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Abe's Army

Mon May 20 - Sun August 18, 2024 Springfield, IL 62702 US Directions

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801 E Sangamon Ave
Springfield, IL US 62702


Abe's Army is a 12 week program to get runners and walkers of all abilities to their best finish at Abe's Amble 5k/10k in August.  You must be a SRRC member to join, the option to join the club is included in this registration. The program starts May 20, 2024 and runs through race day- August 18, 2024. Register early to be guaranteed a shirt/tank!

Children under the age of 16 are welcome to join; however, they MUST be under the direct supervision of a parent/guardian and will be assigned to the same group. 

Abe's Army Registration Fee includes: 

  • Supportive leaders, training advice and new running friends!
  • Abe's Army performance tech shirt/tank 
  • Training plan and printable log sheet
  • Race entry for Abe's Amble 5k/10k
  • Finisher's medal for Abe's Amble AND Abe's Army
  • Access to professional medical advice related to running
  • Water stops for Monday training runs 
  • Access to Abe's Army online training Facebook group
  • End-of-season catered picnic in the park 
  • 10% Discount at Springfield Running Center during the program

Training Information

Abe's Army training sessions will be held on Monday evenings at 5:45 p.m. starting May 20,2024. Our first night will be our sorting run in the Fairgrounds at the Pork Pavilion. We will always meet in the Fairgrounds or at Lincoln Park.  (We do not meet May 27)

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at



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