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Chicago's December Races Celebrate the Holidays

The holidays are a fun time to enjoy festive activities with friends, family, and coworkers. It is also an easy time to overindulge in rich holiday foods and beverages. Don't wait for 2016 to start burning off those extra calories. Take a look at the holiday-themed runs below and pick one that sounds fun. You'll be hustling like Santa on Christmas Eve and burning those calories in no time!

December 5, 2015
Santa Hustle 5K
Where: Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Drive
Start Time: 9 a.m.

Santa Speedo Run
Where: She-Nannigan's, 16 West Division Street
Start Time: 11 a.m. (open bar) and 1 p.m. (run)

December 6, 2015
Go Santa Go 5K
Where: Burnham Park, 5491 South Lake Shore Drive
Start Time: 9 a.m.

December 12, 2015
Jingle Bell Run/Walk & Santa Chase
Where: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 North Cannon Drive
Start Time: 9 a.m. (10K) and 9:10 a.m. (5K)

Ugly Sweater Run
Where: Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Drive
Start Time: 11 a.m.

December 13, 2015
Chicago Time Trial Cup – Race #3 – 20K…

One Book, One Chicago's 2015-2016 Season Is Under Way

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The Chicago Public Library's One Book, One Chicago 2015-2016 season is under way with the selection of The Third Coast by Thomas Dyja as this season's book and "Chicago: The City That Gives" as this season's theme.
Readers of The Third Coast will gain insight into what was happening in Chicago from the end of World War II to 1960 and will see how postwar Chicago's influence extended beyond the city to America as a whole.
A wonderful lineup of walking tours, film screenings, presentations, and other events relating to the book and theme will take place through April 2016.

Read the Book
Check out a copy from the Chicago Public Library.

Log in to the Chicago Public Library website with your library card and PIN and read online. The Third Coast has been broken down into five parts and will be released sequentially.

Look for a copy when …