THE BURNHAM PLAN Tour - $40
"Make no little plans" wrote Daniel Burnham. What followed was an ambitious undertaking that became a blueprint for city planning the world over. We'll take you across the beautiful Chicago River, and run along the Magnificent Mile. You'll also visit Chicago's #1 tourist attraction, the historic Navy Pier. Come see The Burnham Plan in action today and learn the amazing history of how Chicago was developed at the beginning of the 20th Century.
TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1 hour
OFFERED: Wednesdays at 7 AM
DISTANCE: 3 Miles/5K
TERRAIN: City Street, Navy Pier
Fort Dearborn (Northeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THIS TOUR...
The tour will be a casually paced run with a few planned stops along the route where your guide will point out items of interest as well as good photo opportunities.
Although this is not a race we do ask for your running pace so we can be prepared for different ruining abilities. More than one guide will be provided depending on group size as well as varied paces. Please do not worry - we will not leave you behind!
Your running guide will be wearing a City Running Tours t-shirt (weather permitting). Your running guide will provide water for each participant and will be running with a small backpack to hold any items that fit. There will not be a coat/bag check for this tour.
City Running Tours offers tours rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather we will contact you for cancellations and rescheduling. If you do not here from us this means that we are still running.
Once you book your running tour you will received a confirmation email the day before your scheduled tour.
Day of registrations are welcome, however you must notify the City Running Tours manager before hand so we are prepared.
Gratuities are always appreciated, but never expected.
For questions, more information or if you are booking a registration within 24 hours notice please contact Runners@CityRunningTours.com to check availability.
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING...
"Lots of stops and info along the way--what a beautiful city! " - Jennifer, Victoria, Canada