Health and Fitness Expo

Marathon & Beyond and Body n’ Sole present the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, sponsored by Great Harvest Bread Company, on Thursday, April 28, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 29, 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. C-U there!


Download our expo vendor kit.

Goodybag Insert Program

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

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


Friday, April 29, ARC Auditorium, Lower Level

1:00 Dave McGillivray, Race Director, B.A.A. Boston Marathon

Defining Moments

2:00 Bill Moritz C.O., H-PERD, Personal Trainer, “Fit for Fun”

Maximize Your Inner Athlete: A multi-faceted approach to “cross training” to decrease injury, keep things fresh, and best of all, improve performance.

3:00 "GP" Pearlberg, Professional Running Coach, Author, Run Tall, Run Easy The Secrets to You Reaching Beyond Presumed Limits
4:00 Chris Gillespie, Team 413 “Running on Empty: You Can Do More Than You Think You Can”
5:00 Jim Crist, Pace Leader Six Secret Tips Guaranteed To Improve Your Marathon Performance


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

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