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4 sports and fitness events worth seeking out in Chicago this weekend

4 sports and fitness events worth seeking out in Chicago this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on May 10, 2019.

Looking to get in shape?

From a fundraiser to a workout class, there's plenty to do when it comes to athletic-related activities coming up in Chicago this weekend. Read on for a rundown.

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Running for Peace Fundraiser

From the event description:

In honor of Dareyona L. Smith, let’s honor all of our family and friends whom lost their lives to senseless gun violence. Let’s Run For Peace as a group in our neighborhood to help promote stopping the violence. This will be a 5K free event and everyone is invited to run/walk with us in a peaceful manner. 

When: Saturday, May 11, 8-11 a.m.
Where: Dawes Park, 8052 S Damen Ave
Admission: $20
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Fitbit Local Bodyweight Bootcamp

From the event description:

Join Fitbit Local Ambassadors Jenny Finkel and Jeremy Walton for a vigorous outdoor bootcamp along the steps of the Riverwalk followed by a stretch and cool down. Wear sneakers, bring a towel and be sure to fill that water bottle. Everyone is welcome, so invite your friends and bring a smile. Owning a Fitbit product is not necessary to participate. 

When: Saturday, May 11, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Where: Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago Loop., South Riverwalk between Clark and Lasalle.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

KM Living x Equinox | Workout Class

From the event description:

We’re hosting a free workout class in Oz Park! In anticipation of their new Lincoln Park location, we’ve teamed up with Equinox to provide our clients and friends with one of our favorite Equinox workout classes. We'll be giving away some great raffle prizes. Whether you’re a beginner, an avid gym-goer or just want to check out what the new Equinox is about, we can’t wait to see you there.

When: Saturday, May 11, 9-10 a.m.
Where: Oz Park
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Fleet Feet Historic Run: Steeterville

From the event description:

The historic run series is back with both new and revisited routes. Explore historic Streeterville with the Fleet Feet Running Club through a four mile run as we dive into the neighborhood built where there was once only water and sand and has transformed from an uninhabited fluctuating shoreline to a thriving commercial and residential district.

When: Sunday, May 12, 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Fleet Feet Old Town, 1706 N. Wells St.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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