Running is better in packs: run clubs in Chicago
  • April 5, 2013
  • Running season in Chicago is heating up – seriously, it’s actually heating up finally. If you’re like me and you do everything fitness better in a group, then a running club might be just the thing to get you ready for whatever you’re training for, whether that’s a 10K or a marathon. Find the best option for you!

    Fleet Feet Sports:

    • Old Town: 1620 N Wells Street
      • Fun run every Monday at 6:30pm
      • Fun run every Tuesday at 6:30pm – Chick’s Night
      • Fun run every Wednesday at 6:30pm
    • Lincoln Square: 4762 N Lincoln Ave
      • Fun run every Monday at 6:30pm
      • Fun run every Wednesday at 6:30pm – Chick’s Night
      • Fun run every Saturday at 8:00am

    Lululemon locations across the city:

    Nike Training Club Lincoln Park: 833 W Armitage

    • Mondays: 10:30 am
    • Tuesdays: 6:30 am
    • Wednesdays: 6:30 am, 6:00 pm
    • Saturdays: 10:15 am
    • Sundays: 10:15 am

    Universal Sole Burgers and Beer: 3052 North Lincoln Ave.

    • Upcoming dates: May 6, Jun 3, Jul 1, Aug 5, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 4, Dec 2
    • What’s a Burger and Beer Run: It’s a 5K followed by burgers and beer, obviously.

    Runners Edge: 5243 N. Clark Street

    • Thursdays: 6:30 pm

    Barre Bee Fit: TBD – Saturday Mornings, details coming soon

    For a full list of run clubs in Chicago and the metro area, CARA has pulled together an amazing resource here.

    Happy running!

    About Jeana Anderson Cohen

    Jeana Anderson Cohen is the founder and CEO of, a destination for living your best life, with fitness as the catalyst. After graduating from University of Wisconsin with a degree in Journalism, she spent much of her career - before leaving agency life - creating and executing social media strategies for brands. aSweatLife fuses her experience and her passion for wellness. You can find Jeana - who’s certified as a personal trainer - coaching group fitness classes and hosting aSweatLife’s #Sweatworking events.