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Mike K. ran: In Chicago visiting f...

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  • 5 miles
  • 00:58 time
  • 11:38 pace
  • 753 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
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great Chicago metro Forest Preserve 5.02 mi 00:58 11:38 pace

In Chicago visiting family. Despite some rainy weather, it's been a blast and we managed to catch some clear skies for the Chicago Blues Festival in Millennium Park - billed as the world's largest free blues festival.

Lousy weather made for a treadmill run on Saturday, but with a Forest Preserve near the hotel, I could not resist a trail run today, even with muddy conditions. A little sloppy, but not too difficult to navigate and really fun to be surrounded by trees. Cooler weather was a nice bonus too!

  • Helene D.
    Helene D.

    Looks like muddy terrain is your terrain, Mike. Look at your pace! 👍

    7 months ago Like1 person

  • Mike K.
    Mike K.

    Thanks Helene! Muddy is good - cool temps, more so!

    7 months ago Like1 person

  • Frederick
    Frederick You're an Inspiration
    You're an Inspiration:

    Nice run, Mike! I'm always impressed how you are able to fit in a run regardless of the weather, time or location! Love the blues...I bet it was a great concert and event --safe travels home!

    7 months ago

  • Stacy S.
    Stacy S.

    Lovely!! Sounds like fun!

    7 months ago Like1 person

  • Jeff L.
    Jeff L.

    Chicago is getting strange weather this year. But good timing on BluesFest!

    7 months ago Like1 person

  • Bill H.

    Blues in Chicago - home of the Blues Brothers - how can you beat that? The Preserve run looks inviting - nice find near your hotel.

    7 months ago Like1 person

  • Luna

    Forest Preserve, Blues Festival, family time an trails sound like perfect ingredients for a terrific weekend!!

    7 months ago Like2 people

  • Mike K.
    Mike K.

    Thanks everyone - and nice to hear from you Luna!

    7 months ago Like2 people

  • Darrell G.
    Darrell G.

    I’ll be there next month. Please take the rain with you.

    7 months ago Like1 person

  • Mike K.
    Mike K.

    OK, one more time. But if I'm going to be carrying all this rain for you, Darrell, I think I'm going to have to start charging freight!

    7 months ago Like