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Beth Onines, Central Director
Beth Onines is co-founder of the Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich, one the largest clubs in the Chicago area, and she has served as their president since 2001. She has served as the Race Director for the Alpine Races and has consulted many first time race directors over the past twenty years. Beth was the program director for the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) from 2000 to 2005. Beth also served on the CARA Board of Directors for a two-year term and has been a recipient of many CARA awards. An avid ultra- marathoner, Beth has been running for over 25 years and has run over 85 marathons, 11 of them in Chicago, and over 30 ultra-marathons with a personal best marathon of 3:22:12. She is an active volunteer with the Chicago Marathon. Beth served two terms on the RRCA Board as the Central Region Director from 2004 to 2008. She was the 2007 RRCA Convention chair for her club the Alpine Runners who organized the event in Chicago, IL. Following her term on the RRCA Board, Beth was appointed as the State Rep for IL where she has served in that role from 2008 to 2012.