 55306
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  8:00 am*
*UPDATED TIME*
*7:00 am starting in June
Contact: Dan Heiar, 651-338-7122

Southwest Suburbs Group Run
*UPDATED LOCATION*

Lowry Nature Center - Carver Park Reserve
7025 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
Meets every Saturday from April 8 – September 23 @  7:00 am
Contact: Heather Wilford. 651-308-2021