Run Club Program

Welcome to the 2023 Chicago Spring Half Marathon & 10K 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 through special marketing opportunities.

Prospective Run Clubs

The 2023 Life Time Chicago Spring Half Marathon & 10K Run Club Program application is available now. Please visit the link below for more details on the program and how to join.

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 amazing race race.

2023 Run Clubs


At 4 STAR ENDURANCE, we are constantly developing new & improved “structured workouts” to be compatible with the latest apps & smart devices so that you can train indoors and outdoors, just as if you’re in a studio with one of our coaches. Our workouts are designed with step-by-step detailed instructions tailored to your individualized fitness level – enabling you to quickly progress and unlock the full potential of TrainingPeaks with the ability to auto-sync workouts with GarminZwiftRouvyRGT Cycling, and a wide variety of apps and devices so that you can just hit START and GO – spend less time planning, and more time having FUN with your training!


A Tribe Called Run

A Tribe Called Run (ATCR) is an all-paces social community of runners who co-create a welcoming environment for all athletes. Through the sport of running, we support each other and connect by building friendships, celebrating each other, and holding each other accountable.


Black Chicago Runners (BCR)

Black Chicago Runners welcomes all but focused on getting members of our community moving and providing support to stay moving. We focus on active lives being a lifestyle changes and not just momentarily. We also focus on community service and supporting outreach organizations.

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. Our members are runners and walkers who are dedicated to the promotion of every aspect of road racing and fun running. We run and walk for health, fitness, camaraderie, and the pure enjoyment of our sport. We have hundreds of members throughout Northwest Indiana, including Dyer, Valparaiso, Schererville, Merrillville, Gary, Hammond, Highland, St John, and more.


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.


Fresh Fitness 911

Our running club is focused on helping people to start their running journey. It is a community that motivates each other and helps each other to reach their fitness goals.


Go Run IIT

Go Running IIT is an organization of students from Illinois Institute of Technology who are interested in running to gain motivation in their endeavors that involve a healthy lifestyle. It is a casual and fun environment where the students can support each other! Our mission is that no matter if you run a mile or marathons, are a walker or a track star, GRIIT is an inclusive community for anyone who wants to have fun running with friends.


Gold Coast Run Club

Gold Coast Run Club is a neighborhood run club that welcomes everybody at every pace and level. We are taking advantage of the beautiful Lakefront Trail in Gold Coast to build a community of runners who enjoy running with others and making new friends! We strive to be inclusive and create a welcoming environment for all! We also hope to find opportunities to give back to the community and socialize outside of running.


Lakeview Run Club

Lakeview Run Club is a recreational running club meeting every Tuesday night in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. As a free club with no formal registration process (just show up!), they strive to make running accessible and approachable for beginners and experienced athletes alike. Join them Tuesday nights at 6:30pm at 3252 N Broadway, and definitely stick around for post-run beers and socialization on Clark Street!


Midway Mile Chasers

Midway Mile Chasers’ primary objective is to create a running community for runners of all fitness and 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 left behind. All levels welcome!


Northlake Running Group

Northlake, IL is a place full of friendly people and awesome runners. The Northlake Running Group was created in 2020 and has been running in person since 2021. Our running family continues to grow every season. We are a free running club and want to show the masses that running will transform the mind, body and spirit.



UChicago RoadRunners Club

We are a running club at the University of Chicago. We provide a space for runners to train together, host several races a year, and coordinate Speak and Runs to learn more about running. All levels welcome!



Venados Running Club

Venados Running Club was started in the 80s by a group a friends, & was kept alive into the 2000s by Enrique & his father, original run club runner, Pops. Enrique & Pops kept the legacy alive with weekly run meet ups, races, and more. Running was and has been an important piece of not only their lives, but it lives through the generations of previous group founders and their families. Now, run club is managed by Ruby and her mom, Lucy, who grew up with the Venados crew as Pilsen is the neighborhood they were born & raised in. Altogether, we show the sport of running is generational in our families and represent our Mexican roots proudly. Anyone is welcome to join and share miles with us as we continue.