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Upcoming Events
Wednesday, May 29
7:30pm- Pizza Night at Temperance
Bring your $5 for pizza after track
Saturday, June 1
8pm- Old School Dance Party at Prairie Moon (1635 Chicago Ave., Evanston)
Join your club friends for a night of dancing. Come early if you want to dine, and stay for dancing to start at 9. 
Thursday, June 13
6:30pm- Runapalooza at American Legion Post 42 (1030 Central St., Evanston)
Runapalooza is a relaxed, social evening with an educational component. 
Want to run faster, further, stronger in 2019? Learn from our expert panel of speakers: 
  • Carey Pinkowski- Race director for the Chicago Marathon
  • Dr. Vince Roberts- Ultra marathoner and Fixer of Broken Runners
Want an excuse for a beer with your ERC comrades? Be there because everyone else will be!
Want to help local good causes (and) win great running stuff? There is a mega prize draw raffle! 
(Watch your inbox for the Punchbowl elite and confirm your attendance. Don't let it sell out without you!)
Saturday, June 15
7:00am- Marathon Training begins
This group will meet with the SMLR runners at Lighthouse Beach. They will be following a modified Hal Higdon training plan. The schedule is tailored for the 2019 Chicago Marathon, but many runners will be training for other fall marathons as well. All paces and experience levels are welcome! If you would like to join a determined group of first-time marathoners, please contact For general questions or more information, contact Finally, don't forget to sign up to assist at our aid stations!
Upcoming Races
Soldier Field 10-Miler, Chicago, May 25
Finish on the 50-yard line at this spring classic
Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals, Wheaton, June 1
5k and 10k CARA circuit race raises money for the zoo too! 
Run for the Zoo, Chicago, June 2
Meet up with other ERC runners by contacting Lucy Hoblitzelle at
YWCA Race Against Hate 5k and 10k, Evanston, June 16
Evanston's biggest and best annual race. Join an ERC team and celebrate the 20th anniversary of this outstanding CARA circuit race. 
Furry Friends 5k, Libertyville, June 29
All proceeds of this race go directly to help dogs and cats at the Save-A-Pet animal shelter.
Elmhurst 4 on the 4th, Elmhurst, July 4
Unique four mile CARA circuit race 
Chicago Full Moon Run 5k and 1 mile, Norwood Park, July 17
Race in the streets under the full moon out among the cicadas, crickets and other creatures of the night. 
Randy Walker Memorial 5k, Evanston, July 28
Formerly known as Run for Walk, this race has been revamped as a 5k and a CARA circuit race. ERC members use the code ERC 19 for a discount. 
Weekly Runs
Monday morning run - 6am - Church and Crawford - Dara Ury
Monday evening run - 6:30pm - Henry Crown Sports Pavilion - Matthew Thompson
Tuesday morning run - 5:30am - Greenleaf and Lakefront - Kate Saccany
Wednesday morning track intervals - 6:15am - ETHS outdoor track - Nancy Rollins
Wednesday evening track intervals - 6:30pm - ETHS outdoor track - Nancy Rollins
Thursday morning run - 5:30am - Greenleaf and Lakefront - Kate Saccany
Saturday morning lakefront run and walk (SMLRW) - 8:15am - Norris Center, NU campus - Timothy Guimond
0-5k training workout - 8:15am - Arrington Hut, Church and Sheridan - Deanna Badong
Sunday running start - 8:15am - Arrington Hut, Church and Sheridan - Deanna Badong
(Start times are listed; please arrive 10-15 minutes early)
Guest Running Waiver
Running friends and family? Bring them along on a run, but first take a minute to complete our important guest waiver