CARA Race Calendar

A listing of all CARA Events and Races Submitted to CARA

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CARA Status Date (Time) Race
Location CARA Discount
  1/7/17 (8:45am) Polar Dash 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon Chicago, IL $5
  1/14/17 (9:00am) Burbank Park District Frosty 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk Burbank, IL $5
  1/21/17 (10:00am) Fox Valley Winter Challenge Trail Series #1 St. Charles, IL  
  1/22/16 (10:30am) im Schnee Festsitzen Burlington, WI  
1/28/17 (10:00am)  F^3 Half Marathon & 5K Chicago, IL $6 
  1/29/17 (8:00am) Step Up 2017 Chicago, IL $10
  1/29/17 (9:00am) Running for Alexandria 5K Run/Walk Porter, IN  
  2/4/17 (9:00am) Crazy Legs 5K Trail Run Michigan City, IN  
  2/5/17 (10:00am) Super Shuffle 5K Geneva, IL  
  2/18/17 (10:00am) Fox Valley Winter Challenge Trail Series #2 Aurora, IL  
  2/19/17 (8:00am) Yeti Trail Half Westville, IN  
  2/19/17 (10:30am) Boreas Trail Adventure Bristol, WI  
  3/4/17 (11:00am) Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5K Manhattan, IL 10% 
  3/4/17 (8:30am) Oak Forest Fleadh 5K Oak Forest, IL $5
  3/5/17 (9:00am) Forrest Gump Hump 5K Griffith, IN  
  3/11/17 (10:30am) Hills Are Alive Trail Run
Burlington, WI  
  3/11/17 (9:00am) St. Patty's Day 5K & 8K Chicago, IL Yes, Contact Race
  3/11/17 (9:00am) Get Lucky 7K, 14K & 21K Chicago, IL $5
3/18/17 (9:00am) Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler & 5K (CARA Circuit Kick-Off!) Chicago, IL $10/$5
  3/18/17 (8:30am) Deer Park St Paddy's Day 5K & 10K Deer Park, IL  
  3/18/17 (10:00am) Fox Valley Winter Challenge Trail Series #3 Geneva, IL  
  3/19/17 (8:35am) March Madness Half Marathon Cary, IL  
  3/25/17 (9:00am) Penguin in the Park 5K Decatur, IL  
  3/26/17 (9:00am) Jennie Hamilton Memorial 5 Miler Hebron, IL  
  4/1/17 (9:23am) No Foolin' 5K Lockport, IL  
  4/1/17 (9:00am) April Fools 5K Bloomingdale, IL $5
  4/1/17 (8:00am) Fast Cat 5K / 10K Plainfield, IL  
  4/1/17 (8:30am) Amy Johnson Classic 10 Mile and 5K Machesney Park, IL  
  4/2/17 (8:30am) Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Chicago, IL  
  4/8/17 (8:00am) Beat The Eagle 5K Lombard, IL  
  4/8/17 (7:00am) Chi Town Half Marathon & 10K Chicago, IL  
  4/15/17 (9:30am) Hop To It  5K & 10K Walk/Run Lemont, IL  
  4/15/17 (9:00am) Chocolate Chase Rabbit Race Palos Heights, IL  
  4/15/17 (9:00am) The Superhero Sprint 5K Belvidere, IL  
  4/22/17 (8:00am) Just Move It Challenge Arlington Heights, IL  
  4/22/17 (7:15am) Martian Invasion Races Marathon, 26K, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K Dearborn, MI  
  4/22/17 (7:00am) Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K Champaign, IL $10 
  4/23/17 (8:45am) The Good Life Race 5K Oak Park, IL  
  4/23/17 (8:00am) McHenry County Human Race Crystal Lake, IL  
  4/23/17 (8:00am) Under the Influence of...Adrenaline Races Series West Bend, WI  
  4/23/17 (9:00am) The Recorrido del Sol/Illinois Dream Fund 5K Chicago, IL  
  4/29/17 (8:30am) Blackberry Farm Barnyard Dash Aurora, IL $4
  4/29/17 (7:00am) Lincoln-Way Half Marathon Frankfort, IL  
  4/29/17 (9:00am) Access Race 5K/10K Naperville, IL  
  4/29/17 (8:00am) Rockdale Ramblin' Run 10K Rockdale, IL  
  4/29/17 (8:00am) Trail Marathon Half Marathon Pinckey, MI  
  4/30/17 (7:30am) Trail Marathon Marathon, 50K, 5 mile Pinckey, MI  
  4/30/17 (8:00am) Pure Pikermi Half Marathon & Relay Aurora, IL $5
  5/1/17 (89:00am) Willowbrook Spring Fling Willowbrook, IL $5
  5/6/17 (7:00am) Wisconsin Marathon, Half & 5K Kenosha, WI $5
  5/13/17 (8:00am) Push for the Path PeppeRUNi 5K Yorkville, IL  
  5/13/17 (8:00am) Fifth Third Bank Run Grand Rapids, MI  
  5/13/17 (5:45am) Dances with Dirt Gnaw Bone 50M, 50K, 26.2M, 13.1M, 10K & Extreme Relay Nashville, TN  
5/14/17 (TBD) Quaryman Challenbge 10 Mile Lemont, IL Yes, Contact Race
  5/14/17 (8:00am) Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk Barrington, IL  
  5/20/17 (unknown) St Francis de Sales School 5k Run Lake Geneva, WI  
  5/20/17 (8:00am) Got2Run For Education Arlington Heights, IL  
  5/20/17 (8:00am) Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run Northbrook, IL $5
  5/20/17 (9:00am) Pokagon Olympic, Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon & 5K Trail Run Angola, IN  
  5/21/17 (7:05am) Chicagoland Spring Marathon & Half Marathon Schaumburg, IL  
5/29/17 (8:00am) Ridge Run Beverley, IL Yes, Contact Race
  6/3/17 (8:30am) Super Sunny 5K Burbank, IL Yes, Contact Race
6/3/17 (6:00am) Sunburst Races Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K South Bend, IN Yes, Contact Race
6/4/17 (8:00am) Roselle Run for the Roses 5K Roselle, IL $6
  6/4/17 (8:00am) Run with the Nuns 5K Lemont, IL  
  6/8/17 (6:30pm) Sunset Shuffle 5K Glenview, IL Yes, Contact Race
  6/10/17 (9:30am) Coureurs de bois Kenosha, IL  
  6/10/17 (8:30am) Waffle 5K Shuffle Wood Dale, IL  
  6/17/17 (9:00am) One Last Race 5K Wheaton, IL  
  6/17/17 (8:00am) Lighthouse Run - 39th Annual - Racine Family YMCA Racine, WI  
  6/17/17 (8:00am) Superhero 5K Palatine, IL  
  6/17/17 (TBA) Polar Bear Run Springfield, MO  
6/24/17 (8:04am) Proud to Run Chicago, IL $5
  6/24/17 (4:00pm) Forest Park Firefighters 5K Forest Park, IL  
7/4/17 (TBA) Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th Elmhurst, IL Yes, Contact Race
  7/8/17 (5:30am) Dances with Dirt Devil's Lake Baraboo, WI  
  7/4/17 (7:30am) 2017 Liberty Loop Northbrook, IL  
  7/13/17 (7:00pm) Bastille Day 5K & 8K Chicago, IL Yes, Contact Race
  7/17/17 (6:30pm) The PR Mile Darien, IL  10%
  7/20/17 (7:00pm) Sundowner 5K Joliet, IL $5
  7/22/17 (7:30am) KPC Sprint Triathlon for Newspaper In Education Kendallville, IN  
  7/22/17 (5:30pm) Fitness for America Half Marathon & 10K Hoffman Estates, IL  
  7/29/17 (TBA) Hilloopy 100+ Relay Parkside, WI  
  7/29/17 (TBA) Hot Hilly Hairy Ultra Solo and Relay Parkside, WI  
  8/5/17 (7:45am) The Legend Lainsburg, MI  
  8/19/17 (7:30am) Running Between the Vines Jackson, MI  
8/20/17 (TBA) Windrunner 10K Wheaton, IL Yes, Contact Race
  8/20/17 (10:00am) Running Free Trail Run and Beach Party Silver Lake, WI  
  8/26/17 (6:00am) Tour de Porte La Porte, IN  
  8/27/17 (7:00am) Fort to Base Great Lakes, IL Yes, Contact Race
  8/27/17 (TBA) Tour de La Porte La Porte, IN  
  8/27/17 (8:00am) Vineyard to Bay 25K Traverse City, MI 10%
9/3/17 (TBA) Buffalo Grove Stampede Buffalo Grove, IL Yes, Contact Race
  9/4/17 (9:00am) Stache Dash 4 Miler Porter, IN  
  9/8/17 (4:00pm) Run Woodstock 100m, 100k Pinckney, MI  
  9/8/17 (6:00am) Run Woodstock 50m, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 mile Pinkney, MI  
  9/9/17 (9:00am) Oktoberfest 5K Paddock Lake, WI  
  9/10/17 (8:30am) Naperville Trails Half Marathon Wheaton, IL  
9/10/17 (7:30am) Lake Zurich Alpine Races  Lake Zurich, IL $5
  9/10/17 (7:20am) Litchfield Triathlou Triathlon Litchfield, IL  
9/17/17 (6:30am)

CARA Ready to Run 20 Miler (Chicago's Best Supported Training Run)

Chicago, IL $10
  9/17/17 (8:00am) Discover Whitewater Series Whitewater, WI Yes, Contact Race
  9/20/17 (TBA) Pike River Trail Run and Walk Kenosha, WI  
9/23/17 (9:00am) Itasca Oktoberfest Itasca, IL $4
9/24/17 (TBA) Lycee Oui Run 5K Chicago, IL Yes, Contact Race
  9/24/17 (7:00am) Chicago Half Marathon and 5K Chicago, IL $10 / $5
  9/24/17 (8:00am) Run to Read 2017 Schaumburg, IL  
  9/24/17 (7:00am) Fox Cities Marathon Menasha, WI  
  9/30/17 (9:15am) Pike River Trail Run/Walk    
  10/7/17 (8:30am) Prairie State Half Marathon & 10K Long Grove, IL  
10/8/17 (7:30am) Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL  
  10/14/17 (8:00am) Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs Ozark, MO  
  10/15/17 (9:00am) RBC Race for the Kids at Comer Children's Hospital Chicago, IL Yes, Contact Race
  10/15/17 (8:30am) Pant for the Pantry 5K New Lenox, IL $5
  10/21/17 (7:30am) Country Sole Half Marathon Chicago, IL  
  10/22/17 (8:00am) Litchfield Route 66 Half Marathon, 5K, Mile Dash Litchfield, IL  
10/28/17 (8:00am) Lake Bluff PTO Pumpkin Chase 5K Lake Bluff, IL $3
  11/4/17 (9:00am) Hot Cider Hustle 8 Mile and 3 Mile Wheaton, IL  
  11/5/17 (7:00am) Bass Pro Shops Fitness Festival Marathon Weekend Springfield, MO  
  11/12/17 (7:15am) Red Eye 5K Joliet, IL $5
  11/12/17 (TBA) Wolfpack Trail Run & Relay Kenosha, WI  
  11/23/17 (8:40am) Long Grove Turkey Trot 8K and 5K Long Grove, IL  
  11/25/17 (8:30am) Schaumburg Turkey Trot Half Marathon and 5K Schaumburg, IL  
  12/9/17 (10:30pm) Hateya Trail Run Kenosha, WI  

RACE DIRECTORS: Click here to submit a race for the calendar.