"The Beast" obstacle course proved to be a challenge for Connor Quirke, who ran in the kids race, and his mom, Emily, who took part in the adult race of the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club event. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
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Challengers take to “The Beast” to prove their strength, agility

“This’ll make you break a sweat,” said Walter Myers as he tossed a tire on “The Beast,” an obstacle course and dash presented by the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club.

Walter Myers flips a tire at Obstacle 4 of "The Beast" obstacle course and dash sponsored by the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

The tire toss was Obstacle 4. Myers had six more obstacles and another mile of running to go to complete “The Beast,” a course designed by Kelly Anhalt, group fitness coordinator and personal trainer, and Ashley . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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