New Relay Race in Honor of Legendary Coach Joe Newton

In December of 2017, long-time York High School boys cross country coach Joe Newton passed away at 88-years-old. Newton is often remembered for 45...
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Meb Keflezighi to Run 2015 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago

Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon, will participate in this year’s Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon, taking part in events...

Application Period for the 40th Anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opens...

Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that it will start accepting runner applications for the 2017 event on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at chicagomarathon.com. "The...
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Race Recap: Live Grit Lakefront 10 Miler and 5K

This past weekend, CARA hosted the Live Grit Lakefront 10 Miler + 5K at Montrose Harbor. An amazing acapella group sang the national anthem...

Stay Active this Thanksgiving with Local Races

Thanksgiving has become the most popular day of the year for road races, and the Chicago area calendar certainly shows that to be true....

2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Participant Information

The 37th annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle takes to the streets of downtown Chicago on April 3, serving as the year’s first major...

Winter Races Enjoy Warm Weather

Despite being mid-December, running in Chicago didn't take a back seat. Two popular races were held over the weekend and both enjoyed surprising weather...

CARA Introduces Mobile App

The Chicago Area Runners Association is excited to introduce the CARA Runs app! Bringing the Chicagoland running community closer to you. “A major 2019 goal...
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Race Recap: Leprechaun Leap 5K/8K

The St. Patrick’s Day races began this past weekend and what better way to kick off the green-clad madness than the with the Leprechaun...
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2012 Chicago Champion and Current Half Marathon World Record-holder Headline 2015 Bank of America...

Photo courtesy of the Bank of America Chicago MarathonInternational Elites Attempt to Qualify for National Olympic TeamsCHICAGO - Today, the Bank of America Chicago...