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Run Club Program

Welcome to the 2024 Life Time Chicago Half Marathon & 5K Run Club Program. The purpose of the Run Club Program is to create a fun and engaging environment with the goal of building more meaningful relationships within our running community.

Prospective Run Clubs

Is your run club interested in experiencing the 2024 Life Time Chicago Half Marathon & 5K together? Please visit the link below for more information about the program and how to join.


The application for the 2024 Run Club Program is available now.


We appreciate all of the run clubs that will be a part of race weekend and look forward to adding new and returning clubs to this historic race.

2024 Run Clubs

Calumet Region Striders

The Calumet Region Striders is a 501(c)3 nonprofit chapter of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) founded in 1978. We are committed to supporting our local running community by promoting and encouraging health and physical fitness through recreational running and walking. We are Northwest Indiana’s running club, providing accessible opportunities for all runners and walkers to train, race, learn, be social, and volunteer.


Chicago Muslim Running Club

The Chicago Muslim Running Club aims to create, foster, and serve the area Muslim community by creating a positive, inclusive, and Muslim-friendly running community. The Chicago Muslim Running Club envisions a better quality of life for runners and communities in which runners belong to.

The Chicago Muslim Running Club has three distinct objectives.

1. To bring together, grow, and support Muslim runners across the Chicago area.

2. To organize group activities to promote running, race participation, and the celebration of Chicago’s Muslim runners.

3. To support community efforts through service. The Chicago Muslim Running Club is centered on key values (Respect, Diversity, Teamwork, Patience, Compassion, Commitment).

Runners adhere to these values in order to create an inclusive community for everyone.



DWRunning is a Chicago-based competitive racing team and private coaching service. DWRunning operates and competes as a team, with three weekly team meet-ups, but customizes training plans to the exact needs schedule, fitness level, and goals of each athlete to help them get the most out of themselves each day. DWRunning is one of the premier racing teams in Chicago both in the development of elite runners and the consistent improvement of athletes of all levels.


Family Style RC

Family Style RC brings visibility, community, and representation to Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) Athletes and Our Family of Supporters! Everyone, every level, and every pace is welcome! We run all over Chicago. We meet at least once a month for a Community Run usually starting at an AANHPI local business. We also host strength workouts, social events, and collaborate with other run clubs as well. Family Style is so much more than a “Run Club,” RC also stands for all the love and support in the Run Community, we are Rooted in Community, with Richness in Cultures, and it all started Right here in Chicago.


Fleet Feet Training x CES

Fleet Feet Training x CES emphasizes a supportive community environment, fostering camaraderie among participants as they prepare for their respective events.

Participants in Fleet Feet Training x CES programs benefit from personalized coaching, access to educational resources, training clinics, and group training sessions. Our goal is not only to prepare athletes physically but also to provide the motivation, knowledge, and support necessary for a successful and enjoyable endurance sports journey.

Overall, Fleet Feet Training x CES is dedicated to helping athletes achieve their fitness goals, improve endurance, and foster a love for endurance sports within the vibrant community of Chicago.


Fresh Fitness 911

Our running group is a fitness club that focuses on all levels of fitness to ensure their goals are meet.


Gold Coast Run Club

Gold Coast Run Club is a neighborhood run club that welcomes everybody who loves running on the lakefront. We are building a community of runners who enjoy running with others and supporting one another even outside of running. We strive to be inclusive and create a welcoming environment for all! We also look for opportunities to give back to the community by volunteering and sharing information about events happening in the Chicago running community.


Latinas Run

Welcome to Latinas Run Chicago, a local chapter of a national organization dedicated to empowering and supporting Latinas on their running journey. We’re not just a Run Club; we’re a vibrant community that embraces runners of all levels. Our RRCA certified ambassadors provide expert coaching, and our diverse training programs cater to both beginners and seasoned athletes.

With lively group meetups, we create a supportive space where every Latina can flourish in their running pursuits. Únete a nosotras en esta aventura, and let’s hit the roads together – because every stride is a celebration!


Midway Mile Chasers

We are a group of people who enjoy getting out to run. We have been running in the Chicago Midway area since 2013.

OUR Mission Statement: Midway Mile Chasers primary objective is to create a running community for runners of all fitness, interest levels in a welcoming and positive environment. It strives to acquaint and educate new runners to the world of running and provides seasoned runners opportunities to set and achieve new goals.

This group is filled with supportive and motivating people. We share the same passion for running, and together we are working to live a happy healthier lifestyle. No one is ever left behind. All levels are always welcome.


Northlake Running Group

The Northlake Running Group has been running in person since 2021 in Northlake, IL. Which is known as the city of friendly people. We are free running group and are open to all running levels. We have weekly group runs, provide race discounts, group outings, half marathon training and full marathon training. Our goal is to show the masses that running can help the mind, body and spirit.


November Project

We are a free fitness group with scalable workouts making fitness more accessible to the Chicago community! We are lowering intimidation of fitness with fun, so how do we do that? We use body weight movements and running (or skipping or walking) and are basically a recess group on Wednesday and Friday mornings! See ya at 6:06AM!



In LeGenda, we wants to promote the Indonesian art of living among Indonesians in Chicagoland. Thru running we want to cultivate can do attitude, determination, perseverance, resilient and conscientiousness, because in RunLeGenda we believe that thru running together as a team we’re encouraging one another to stay focus, keep on moving forward and finish strong with purposed in everything we do, and running will help us to do so.


Venados Running Club

The Venados have been running out of the Chicago Pilsen neighborhood since the 1980’s. Decades later, Venados continue to welcome runners of all ages and backgrounds who enjoy the sport of running.


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