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Discover Whitewater Series CARA Emerging Race

The Discover Whitewater Series is pleased to announce that is has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a CARA EMERGING RACE.  This means that we have agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA’s Best Practices Guidelines.  These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.

We are honored to have received this designation from CARA and look forward to bringing you a quality race on September 22nd.  The half marathon general route map with mile markers is now available online (course certification is pending) with more detailed maps coming soon!  Be sure to register now for the half marathon and half marathon relay!  Registration for the Be Active Today! 5K and Fit Kid Shuffle is also open.


Due to CARA’s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country.  To view the Guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit

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The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland.  CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – farther, faster, better, for life.


Welcome to the Discover Whitewater Series!

Welcome to the Discover Whitewater Series (DWS)!  The Greater Whitewater Committee is looking forward to having you during its first annual half-marathon on September 22, 2013.  The DWS Planning & Organizing Committee, along with Race Director, Stacey Kincaid, have established a well organized, challenging and fun event that the entire family will enjoy.  To learn more about the event, to register, and to keep in touch with us, please visit our website READ FULL POST