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The association has been going strong for over four years and  includes among our members winners of major races across the USA and competitors in events around the world. 

Mission Statement

The Chicago Area Adventure Racing Association is the definitive source for Adventure racing in the Midwest.  We provide value to racers and race directors by creating networking opportunities, promoting team and individual skills development through professional workshops and training events, and developing meaningful partnerships with and between race organizers and equipment manufacturers to ensure continued growth of the sport.

Benefits of CAARA membership

bulletNetwork with others involved in Adventure Racing
bulletImprove your skills to succeed and grow in the sport
bullet10% off all purchases and an extra 5% off sale prices at Moosejaw.com
bullet10% off all purchases from GO Orienteering
bullet$20 off sprint race entry fees from Outdoor Athlete Adventure Racing
bullet10% off all race entry fees from Odyssey Adventure Racing
bullet10% off race entry fees from Adventurous Concepts
bullet15% off race entry fees from Four Winds Adventures
bulletDiscounted rates for Apex Adventure Alliance climbing and ropes classes
bulletOpportunity to participate in equipment testing from various manufacturers
bulletE-mail information updates/newsletter
bulletReduced CAARA workshop fees
bulletCool membership card
bulletReally cool CAARA sticker

You get all this for only $25 per year!

How to join

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Download and print a membership application today!

Send us e-mail at info@chicagoadventureracing.org