Runners head out from the starting line in the first Hidden Gem Half Marathon on Sept. 7, 2019. The race was canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a date has been set for 2021 in hopes the event can resume. (Chronicle file photo) The Hidden Gem Half[Read More…]
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Runners begin the first Hidden Gem Half Marathon in Flossmoor on Sept. 7, 2019, going west on Flossmoor Road. About 600 runners took part in the inaugural run. (Chronicle file photo) Registration officially opened Jan. 12 for the 2020 Hidden Gem Half Marathon in Flossmoor — eight months to the day[Read More…]
Holding the Hidden Gem 13.1 mile race in Flossmoor on Saturday, Sept. 7, will require road closures to ensure the safety of runners. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
When organizers announced the Hidden Gem Half Marathon in Flossmoor, 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. “I was actually like the fifth person to register. I was all over it,”[Read More…]
Flossmoor will have a number of “hidden gems” to show off on Saturday, Sept. 7, when more than 650 people from 14 states are expected to arrive for the inaugural Hidden Gem Half Marathon. Tom Dobrez, one of the lead organizers of the Hidden Gem Half Marathon, ticks off[Read More…]