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Thursday, February 20

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Chicago's running season has officially begun. So, if you're thinking about training for the Chicago Marathon (Oct. 10), here's the RedEye guide on where to begin. For more insight, RedEye's Connie Reyes, AKA Marathon MissFit, blogs her first-time running journey, while TimeOut's Liz Plosser captures Chicago's running culture in The Rundown.

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