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Bastille Day 5K & 8K is coming up - and I've got a discount code

http://www.bastilledayrun.com
Over the years I've had mixed reactions (bad, good) to the Bastille Day 5K & 8K Run,Walk & Block Party (starting with that lengthy title), but it has been around longer than I have (this will be it's 34th year!) and it remains a popular summer race in Chicago.

I skipped it last year, but I'm ready to head back next month to check it out again. This year the race is in front of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum again and takes place on Thursday, July 9th with the 8K kicking off at 7:15pm and the 5K kicking off 15 minutes later.

One thing this race - which, according to the Special Events Management website "commemorates the French Revolution" - always has going for it is cool race shirt design (the 2013 race shirt was my 2nd favorite of the year) so I have high hopes for the event in that area. And this year promises an indoor post-race block party, which should be nice in mid-July.

So without further pontificating, here is a code, good for $4 off registration:

Discount code: Runwithzach (expires July 6th at midnight)

Hope to see you there!






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