Our Passion for Racing, Working for You, Serving Runners,
So that everyone will

“Seize the Day, Seize Your Race”

Our Motto is: Seize the Day, Seize Your Race. Live, Run, Laugh, Race.

Whether you need a full race management company, marketing assistance or consultation to get your event going in the right direction, we personalize our services and promise to make your event our priority. We will meet or exceed your organization’s event needs.

Carpe Diem Races currently organizes several events each year including Cupid’s Love Dash, One Step at a Time, Embrace the Race, and Winnetka Turkey Trot.


Course Design/Measuring
Allow us to design or help design your race course. We use a GPS system and a measuring wheel to ensure that your course is marked with exactitude. We can also provide an online course map, posted on our website.

Race Director Assistance
We can assist the event director in obtaining official permits, sanctioning, and insurance.

Tee Shirt/Event Memorabilia/Awards
We will work within the budget to ensure that you the approiate race swag.

Complete Race Management
We will manage your event from Start to Finish. Let our experienced staff take care of everything for you. We guarantee a complete, professional event.

We are dedicated to helping out others in need. All of our races give back to the community through different charities across Lake and Cook counties.

Are you a charity looking to raise awareness, interested in partnering up for a fundraiser or just want to have our race your “fun run”? Let us help you organize and plan a successful event.



Carpe Diem Racing is a premier racing event management company. We are seeking interns for the winter/spring/summer/fall semester(s).

Carpe Diem Racing is looking for people for the winter/spring/summer/fall session(s). Start date is contingent upon your availability.

Since these are event management and marketing position, the hours will vary week by week. During the week/ends of the event, overtime hours are normal and expected.

All internships are non paying.

This is a great opportunity for making many contacts and gaining a wide range of experience in the marketing and event planning industry.