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Grant Park Running Tour

Chicago Running Tours

Running Tour Description

Grant Park has popular, well visited, landmarks such as Buckingham Fountain. It also has “hidden gems” right out in the open. We’ll take you past both the popular sights as well as those “off the path.”

We’ll share surprising and unexpected history of how Grant Park came to be. You’ll take a “trip” through Agora and absorb our incredible skyline view from the John Logan statue.

Pricing and Reservations

Grant Park 5K

Cost
• $32.00 per participant

Thursday Schedule and Duration

Thursday Schedule
• ~7:15 AM – 8:45 AM

Duration
Approximately 90 minutes

Sunday Schedule and Duration

Sunday Schedule
• ~8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Duration
Approximately 90 minutes

Route Information and Meeting Point

Route Length
• 3.1 Miles

Starting Location
• Millenium Park

Grant Park Photo Gallery

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Chicago River and Navy Pier

Chicago Running Tours

Running Tour Description

The Chicago River has 2 unique characteristics no other river in America has. When you join us for our CRNP5k we will enlighten you with the details in storied fashion. And oh what a story it is!!!

By the time you complete this scenic running journey you will come away realizing that this was one of the most meaningful runs you have ever taken.

Pricing and Reservations

Chicago River & Navy Pier

Cost
• $32.00 per participant

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Thursdays and Sundays
• ~7:15 AM – 8:45 AM

Duration
Approximately 90 minutes

Route Information and Meeting Point

Route Length
• 3.4 Miles

Starting Location
• Millenium Park

Chicago River & Navy Pier Photo Gallery

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Chicago Tragic Events

Chicago Running Tours

Running Tour Description

This route is 3.8 miles and will take 2 hours. It’s like hearing camp fire stories that mesmerize you. Except you are not sitting by the camp fire; you are in Chicago’s loop with a running guide who is pretty good at telling you what happened. You will hear amazing stories and surprising facts about 5 of Chicago’s most tragic events.

In addition to the disaster locations your guide will take you by famous landmarks, sculptures, incredible architecture, inside a famous building, and under noisy “L” train tracks.

Pricing and Reservations

Chicago Tragic Events

Cost
• $32.00 per participant

Wednesday Schedule and Duration

Wednesday Schedule
• ~7:15 AM – 9:15 AM

Duration
Approximately 2 Hours

Saturday Schedule and Duration

Saturday Schedule
• ~8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Duration
Approximately 2 Hours

Route Information and Meeting Point

Route Length
• 3.8 Miles

Starting Location
• Millenium Park

Chicago Tragic Events Photo Gallery

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West Side Wanderer

Chicago Running Tours

Running Tour Description

Wander the near West Side for sites that shaped Chicago in the late 1800s.  You’ll hear about Hull House, see, the UIC campus, and blaze a trail past the site of the most famous barn in Chicago history, and take in beautiful skyline views on your way to Greektown. 

Joins us for 3.1 mile run through the past, present, and future of Chicago.

Pricing and Reservations

West Side Wanderer

Cost
• $32.00 per participant

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
• 7:00 AM

Duration
Approximately 90 minutes

Route Information and Meeting Point

Route Length
• 3.1 Miles

Starting Location
• Millenium Park

West Side Wanderer Photo Gallery

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About Us

Chicago Running Tours

We are professionals and we deliver a professional experience!

Expect much more than simply running past famous landmarks. Our routes are themed and designed to educate. You will discover fascinating facts, hear interesting stories, view incredible landmarks, all while getting your cardio workout.

Leave your camera behind. Your guide will take numerous photos of you along the way. Your photos are loaded onto Flickr where you get unrestricted access to download, print & share at no extra cost.

Because we want you to remember as much as possible, we’ll follow up with a list of information your guide covered on the route.

Walking Tours

Chicago Running Tours

We provide walking versions of all of our routes. Walk an entire marathon if you like.

3 person minimum.

Walking Tour Photo Gallery

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