A fully supported course with no loops. Complete with post-race transportation back to the start.
PACER LED RUN
Over 100 experienced and encouraging pacers ready to lead you to a successful long run.
Get your taper started in style with our post-race celebration, complete with Michelob Ultra beer, music, and food.
Chicagoland's Best 20 Miler Training Run!
Join us as we run the Lakefront Trail for the best 20-mile training run of your life. This fully supported 20-miler is the ultimate way to successfully complete your marathon training. You will have the support of thousands of other runners and you won't be running loops to complete your pre-marathon 20-miler. We have an excellent point-to-point course for runners, complete with post-run transportation back to the start.
WHO WE ARE?
The Chicago Area Runners Association, CARA, is a non-profit organization committed to serving and advocating for the local running community. We are Chicagoland’s running club, providing accessible opportunities for all runners to train, race, learn, be social and volunteer.
CARA, with over 10,000 members, is the nation’s third-largest running club, serving as the voice of local runners, as well as providing over 1,300 dates of programming and events per year. Learn more at www.cararuns.org.