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    Haymarket Riot + Brewery Running Tour

    (22)
    "It began with a rally... but the consequences are still being felt today." - William J. Adelman Join CRTC for a 4-mile tour that features anarchism and architecture. Along the way you'll see the The Willis Tower, Dearborn Station at Printer's Row, Greektown, Union Station, Old St. Patrick's Cathedral and The Palmer House Hotel. And of course you'll visit the memorial site of the 1886 Haymarket Riot, which stirred labor movements around the world. All that body-moving and history-learning will probably make you thirsty. Not to worry! You'll end your tour at Haymarket Pub and Brewery, where you'll get to enjoy one Speakerswagon® Pilsner Beer. What’s a good run without a beer reward at the end?
    Haymarket Riot + Brewery Running Tour

    Central Loop, Chicago

    • Enjoy a 4-mile running tour to see some of the most iconic architecture in Chicago
    • Visit sites like The Willis Tower, Dearborn Station, The Palmer House Hotel and more
    • Learn about the 1886 Haymarket Riot and see the the memorial site
    • Get a great workout while discovering a whole new side of Chicago
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    22 positive reviews
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    Uptown Andersonville Beer Running Tour

    (22)
    Are normal tours a little slow for your taste? Wish you could get in a good jog AND see the city at the time? Wish no more! Join CRTC to see one of Chicago's most historic neighborhoods: Uptown Chicago. Run to the Green Mill Lounge and learn about its connection to Al Capone. You'll also get to see "Little Vietnam", Simon's Tavern, The Bryn Mawr Historic District and Essanay Studios. Along the way they’ll provide you with some great history about the area and its connection to Swedish American history. Best part? The tour ends with a craft beer at the Hopleaf Bar in Andersonville. One craft beer is included in the price of admission and all participants receive a discount on all non-nutritional and sale items at The Runner’s Edge. What’s a good run without a beer reward at the end?
    Uptown Andersonville Beer Running Tour

    Central Loop, Chicago

    • Go Uptown, to one of Chicago’s most historic neighborhoods, for an easy running tour
    • Visit places like the Green Mill Lounge, “Little Vietnam,” the Bryn Mawr Historic District, and more
    • Enjoy a craft beer to quench your thirst at the end of the tour
    • Get a great workout while discovering a whole new side of Chicago
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    22 positive reviews
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    Streeterville Running Tour

    (22)
    Are normal tours a little slow for your taste? Wish you could get in a good run AND see the city at the time? Wish no more! Run with CRTC though this upscale neighborhood, which lies between Chicago's Mag Mile and the beautiful lakefront. You'll see some of the city's most iconic architecture, like the Hancock Tower, Mies van der Rohe's Lake Shore Apartments, and the Chicago Water Tower -- one of the only structures to survive the Great Chicago Fire of 1871! They’ll show you the former homes of Oprah and Hugh Hefner's Playboy, and where Siskel and Ebert gave so many thumbs up. You'll learn about the area's colorful transformation from swamp to swank, including the story of Chicago's legendary squatter, "Captain" George Streeter, who called the land The District of Lake Michigan. You’re about to go hard. ChicaGO hard.
    Streeterville Running Tour

    Central Loop, Chicago

    • Run through an upscale neighborhood and see some of Chicago’s most iconic architecture
    • See Hancock Tower, Mies van der Rohe's Lake Shore Apartments, the Chicago Water Tower, and more
    • Learn about the area’s transformation from a marsh to luxurious hotspot
    • Get a great workout while discovering a whole new side of Chicago
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    22 positive reviews
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    Front Yard Running Tour

    (22)
    We know what you’re thinking, “been there, done that.” But have you “BEAN there, done that”?? Join City Running Tours Chicago for a special workout and tour combo! Starting your tour at the famous “Bean,” you'll run through Millennium Park and Grant Park, known as Chicago's Front Yard. See the famous Buckingham Fountain and Cloud Gate, and visit "off the path" sites like the John Logan Sculpture and Agora, all the while learning the surprising history of how Chicago's parks came to be. You'll snap plenty of photos along the way, including one with the city’s beautiful skyline behind you. You’re about to go hard. ChicaGO hard.
    Front Yard Running Tour

    Central Loop, Chicago

    • Enjoy a running tour through Millennium and Grant Park, AKA Chicago’s Front Yard
    • See sites like the Buckingham Fountain, Cloud Gate, the John Logan Sculpture and more
    • Snap a bunch of stellar photos on your way, including one of the beautiful Chicago skyline
    • Get a great workout while discovering a whole new side of Chicago
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    22 positive reviews
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    Headlines/History Running Tour

    (22)
    So you’ve always heard about the Great Chicago Fire, but don’t really know when it happened or much else about it. This tour is the perfect chance to put it into context and learn about other significant events that helped shape Chicago. Going back more than 200 years, visit 5 sites of tragic disasters that made headlines around the country and the world. On this tour with CRTC, you'll pass famous landmarks and incredible architecture while learning history of these disasters. See places like the historic Palmer House Hotel, Fort Dearborn, the Monadnock Building and more. This is a great way to see Chicago, learn about its history, and get a great workout at the same time! You’re about to go hard. ChicaGO hard.
    Headlines/History Running Tour

    Central Loop, Chicago

    • Visit the sites of five tragic disasters in Chicago that made headlines across the world
    • See the the historic Palmer House Hotel, Fort Dearborn, and more
    • Enjoy learning from your knowledgeable guide about events that shaped the city
    • Get a great workout while discovering a whole new side of Chicago
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    22 positive reviews
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    Burnham Plan Running Tour

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    "Make no little plans," wrote Daniel Burnham. What followed was an ambitious undertaking that would become a blueprint for city-planning the world over. On this tour with CRTC, you'll travel across the beautiful Chicago River and run along the Magnificent Mile. You'll also visit Chicago's #1 tourist attraction, the historic Navy Pier. Come and see the Burnham Plan in action today and learn the amazing history of Chicago's development at the beginning of the 20th Century. You’re about to go hard. ChicaGO hard.
    Burnham Plan Running Tour

    New East Side, Chicago

    • Discover the amazing history of Chicago’s development that began at the turn of the 20th century
    • Learn about the Daniel Burnham, the famous architect and urban planner
    • Run along the Magnificent Mile and see Chicago’s #1 tourist destination, the historic Navy Pier
    • Get a great workout while discovering a whole new side of Chicago
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    2 positive reviews

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