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Test your skills Saturday on “The Beast” obstacle course dash

If you’re ready to test your strength and endurance – just for fun – the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club is hosting “The Beast,” an obstacle course dash, on Saturday, June 11. Participants as young as 6 can be part of this event designed for all ages.

Kelly Anhalt, group fitness coordinator and personal trainer, is coordinating with Ashley Bianchi, a personal fitness trainer, on this first-time event. The obstacle course dash will be offered in two categories. Participants will be divided by age group and compete in separate start times between 8 a.m. and . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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