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City Running Tours-Chicago

Chicago, IL 60604
+1 877-415-0058 ext. 12
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Great experience running with Blake

We had a great 3 mile run through Chicago at an easy pace with plenty of stops to see the sights... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Travis O
Excellent & Unique way to see the city

Blake was probably the most knowledgeable tour guide I encountered in Chicago (& I met a few) he... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2015
Justin O
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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.
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28 Oct 2015
“Great experience running with Blake”
17 Sep 2015
“Excellent & Unique way to see the city”
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Chicago, IL 60604
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+1 877-415-0058 ext. 12
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

We had a great 3 mile run through Chicago at an easy pace with plenty of stops to see the sights, don't hesitate to book :)

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Blake was probably the most knowledgeable tour guide I encountered in Chicago (& I met a few) he put you at ease the moment you meet him a fun & enthusiastic individual. A very customer friendly experience from start to finish, stopping at all the...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

My family spent several days in downtown Chicago and my wife and I were able to get a tour that worked for us a few days in. We really wish the timing would have worked out to do the running tour first as it was...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I found City Running Tours looking on the internet since I was wanting to sight see but also get a run in. The Chicago's Front Yard tour has opened the door for me to get into some more of their tour offerings. Blake Williams was...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Blake was awesome! He led our small but mighty group on the Chicago's Front Yard Tour. Lots of stops and info along the way--what a beautiful city! The added plus...it was a Sunday morning run so we enjoyed the beauty and peacefulness of the sculptures...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

I had a great time in a very beautiful sunny day with Blake. I strongly recommend it's services!!!!!

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We booked the Burnham Plan run. Brian was our guide, and we was full of interesting and useful information. Very friendly as well. A great way to see Chicago. Highly recommend this if you enjoy running and sightseeing.

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Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I was on my last week before my half marathon when I visited Chicago, so booked my long run with CRT. Great decision! I booked late, but Blake was very helpful and arranged everything quickly. Katie Schmid was great! Very kind and capable! She even...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

We went on a run on a cold morning in March, and it was the perfect way to start a day in Chicago. The tour covers a lot of the loop, much more territory than you can cover on a walking tour.

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Blake W, Manager at City Running Tours-Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2015

Hi! Thank you so much for your response and your great review of City Running Tours. It pleases me to know that you and your family had such a great time getting to know the Windy City! Take care and happy running, City Running Tours

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

We had a great run with Blake through Beantown to the Haymarket Brewery. He was very knowledgeable, let us set our own pace, and there was a good combination of running and stopping to look at landmarks. Even though it was very cold we had...More

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Blake W, Manager at City Running Tours-Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2015

Thank you so much for your Review of our Haymarket Riot and Brewery Tour. It was an absolute pleasure taking you both on a tour of the Windy City! The Haymarket Riot is a piece of American history that often gets missed amongst all that...More

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HugsieD
28 April 2018|
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Response from Marlin K | Property representative |
City Running Tours is currently not active in Chicago. Chicago Running Tours is doing their "Run to Wrigley" tour on morning of 29th. Please text Marlin if you are interested in joining this slow paced 6.5 mile run... More
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equinimity
28 September 2015|
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Response from Blake W | Property representative |
Hi, Thank You for reaching out to us here at City Running Tours in Chicago. We often tell people that our runs are more jogs and that we lead them at a casual pace of about 10:30 min/mile pace. We take, depending on the... More
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