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Running in Logan Square

We moved to Logan Square almost three months ago and I've been adjusting and getting more comfortable with my new neighborhood's running options.

When I'm heading out for a short run, I'll run Logan Boulevard and swoop up to Diversey and back down making loops.  It's quite nice how few stoplights there are so I can keep going even though I am on city streets.  It's also really nice that the Boulevard has such wide sidewalks.

All the other days I head down California to the 606 and I can adjust my distance from there.  I won't exaggerate, I still don't love the 606.  And I really haven't run it when it's busiest because I'll typically run down there on my lunch break.  I'm trying to let it grow on me.

I still miss the convenience of the Lakefront Path I had for so long, but I've made my way over a couple times for a special treat.  And now, with the weather changing, I rode my bike down to the lakefront and that wind...!  I don't miss that wind.

Training for a marathon in the neighborhood could get a bit boring, but for right now, it's not so bad.



on the to do list: run with 3 Run 2.  It seems they run in Logan Square a lot.

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