UIS to host a 20th anniversary 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Crowne Plaza Springfield

The University of Illinois Springfield Department of Campus Recreation will host a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, located at 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy., to mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.


Body Blast:  This class is designed to improve your overall fitness with exercises meant to challenge your strength, & cardiovascular systems, agility, power, speed, & flexibility through HIIT (high intensity interval training).  Body Blast will utilize different exercise equipment, including your own body weight.  This total body workout will leave you feeling like you’ve accomplished something great!

Run from 2020

Run from 2020

Tired of social distanceing, murder hornets, celebrity deaths, and the election?  Ready to leave 2020 in the dust?  Join Campus Recreation for the “Run Away from 2020” virtual race and leave 2020 behind you!

Participants have from December 15, 2020 to January 15, 2021 to complete this run.

Registration is Free for the first 100 UIS fee paying students and $10 for online students/faculty/staff.

Exercise at Home

Walk Jog Run

Welcome to the Campus Rec page for all things running.  Here you will find information of our annual 5k, the Campus Rec Couch to 5k training program, links to virtual runs, and more.  Exercise is important to both your physical and mental health so get up and get moving!

Virtual Races