Run, Cubs, Run!

The 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs will host the 12th annual race to Wrigley Charity run, presented by the Club’s Legacy Partner, aTI...

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Runners Raised $16.9 Million

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that more than 10,000 runners raised $16.9 million through the 2016 Charity Program. Since the charity...

Pedestrians, Bicyclists to Get Separate Lakefront Trails by 2018

The days of runners being startled by bikers, and cyclists weaving through pedestrians on the Lakefront Path are over; a new plan will create...

CARA Announces 2017 Runners’ Choice Circuit Schedule

The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA), announces the selections for the 2017 CARA Runners’ Choice Circuit. The CARA Runners’ Choice Circuit is a series...

Chicago Marathon Selects 40th Anniversary Field, Charity Entries Still Available

Today, runners who entered the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon non-guaranteed entry drawing will be notified of their selection status. This year’s field...

Visually Impaired Runner Sets American Record in Debut Marathon

On Sunday, Rio 2016 Paralympian Charles “Chaz” Davis (Grafton, Mass.) finished the California International Marathon (CIM) in 2:31:48, setting a new American record for...

6 Local Running Stores Recognized as ‘2016’s Best’

As the 2016 endurance season comes to a halt, athletic stores in Illinois are once again being recognized for their dedication to athletes all...

CARA to Offer Free Race Director Clinics

The Chicago Area Runners Association is now offering a new class aimed specifically at race directors. On the first Tuesday of every month, free Race...

Madison Marathon Participation Grows As Industry Recedes

As the running industry reports a decline of up to 9 percent in participation rates, this year’s Madison Marathon saw growth of 1 percent. “It’s not a huge...

Thanksgiving Day Road Races Approach One Million Finisher Mark

The tradition of running a turkey trot before sitting down with family to a feast of turkey, potatoes, cranberries and pie continues to grow,...
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