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Chicago Running Tours & More

Chicago, IL, USA
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About Chicago Running Tours & More
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 a morning SCHEDULED run: Grant Park 5k at 8 a.M. Sundays & 7:15 a.M. Thursdays. Chicago River Navy Pier 5k at 7:15 a.M. Tuesdays and Fridays. Chicago Tragic Events at 8 a.M. Saturdays and 7:15 a.M. Sundays. We have a limit of 15 participants for our scheduled runs. Our PRIVATE tours include 1) City in a Garden (5.62 Miles), 2) Tower to Tower (6 miles), 3) Run to Wrigley (6.48 Miles), 4) Devil in the White City (8.1 Miles) Participants who complete all 4 private routes receive a 26.2 Finishers certificate and a long sleeve tech finishers shirt. Come join us for the best tour experience in Chicago while you take care of your cardio needs at the same time.
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Morrmarathons wrote a review Jan 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina65 contributions25 helpful votes
I was in town on business in January and wanted a route relatively free from wintry elements so I thought this would be a good way to have a local craft a route that would be scenic and safe. Marlin was not only a knowledgeable guide and had many interesting stories and facts,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More
Responded Jan 28, 2020
Thank you for your kind review. So far for this winter season you ran the coldest tour. It was 15f when we started. You demonstrated that a running tour on a cold winter day is very doable, scenic, and fun. Thank you for spending this part of your Chicago visit with me. And best of luck on your upcoming marathon. Marlin
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Josie C wrote a review Oct 2019
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I was planning a girls trip to Chicago and this was going to be the first time for all of us to visit the city. While planning our itinerary it literally took me months to convince them to sign up for a running tour. "Its a tour! We'll stop a lot! I'll ask him to run slow!"
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More
Responded Jan 28, 2020
I am so grateful for this review. You took the time to provide the best experience for your friends even with their apprehensions. I'm pleased all turned out well and they enjoyed the experience you set up. Thanks for the 10 stars and your kind words on the photos. You may forget many of the stories I tell, but those photos are forever. You know who to check in with the next time you visit Chicago. Marlin
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Lisa wrote a review Aug 2019
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We meet Marlin on the train while planning our itinerary for the day. He happened to have availability and gave us a wonderful tour of The Art Institute. He is an awesome storyteller and taught us so much in a short amount of time. Our group of four, aged 13 to 64, were all
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More
Responded Jan 28, 2020
It's not every day I sit behind folks, on the train, who are planning a visit to the city. I just could not help myself offering uninvited suggestions. Now I'm glad I did. We ended up having a fun experience at the Art Institute and I made new friends and had fun. Thank you for your review. I am grateful. Marlin
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Carol S wrote a review May 2019
18 contributions8 helpful votes
I booked a day tour with Marlin to House on the Rock and Taliesin, with other Lloyd Wright sites on the way. Totally fantastic. He tailored it to what I wanted, was great company and organised it impeccably. As a docent at Oak Park studio he is very knowledgeable about Lloyd
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More
Responded May 28, 2019
Carol, we had a great time and terrific conversation during our several hours of travel to and from Taliesin. Thank you so much for being my very first customer to take this trip. Even more so, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on tripadvisor.
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lovinbigcities wrote a review Mar 2019
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
My fiance and I took a running tour with Marlin several years ago and I've had it on my to do list to write a review since then. Although three years has passed since our tour, I still remember how special the day was. Marlin took pictures of us along the way which turned out to
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Marlin K, Owner at Chicago Running Tours & More
Responded May 28, 2019
This review has a special place in my heart. One goal in the tour guide business is to leave a life lasting impression. Your review validates the success in my effort. Thank you so much. Greatly appreciated.
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