Join Us!

The Black Toes is a running team comprised of men and women from around the world. We actively recruit and welcome runners of all abilities, but we share one trait in common – a dedication to training and improvement in the sport we love. Whether you run a 4 minute mile or a 16 minute mile, you will be welcomed as a key member of the team so long as you share our dedication. HTFU: We live by this motto in training and in competition.

As an international running group, we use Facebook to connect. We share our training every week on a Sunday, and use the Facebook forum and Strava to gather support, hear from members in their own trials and tribulations, get expert advice and motivate each other.

Once a year we select a major race (usually a marathon), and the team trains for this race. Coach Thomson develops weekly training programs for the team in preparation for the race and explains the quality training sessions. We meet and spend time together on race weekend and, of course, celebrate afterward! We also compete in our own countries throughout the year wearing our team colors.

If you are ambitious, passionate about running, but most importantly focused on improving and being a better runner, please join our team.

You can contact us using the contact form provided under Contact Us, or just shoot us an e-mail to info@chicagoblacktoes.org.