CARA Awards Party

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Online Ticket Sales are Closed. Tickets WILL be available at the door.

Celebrate an exciting and successful 2017 with CARA as the annual CARA Awards Banquet becomes the new CARA Awards Party! We'll enjoy camaraderie with our fellow running community members as we honor CARA Runners Choice Circuit winners, NovaCare Comeback Runner of the Year, CARA Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award honorees and more!


Date / Time: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Updated 12/30/17)


Location: Shapiro Ballroom (1612 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago IL).


Food/Drink: Open bar (Lagunitas Beer, Social Sparkling Wine, Grateful Grapes Wine, soda, water), snacks and light Hor-derves.


Dress:  Casual party attire.


Program: Awards presentations and recognition, raffles and a silent auction. 


Ticket Purchase: Online Ticket Sales are Closed. Tickets WILL be available at the door.

Ticket Prices
CARA Member $40
Non-Member $45

Ticket price increased $5 on January 1, 2018.

Policies: A credit card processing fee will be added to each individual transaction. 



Chicago Avenue street parking is metered ($2 per hour). Free street parking is available in the neighborhoods behind the ballroom.


Public Transportation:

  • Blue Line Division Station:  0.6 Miles
  • Green / Pink Ashland Station:  0.8 Miles



Contact or 312-666-9836.


CARA Participation Long Distance Awards:

Be sure to apply for your CARA Participation and Long Distance Awards by December 15th (deadline).