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Run With Us!

The Chicago Area Runners Association, CARA, is a non-profit organization committed to serving and advocating for the local running community. We are Chicagoland’s running club, providing accessible opportunities for all runners to train, race, learn, be social and volunteer.
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Featured Blog Posts

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Upcoming Programs & Events

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Winter

Training Programs

Chicago & Lisle

December 28 - May 1, 2021

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'Go Run

FREE Timed 5K & 1 Mile

Chicago

Weekly - Begins Feb. 1, 2021

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Wintrust

Lakefront 10 Miler & 5K

Chicago - Montrose Beach

April 17, 2021

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Spring

Trail Chase 10K

Lemont - The Forge

May 22, 2021

Photo Galleries

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Autumn Trail Chase 5K
11/07/20

The Chicago Area Runners Association, CARA, is a non-profit organization committed to serving and advocating for the local running community. We are Chicagoland’s running club, providing accessible opportunities for all runners to train, race, learn, be social and volunteer. 

CARA, with over 10,000 members, is the nation’s third-largest running club, serving as the voice of local runners, as well as providing over 1,300 dates of programming and events per year.

 

Proud member of the Road Runners Club of America.

© 2020 Chicago Area Runners Association. Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 36-3054942​