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  Members of the HF Running Club start out on a 10-mile
  run on Aug. 10, part of preparations for the Hidden Gem
  Half Marathon in Flossmoor on Sept. 7.
(Eric Crump/
  H-F Chronicle)


When organizers announced the Hidden Gem Half Marathon in Flossmoor, it didn’t take long to start moving toward the goal of 300 runners. Local runners leaped at the chance.

Kaila Konecki, a regular runner with the HF Community Running Club, said she was excited when she heard the news.  . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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