Levels of Membership

Membership Details

Membership levels are available:

  • $50 for an individual 2017 calendar year membership
    (Renew rate is $40, if renewed before date of expiration)
  • $80 for an individual 2-year membership
    (Renew rate is $75, if renewed before date of expiration)
  • $15 for an individual Youth 2017 calendar year membership
    (22 years and younger)
  • $35 for an individual Senior 2017 calendar year membership
    (60 years and older)
  • $60 for a Senior 2-year membership
  • $70 for a family 2017 calendar year membership
  • $110 for a family 2-year membership 

All membership types are on a calendar year. Memberships purchased after February 1, 2017 will be prorated. 

Looking to go above and beyond? Show your support with an additional contribution:

  • $100 Bronze individual 2-year membership
    (Bronze members are eligible for a $35 tax deduction*)
  • $150 Silver individual 2-year membership
    (Silver members are eligible for an $85 tax deduction*)
  • $250 Gold individual 2-year membership
    (Gold members are eligible for a $185 tax deduction*)

* Tax Deductibility - Contributions to CARA, beyond regular dues, are tax deductible as a charitable expense under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.

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By and For Runners

"CARA is by runners, for runners. It's a great community and has great training programs."
-Lusa V.

WHY CARA?

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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