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City Running Tours-Chicago

Chicago, IL 60604 (The Loop)
+1 630-702-9364
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Ranked #6 of 206 activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Our PERSONALIZED RUNNING TOURS are completely customizable to the day, time, distance and sights you want to see. Your personal running guide will... more » Owner description: Our PERSONALIZED RUNNING TOURS are completely customizable to the day, time, distance and sights you want to see. Your personal running guide will pick you up from where you are staying, run at your pace, provide water and have a camera in case you feel like capturing the moment. At the completion of the run we will return you to where you are staying and you walk away with a souvenir goody bag that includes a t-shirt as well as running and city related products. « less
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London, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I arranged for a personalized tour. I am in training for my first half marathon and did not want to miss out on a training day while on vacation. Joey was an excellent guide. Personable and informative. The 8 miles just few by! What a great way to see the city!!

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Katie was a great tour guide for our Front Yard 5k tour. She was knowledgeable and kept a great pace so we actually got a nice morning run in. Great way to see parts if Chicago! I would definitely do this again!

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

In Chicago for a 2 day conference. Arranged a custom tour. Great choice. Left from my hotel lobby, toured Michigan Ave, Millenium Park and the lake front on a 6 mile run. Mackenzie was great guide/ running partner. She kept the pace comfortable, but challenging as we discussed the sites and the miles melted away unnoticed. Highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The enthusiasm & insight on Chicago's rich history from our guide Blake was infectious. An awesome way to start any day. Strongly recommend it.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

It was a great way to see Chicago in the morning, running into sunset, Blake was a very good guide, adapting to my speed the whole time and giving much insight and even bringing water along.

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Oakley, California
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18 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Our morning running tour was really enjoyable and we learned quite a lot about the history of Chicago. Our guide, Michael, was knowledgeable and friendly, and seemed to be having as much fun as we were. Although I'm an experienced runner in decent shape my aging knees found some of the stairs a bit of a challenge, but Michael was... More

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Tampa, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Michael was our tour guide and he was just great! This was a great way to experience the beauty of Grant Park and get some exercise while you're at it! We did not run the whole time. We did stop at certain points where Michael gave us an explanation of what we were seeing. I highly recommend City running tours... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This was a great tour. Marlin was welcoming and made sure the pace was right for everyone. This was the best way to see the park from top to bottom and explore areas that I probably wouldn't have seen on my own. Marlin added color and historical information along the way. You can't get this type of interactive experience from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

It doesn't matter if you are a seasoned runner or one whose pace is pretty slow (like me). If you want a tour on the streets of Chicago with a Chicago native and with wonderfully interesting sights and stories, then Chicago Running Tour is for you! I was on the Tragic Events tour with Marlin. I was concerned because I... More

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Hudson, FL
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35 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was by far one of the most fun tours I have been on! I had no one else to do this tour with me, so it was fun to join up with others for this run. It was a good pace, not a slow run that I thought it could possibly be. They took great pictures, have a lot... More

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