Friday, March 23, 2012

Ever want to race in Chicago?

I know I've always wanted to race in Chicago. I think it's part of my long, wanton desire to visit or live there. What better way to visit other than to race there? My fellow Team Tough Chik member, Amanda at Too Tall Fritz is now giving away a FREE entry to the 13.1 Chicago race on June 9!

Here's a little bit about the 13.1 Chicago:

This is a very unique race for the CHI as it does not go through the loop or the same tired section of the Lake Front running path that you may have run a million times in recent races.  THIS race according to the website:  starts and finishes at the Historic South Shore Cultural Center (SSCC) on Chicago’s south side. The SSCC offers beautiful views of both Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline and has hosted many notable events, including the wedding reception of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The 13.1 mile course takes you along the Lake front Path past La Rabida Hospital. After passing the hospital, you will run through Jackson Park, home of the 1893 World Columbian Exposition, the Osaka Japanese Garden, a strolling garden on Wooden Island. You will then pass the Museum of Science & Industry, the only original building remaining from the 1893 Columbian Exposition, and one of the largest science museums in the world. You will then head back to the Lakefront Path to almost 35th Street before heading back south, past the 63rd Street Beach House and finishing at the SSCC. This course is 13.1 miles of perfect Windy City experience. 

Get on over to Amanda's site  and enter!!!!

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