CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association)

This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a 2017 CARA CERTIFIED RACE CARA17031. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA's Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.

Due to CARA’s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit cararuns.org.

The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run — further, faster, better, for life.