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Free Entry to Chicago Marathon at Niketown Chicago

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Sometimes you just have to share the inside scoop. Are you looking to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon but still waiting on the Lottery chance. Although signing up with a charity can gain access to the limited marathon running space, this week in Chicago, bypass the lottery and gain rockstar runner access to a spot in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

By being one of the first ten runners to come into the store this weekend and trial a pair of the new NIKE Free shoes and running in them for 2.62 miles on their treadmills, you will receive a guaranteed marathon entry.

Details:

What: Nike rewards the first 10 consumers this Saturday (April 5) and Sunday (April 6) that wear-test the new Nike Free Collection for 2.62 miles with an automatic entry to the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. A total of 20 runners won't have to worry about not getting lucky, when they can earn a spot this weekend. Individuals will be provided with a redemption code to bypass the lottery and will be required to pay the entry fee.

Where: Nike Chicago, 669 N. Michigan Ave., third floor

When: Saturday, April 5 and Sunday April 6
Doors open at 10am

I tried the new Nike FlyKnit shoes this morning in a sponsored event with Kate Hiipacka, Shred co-founder and felt the shoes were lightweight, comfortable and really close to a barefoot feel. These shoes look like they are on fire with the colors or orange to red blasts and feel great running on the treadmill too.

About Nike Free:
The 2014 Nike Free running collection makes a performance statement echoing those famous words from coach and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman. His belief was that design should focus on the athlete’s body and movement. His convictions inspired a design philosophy around the concept of natural motion and sparked the idea for the paradigm-shattering Nike Free introduced in 2004. The 2014 collection pulls from biomechanics research and athlete insight to deliver a new anatomical shape is enhanced with Nike Flyknit technology to provide a supportive, contoured fit and the hexagonal flex groves deliver multidirectional flexibility. Join us at Nike Chicago to run free.

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