Group Run Network CARA Friend Registration
CARA Friend Level Membership 
Participant Information
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The Chicago Area Runners Association 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.

Your donation 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.

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Participant Registration Contract
Please read any waiver carefully. It includes a release of liability and waiver of legal rights and deprives you of the ability to sue certain parties. Do not agree to this document unless you have read and understood it in its entirety. By agreeing electronically, you acknowledge that you have both read and understood the text presented to you as part of the registration process. You also understand and agree that events carry certain inherent dangers and risks which may or may not be readily foreseeable, including without limitation personal injury, property damage or death. Your ability to participate in the event(s) is/are subject to your agreement to the waiver and by agreeing herein, you accept and agree to the terms of the waiver and release agreement. You must be over 18 years of age OR the parent/legal guardian of a minor under 18 years of age OR the legal guardian of an incapacitated and/or mentally challenged person in order to agree to the text below. I understand that The Driven Race and Club Solutions does not issue refunds or credits. Any refunds/credits or credit card disputes are at the sole discretion of the event. This charge will appear as Group-Run-Network-CAR and I will save my confirmation email as evidence of my transaction.

In consideration of being permitted to participate in any and all CARA events, training or affiliate events, I do hereby, for myself and heirs and personal representatives, release and discharge the Chicago Area Runners Association, Road Runners Club of America, Chicago Park District, and members of the Chicago Park District Board, and the officers, agents, and employees of the Chicago Park District, individually and collectively,  Gatorade, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Road Runner Sports, and their affiliates, agents, employees, officers, directors, successors, assigns and all other persons connected with this program, from any and all liabilities on account of any injury, death or damage growing out of my participation, whether caused by their negligence or otherwise.  I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this program for any legitimate purpose, without monetary payment to me.  I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in this program and recognize the risks  involved,  and intend by this release to assume full responsibility for anything that might happen to me.

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Purchase Total
Registration Fee:  $ 
Donation:  $ 
Registration Processing Fee:  $ 
Total:  $ 
This feature will create a team for only this race. If there are multiple races within this event and some of your team members will be doing another race, someone on your team will need to create your team for that race as well.
Selecting to Create a Team here will enable this feature only for the run/walk. If you'd like to create a team for fundraising purposes, please select 'Yes' to the "Do you want to become a fundraiser?" question below and complete the form that opens up.
Selecting to Join a Team here will enable this feature only for the run/walk. If you'd like to join a team for fundraising purposes, please select 'Yes' to the "Do you want to become a fundraiser? " question below and complete the form that opens up.
This feature allows you to create a team. The Team Captain needs to enter basic information for all team members and can then pay for themself. The registration system will then send each team member a hot link and instructions on how to complete their own registration.
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