CARA

Benefits of CARA Supporter Level Membership: 

Your membership supports:

  • Charity Running: Subsidized training for charity runners raising funds for over 50 local and national charities.
  • Advocacy and Community Service: Initiatives including trail improvements and clean-ups.
  • Removing Barriers: Making running more accessible through the neighborhood park-based, ‘Go Run program which provides free and welcoming 5K and 1 Mile events in underserved parks.
  • Hydration: Hydration stations along the Lakefront Trail and at six different suburban trailheads serve up to 20,000 cups of water and Gatorade Endurance on a given weekend.
  • Better Races: CARA Race Certification and free race director clinics helping local races improve their safety and operational standards.
  • Education: Clinics from top experts at no cost to help runners gain the knowledge to take their running to new levels.

 

Your member benefits include:

  • Local Race Discounts: Discounts for over 120 local races. 2019 discounts included favorites such as the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, Soldier Field 10 Mile, Chicago Half Marathon, F^3 Half Marathon, Ragnar, CARA Circuit races, and many more!
  • CARA Events: 10%-15% discount on all CARA events (up to $35 per event) including the Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler & 5K, Ready to Run 20 Miler, Michelob Ultra Marathon VIP, Honda Miles Per Hour Run, and the new Chi-Town Miles.
  • CARA Training: 15% discount on all CARA training programs (up to $35 per program), including our popular summer marathon training program.
  • Group Run Network: Weekday group runs at locations around the city and suburbs.
  • Member Speedwork: Weekly supported group speed workouts from March to October.
  • Racing: Private gear check, race discounts, and awards eligibility for the CARA Runners' Choice Circuit.
  • Hotline: Access to the NovaCare Rehabilitation Injury Hotline.
  • Online Tools: Access to an online member account with online training and race log, and access to members-only parts of the CARA Runs mobile app.
  • Newsletter: Digital subscription to the CARA Connection e-newsletter

 

All renewed memberships are valid through December 31, 2020. CARA Supporter Membership dues are as follows:

Available Memberships
Name Valid Thru Price
 
Name
Individual (2020)
Valid Thru
Dec-31-2020
Price
$ 35.00
Membership was expired.

This is an individual membership. Membership will expire December 31, 2020.

Name
Family (2020)
Valid Thru
Dec-31-2020
Price
$ 70.00
Membership was expired.

This is a family membership providing individual membership two adults who live in the same household and any number of additional full-time students 24 & under who reside in that same household. Membership will expire December 31, 2020.

Name
Student (2020)
Valid Thru
Dec-31-2020
Price
$ 15.00
Membership was expired.

This is an individual membership for full-time students age 24 and under. Membership will expire December 31, 2020.