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Chicagoland's stay fit fundraisers

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It should be easy to stay fit this summer (while doing something for the community) in Chicagoland. Here are some great biking and running events to look forward to over the next month. Whether your favorite cause is sickness, health, animals, or community concerns, there are many special events available in the Chicago area. Here are some causes to think about attending for in the month of June in order by date.

The Superheroes 5K will benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Barrington, IL this year. On Sunday, June 1st, 2014, at 8:00am join the cause. For more information visit http://www.cararuns.org or call Amy at 312-236-4491.

The Run For The Animals will benefit the zoos creatures in Wheaton, IL this year. On Saturday, June 7th, 2014, at 7:30am join the cause. For more information visit http://cosleyzoo.org/run/index.html or call Ryan 630-510-5135 .

The Chicagoland Tour de Cure is a bicycle run benefiting diabetes research in Aurora, IL this year. On Sunday, June 8th, 2014, at 6:30am join the cause. They will be offering 100, 65, 35, 20, and 10 mile routes according to wishes per cycling participants. For more information visit www.facebook.com/tdcchicago

The Daisy Dash will benefit local charities in Clarendon Hills, IL this year. On this holidays Fathers Day, Sunday, June 15th, 2014, at 8:00am (for the adults) and 9:00am (for the kids) join the cause. For more information visit http://www.therunnerssoul.com/daisydash5k/

The Great Steps 4NF Naperville 2014 will benefit Neurofibromatosis Midwest Foundation in Naperville, IL this year. On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, at 8:30am join the cause. For more information visit http://wwwfirstgiving.com/nf/great-steps-4nf-naperville-2014 or call Jenny 630-945-3562.

The Buds Run 5K Run/Walk will benefit The Saracoma (aggressive form of cancer) Foundation in Carol Stream, IL this year. On Saturday, June 28th, 2014, at 8:00am join the cause. For more information visit http://www.budsrun.org/ or call the runs director 630-466-0809.

All of these events are great way to give this season (by volunteering, donating, or participating) over the next month. Best of wishes to all of the community groups, friends, and families that are willing to get involved for these organizations. What a great way to stay fit and also help raise much needed funds for these wonderful groups in the Chicago area.

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