Be an Ambassador

Want to be a 2019 CARA Ambassador?


We are looking for Chicago Area Runners Association members to represent us as ambassadors. Why do you love CARA? We want to know. And we want you to share your ‘why’ with Chicagoland.


What we’re looking for:

  • Active CARA runners in the Chicagoland area.
  • Runners who are looking to race multiple times in 2019.
  • Runners who have active social media accounts.
  • Positive, encouraging people who want to share their love of running. ​


What we want from you:

  • Active participation in a minimum of 2-3 CARA programs or events in 2019.
  • Maintain an active CARA membership for 2019.
  • Social media activation a minimum of once per month regarding CARA Circuit Races, training or events.
  • Race in CARA Circuit Races in your CARA singlet.
  • Write a race or event review for the CARA blog within 2 weeks of the event. (1x per calendar year).


What you’ll get:


  • Unique CARA singlet.
  • Access to complimentary registration and tickets to select CARA events, CARA Circuit and Certified Races.
  • Ambassador-only partner events.
  • Opportunity to provide feedback directly to CARA Staff.
  • Exclusive CARA discounts.
  • Bio and photo featured on the CARA website.
  • Invitation to our Appreciation Party.
  • Unique volunteer gift.

Sound like it’s the right fit for you?

Applications are open December 19 – January 2. A selection process will be held after applications have closed. 2019 Ambassadors will be notified mid-late January.  Questions? Contact Dale at


Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please check out the 2019 ambassadors here. Applications for 2020 will open in January of 2020.