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Chicago Running Tours & More offers scheduled and private tours. Our scheduled tours are at or just over the 5k distance and range from 90 minutes to 2 hours. Our guides have been trained by a "certified" Chicago Professional Tour Guide. Join us for...more
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55 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60602-4813
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 630-702-9364
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What a great experience running through Chicago, seeing and hearing about famous people and sights, and having Wrigley Field as the finish line! Marlin made every step of the way interesting and enjoyable. Loved running through open spaces such as Lincoln Park Zoo and Oz...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

This tour was the highlight of our trip! Marlin is super funny, a great story teller, easy to talk to and run with and very generous with his time and recommendations. It is obvious by the time and detail Marlin puts into his tours that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you for your terrific review Christy. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your experience, had fun, and tolerated the eye rolling jokes. I appreciate you sharing with your friends and am very much looking forward to your future visit to show you more, less tragic,...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic running tour through Chicago. This is an 8 mile run through Chicago - great experience and got to see areas of Chicago tourists don't typically visit. Marlin was fantastic is a wealth of knowledge about everything Chicago. Too many highlights to mention them all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ang7676
Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you for your kind review Angela. You had the perfect circumstance that allowed me to add extras that are not always options on the Devil in the White City tour. When participants have extra time I enjoy including stops like the Museum of Science...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

I had such a great time doing the "Navy Pier and River Tour" with Marlin. My only regret was that I didn't have more time to do more tours with him. He was so pleasant and SO knowledgeable about what was interesting and cool and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you Ryan for your highly enthusiastic review. I'm so grateful you enjoyed your experience. I know I'll be showing you more of our great city during future visits. I'm looking forward to your return. Marlin

Reviewed October 22, 2018

I joined Marlin on the tour 3 days in a row on my visit to Chicago in April/May of this year. He did a great job clicking photos, which I added on as a profile picture on social media. Seeing this, a friend thought that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daljit K
Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for sharing your inspirational story Daljit. It is exciting to know the benefits of your running tours extended into personal success. Keep on running! Marlin

Reviewed August 20, 2018

I had the absolute best time exploring Chicago with Marlin. Marlin is incredibly knowledgeable, and also clearly loves what he does. We explored the city's architecture, history, and unique culture - and he then tied everything together in a way that was gratifying and memorable....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for your kind words Sam, and sharing them on tripadvisor. There is much more to show you here. I'm looking forward to your return so we can do more fun exploring of Chicago.

Reviewed August 16, 2018

Marlin was so fun, knowledgeable, and courteous on our rainy morning Tragic Events tour. He provided ponchos for us to use when the rain was heavy, and held onto them for us when it would let up. This was our first running tour, and it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. Really appreciate you taking the time to mention that the rain did not ruin your experience. Hope to show you more of our great city next time you are here. Marlin

Reviewed August 1, 2018

I had a terrific running tour experience with Marlin during my recent visit to Chicago. After reading about his tours in a running magazine a while back, the idea to check it out had been in the back of my mind. The first thought I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for such a terrific review Laurie. Your words are very kind. I really appreciate you noting "meaningful and memorable" and "an adventure into the past". That is exactly the experience we are striving to deliver. Looking forward to showing you more of Chicago...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What a day! It was one of the most positive experiences of any travel/ running tour we”ve done . Jay was fun, informative and positive. See Chicago with a running tour... it will amaze you! I’m going to do another running tour on my next...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janice M
Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Jay said you two were very fun to run with. I hope you make it back to Chicago so we can show you more of the city via running. Marlin

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Marlin was wonderful. He took multiple pictures of our group running. Was very informative of Chicago Tragic events. He brought parkas for us due to rain. It is a great way to see Chicago!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tml7betty
Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review. Greatly appreciated. Very pleased you enjoyed the Chicago Tragic Events running tour. I know you intended to write "ponchos" vs "parkas". Thanks Marlin

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Daljit K
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Response from Marlin K | Property representative |
Hi Daljit, I'm happy you had already discovered how to sign up. Your request popped into my email while you and I were running this morning. It appears that it took about 15 hours from the time you posting your inquire... More
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