Enjoy the support of CARA's popular program where you are to help you successfully reach the finish line.
As Chicago's premier training program, we have helped tens of thousands of runners successfully complete their goals. Whether you're a newcomer or experienced runner, our program provides training plans that meet you where you're at.
Your training program is led by CARA coaches who have national certifications and years of proven coaching success long before we bring them into CARA.
12-week training plan with four options (Novice, Novice II, Advanced, and Run/Walk)
Training guide and weekly education newsletters
Video guided half marathon tailored strength training plan
Rush Physical Therapy Injury Hotline
Access to a private STRAVA group for program participants
F^3 Lake Half Marathon
Program Fees & Registration
Virtual Training: $85
Save 15% - CARA Supporter Level Members
Members receive discount by logging in with membership username/password during registration.
Online registration payments are subject to a service fee by our registration provider. To avoid online payment fees, send a check for the amount owed to CARA, 1540 S Ashland Ave Ste 201, Chicago, IL 60608. Provide full name, e-mail, phone number and note that check is for virtual winter half marathon training program fees. CARA will then contact to complete registration.