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Body n’ Sole presents the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, sponsored by Great Harvest Bread Company, on Thursday, April 20, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The expo will take place at the University of Illinois Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) and feature national and local vendors, as well as national organizations and prominent running events. Most importantly, the expo is where you pick up your packet (race number, goody bag, and race shirt). C-U there!


The ARC is on the University of Illinois campus at 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820. Map to ARC

Parking for the expo is at the State Farm Center, bordered by Kirby, First, and Fourth. (See the parking map.) Map to State Farm Center

Guest Speakers

Friday, April 21, ARC Auditorium, Lower Level

1:00 Jim Crist, Pace Leader Six Secret Tips Guaranteed to Make You a Marathon Champion
2:00 Dick Beardsley, Marathon Champion Staying the Course
3:00 Rebecca Nef-Heffernan, PT MHS Physical Therapist Physical Therapy Assessment for the Runner
4:00 “GP” Pearlberg, Professional Running Coach, Author, Run Tall, Run Easy The Secrets to You Reaching Beyond Presumed Limits
5:00 Chris Gillespie, Team 413 Faith on the Run


Our 2017 expo is sold out. To be put on a waiting list, send an email to Kate at


Download the Goodybag Insert Form for the marathon, half, marathon, marathon relay, 5K, 10K bags.

Download the Youth Goodybag Insert Form for the Busey Illinois Youth Run

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