Runners cool down after the 2022 Hidden Gem Half Marathon race in Flossmoor. The race was selected as the Chicago Area Runners Association race of the year. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
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Hidden Gem named CARA race of the year

Runners love Flossmoor's Hidden Gem Half Marathon. 

So many of them love the race that the Chicago Area Runners Association named the Gem the race of the year for 2022. 

The plaque presented to Hidden Gem Half Marathon officials Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Chicago Area Runners Association awards banquet. The Gem was named Race of the Year for 2022. (Provided photo)

The honor is the latest achievement in the Gem's rapid rise as a premier race in the Chicagoland running world. The race was certified in its first year, 2019 . . .

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