CARA Super Clinic

Free marathon training seminar for novice to advanced runners.

Are you a first time marathoner trying to figure out how will complete 26.2 miles? Or are you an experienced marathoner looking for advanced tips to PR and run injury free? Super Clinic offers two distinct clinic tracts to prepare you for a successful marathon experience. Whether you will marathon train with CARA or on your own, we welcome you to our FREE interactive and engaging workshop! This is NOT a member-only event and open to all.



When: Sunday June 4, 2017  10:00am - 12:30pm

Where: Red Arrow Tap Room 111 E 1st St, Elmhurst, IL 60126


9:00am  Optional Run (4 mile run)
10:00am Marathon Training 101 (Leah Bohr & Tom Cuffe; CARA)
10:30am Injury Prevention For Marathoners (Noreen Vlamakis, NovaCare Rehabilitation; Kevin Jermyn, CARA)
11:00am Break (visit partners for raffle tickets)
11:10am Common Marathon Nutrition Mistakes (Kelly Devine; Devine Nutrition)
11:30am  Mental Training for the Marathon (Tom Cuffe; CARA; Kevin Jermyn; CARA)
11:50am Running Safety (Leah Bohr; CARA)
Noon - Q&A with Panel
12:30pm - Raffle Prizes

RSVP:  Please RSVP here to confirm your spot at Super Clinic suburban location.



When: Sunday April 30, 2017  1:30pm - 3:30pm

Where: Wilson Abbey Auditorium at  Everybody's Coffee  935 W. Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL 60640


1:30pm Welcome (Leah Bohr / Tom Cuffe)

1:45pm Marathoning 101 - What You Need To Know (Leah Bohr)
2:05pm Runner Specific Injury Prevention (Emily Streit -NovaCare Rehabilitation)
2:25pm Mentally Conquering 26.2 (John Coumbe-Lilley)
2:45pm Strength Training For Busy Professionals (Bill Leach)
3:05pm Common Marathoner Nutrition Mistakes (Kelly Devine)

1:45pm Optimizing Running Form (Bill Leach)
2:05pm Periodization Of Speed Training (Tom Cuffe)
2:25pm Latest Marathon Nutrition Research (Bill Braun-Core Nutrition Planning)
2:45pm Preventing Injuries Using 3D Motion Analysis (Ryan Perry-NovaCare Rehabiliation)
3:05pm Running Strong Through Adversity (John Coumbe-Lilley)

All Levels:

3:30pm Carey Pinkowski - Bank of America Chicago Marathon & Charity Program
3:40pm Super Clinic Expo

RSVP:  Please RSVP here to confirm your spot at Super Clinic city location.

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