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Chicago Fri Jun 17 2011

Weekend What To Do: Nike Says "RUN" + Yanks Invade Wrigley

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You're forgiven for not necessarily knowing that it's already June. Chicago's weather has been manic enough to confuse your therapist. Anyway, what with it already being the third week of June, you might be a little behind on your Chicago Marathon training. Fret not, those nice folks at mom-and-pop shoe store Nike are hosting a marathon running boot camp at Soldier Field all day tomorrow. Running specialists (*Note: just really good runners) will be guiding group runs out of the Bears' home and down the Lakeshore Path beginning at 6:30 a.m. Additionally, Bears wide receiver and all-around nice guy Earl Bennett will be in the hizzy dropping tips on running and probably talking about the (pictured above) Lunar Glide 3s which will be dropping the first week of July.

Yankees (sans Jeter) Invade The Friendly Confines

First pitch for the weekend series is in about a scant 28 minutes, and if you've got the day off there are far worse things to be doing than watching a game at Wrigley. It's not been a memorable season for the Cubs, but it is the Yankees (I understand they are a club with some renown and fame) and they're duking it out in the standings with their AL East rivals, Boston, for the divisional lead. So head on over for the three-game stand and maybe the Cubs can slow the Yanks' roll. The weather is calling for scattered thunderstorms all weekend, but I'm pretty sure beer was invented precisely for rain delays.

Enjoy the weekend!

 
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