Tuesday, June 23, 2009

115th anniversary of the modern Olympic Movement - celebrate "Olympic Day" in Chicago!

This year marks the 115th anniversary of the birth of the modern Olympic Movement. Each year on June 23, the world honors the enduring Olympic spirit by staging events and celebrations. The entire country has rallied around Chicago’s bid and the prospect of bringing the Games back to the U.S. in 2016.

Nearly 150 U.S. cities will be showing their support for the Movement with festivities featuring athletic events and appearances by Olympians and Paralympians.

To view details about Olympic Day events in Chicago, click here.
  • Youth Fun Runs
  • Two 3-Mile Fun Runs
  • Celebration Party @ North Avenue Beach - Free Concert by the Freddy Jones Band and Elevation
  • Olympic Day @ White Sox - Dodgers Game

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