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Chicago Half Marathon

Sunday, September 07, 2014

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Join DetermiNation to have FREE entry for the Chicago Half Marathon.  FREE training will be provided by your choice of Chicago Endurance Sports or Chicago Area Runners Association.  When you join the American Cancer Society DetermiNation endurance event program, you join our nationwide community of athletes and get the best localized support, training, and fundraising tools to help you achieve your personal victory. Every mile of training will be more meaningful and on race day you’ll have the extra motivation you need knowing you’re helping save lives from all types of cancer.

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First Time Runner Info

The DetermiNation program offers you the ultimate community of support, training and inspiration. Learn More

DetermiNation Alumni

We applaud and appreciate the efforts of our DetermiNation program Alumni. Learn More

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Your training program should include the proper mix of speed workouts, slow runs, recovery runs, and rest days. They all play an important role in your training.

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Top Fundraisers

Top Fundraisers
  1. Patrick Carlson - $186.00
  2. Jaclyn Peterson - $14.10
  3. Gina Luneckas - $1.00
  4. Maggie Brogan - $1.00
  5. Meredith Davis - $1.00

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Top Teams

Top Teams
  1. Mag & Chels - $1.00

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