Tag: running

Chance finally comes for D153 teacher to run Boston

Matt Johnson is the band director at James Hart School in Homewood, but he’s also an avid runner who got his chance to run the 2022 Boston Marathon April 18. ‘It’s definitely a lifetime achievement and accomplishment. I’ve been trying to get in it for years, so it was fun[Read More…]

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Local runners club eager to compete in Hidden Gem

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…]

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Half marathon to lead runners through Flossmoor

One of Flossmoor’s busiest days of the year is about to get busier. The nonprofit Flossmoor’s Future is planning a Hidden Gem Half Marathon”that will lead runners through the village’s different neighborhoods on the morning of this year’s Flossmoor Fest. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

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Parker Junior High runners end season strong

  Parker Junior High runners competed in the final meet  of the season. Wearing their school colors of blue and  gold are, from left, Daija Brown in the white head band,  Caroline Schoen is No. 1513, and Haley Trojan  is No. 1515. (Provided photos by Scott Schoen)    The Parker cross-country boys and girls teams[Read More…]

Runners, volunteers needed for special recreation 5K

Runners, volunteers needed for special recreation 5K Provided News The South Suburban Special Recreation Association and the Olympia Fields Park District are looking for runners and volunteers for the Saturday, May 19, Sock Hop Hustle 5K. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Sgt. Means Park in Olympia Fields. The registration fee is $25[Read More…]

Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

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