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Austin Run Crew

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Our focus is everyone in the Austin area who are health conscious and seek to improve their lives through health and wellness via walking /running.


We aim to develop lasting social bonds with others while building stronger and healthier lifestyles through running and walking in our community

Our Neighborhood

Austin Neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Our Runs

Group Run - Thursdays @ 5:30 p.m.
March - November

Location: LaFollette Park (1333 Laramie Ave., Chicago)

Details: Meet at the track behind the LaFollete Park Field House for a group run/walk. All paces are welcome, including walkers. We alternate between two different 3 mile routes through the Austin neighborhood.

Sign-up is only required for those who aren't active members or haven't participated in any CARA program or event in 2024.


Join Us!

The Austin Running Crew is open to everyone, and there is no cost to participate. Simply join CARA as a Friend Level member (FREE), or become a CARA Supporter Level member for full member benefits.



  • Run details (overview, distance, route, location, etc.) can be found in run listing above, and on STRAVA (click on each run listing for STRAVA event).

  • Announcements for runs, will be posted by Run Crew leaders on STRAVA club discussion. Participants can post questions, comments and encouragement on this event pages as well.

  • ​Runners and walkers of all paces and abilities are welcome.

  • Be sure to bring your own personal hydration. Jogging strollers and pets on a leash are welcome unless the run's leader determines they are not safe for that particular location. No gear check is provided.

  • Runs are held rain or shine, but will not run in lightning or other unsafe conditions. Any announcements related to the run will be posted to the runs specific STRAVA event.


Dominique Sabbs (

* Please note CARA leaders may postpone or cancel a run under different weather conditions at their discretion.

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