Injury Prevention

CARA works with RUSH Physical Therapy to provide a free hotline for CARA Members to seek medical advice and/or treatment when necessary. If you suspect injury, email the RUSH Physical Therapy hotline at

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CARA Blog: Injury Prevention 

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.


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