Chicago Lakefront: A Runner's Paradise

A morning run along the majestic Chicago lakefront is one of the most peaceful experiences a runner can have. There is nothing more beautiful than watching the sun rise over sparkling Lake Michigan as you welcome in a brand new day.

Local athletes are spoiled with choices for running routes in the city and suburbs, but the 18-mile stretch of lakefront path — which includes water fountains and mile markers — on each mile is a no-brainer for great training.

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