Marathon Made Possible

"I remember running a mile along the Lakefront and thinking how running a marathon seemed crazy. With the help of CARA and two marathons later, it doesn’t seem so impossible."
-Erin E.

WANT TO RUN A MARATHON? CARA CAN HELP

TRAINING Programs

  • Early Summer Half Marathon Training

This 12-week program is designed to get you tuned up and ready for a Half Marathon, like the Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half.
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  • Summer Marathon Training

This 18-week program is designed to help runners get ready for their Fall Marathon, including the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
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  • CARA Road Scholars

Help underserved high schoolers complete their first half marathon.
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