Chicago Running Tours

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Scheduled Options

Begin your day with a 5k. Offered 6 days a week. 15 participant limit. Meet at pre-designated start location.

Grant Park 5K

Grant Park Running Tour

3.1 Miles | $32 p/p | 90 min

THU 7:15 a.m. | SUN 8 a.m.

Chicago River & Navy Pier

Chicago River + Navy Pier Tour

3.4 Miles | $32 p/p | 90 min

TUE & FRI 7:15 a.m.

Chicago Tragic Events

Chicago Tragic Events Tour

3.8 Miles | $32 p/p | 2 hrs

WED 7:15 a.m. | SAT 8 a.m.

West Side Wanderer

West Side Wanderer Tour

3.1 Miles | $32 p/p | 90 min

TUE, WED & THU 7 a.m.

Feature Options | Private Tours

Would you like to see more of Chicago? Try a 10k ish FEATURE tour. Tours times are more flexible and we’ll meet you at your “city limits” hotel or predetermined location.

City in a Garden

City in a Garden Tour

5.62 miles / $78.75

Tower to Tower

Architectural Running Tour

6 miles / $78.75

Run to Wrigley

Wrigley Running Tour

6.48 miles / $78.75

Devil in the White City

Devil in the White City

8.1 miles / $89

Other Available Trips

Private Vehicle Tours

Chicago Tombstone Tour – Famous

A private tour of the final resting place to many prominent Chicago figures. Visit Chicago’s cemetery of architects and examine the variety and uniqueness of their monuments. Explore sites and hear stories of merchant kings, hotelier’s, politicians, athletes, private eyes, and many more.

Chicago Tombstone Tour – Infamous

Chicago Tombstone Tour – Infamous is a a private tour of the final resting place to many prominent Chicago figures. Gangsters, conflicts, & controversies. Visit local Chicago sites of where events happened and relevant burial grounds.

Frank Lloyd Wright Trail Day Trip

Visit some of FLW’s finest designs on a trip to Racine and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This day trip explores some of FLW’s most notable buildings in eastern Wisconsin. Come experience; “the enhancement of nature by human consciousness”. You will see, feel, and better understand FLW’s meaning of “Organic Architecture”.

Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin and More

Visit FLW’s home “Taliesin” and other notable structures FLW designed in central Wisconsin. Frank Lloyd Wright’s second home and studio, Taliesin, was once referred to as; “the Love Nest”. Expect to learn more about the scandalous affair that influenced its name. You will also hear stories of devastating tragedy Mr. Wright overcame while living at Taliesin.

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Private Tours with Marlin

Custom Chicago Tours

Museum Tours

Chicago has some of the best museums in the world. Two most notable are the Art Institute of Chicago and The Museum of Science and Industry. These places are huge! Get the most of your visit with a guide who knows his way around. Nice additions to consider after a running tour.

Private Chicago Half Day Tour

We’ll do whatever we can fit into a half day. Activities to consider include tour of the Art Institute of Chicago, guided visit of the Museum of Science and Industry, tour of Graceland cemetery, walk and talk or running tour of Chicago’s loop, parks, river walk, pedway and other routes.

Private Chicago Full Day Tour

We’ll do whatever we can fit into a full day. Activities to consider include tour of the Art Institute of Chicago, guided visit of the Museum of Science and Industry, tour of Graceland cemetery, walk and talk or running tour of Chicago’s loop, parks, river walk, pedway and other routes.

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If you are looking for a great way to explore Chicago then this is the best way to do it

Marlin is funny and easy to keep up with, interesting and engaging. Definitely worth your morning! The running has plenty of stops, not too much.

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