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CHICAGO TRIBUNE – THE ANTI-BORED GAME

THE ANTI BORED GAME At Play wants you to have some fun this summer, and play just like you did when you were a kid. Why not make a game of it? Becky Schlikerman Jun 21, 2007 THE OBJECTIVE: Play like a kid. All you have to do is grab your friends and family and…
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CHICAGO MAGAZINE – THRILL OF THE CHASE

THRILL OF THE CHASE REBECCA LITTLE August 2007 Let the Games Begin Bust out the comfy sneakers—and maybe a little bravado. City Chase, an urban adventure race that’s hugely popular in Australia, Canada, and Europe, comes to Chicago Saturday the 25th. Teams of two compete in challenges throughout the city, with tasks ranging from an…
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CHICAGO SUN TIMES – CITY CHASE STARTS HERE

CITY CHASE STARTS HERE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION | Local group’s urban race August 23, 2007 BY CHERYL V. JACKSON cjackson@suntimes.com With business on solid footing in town, the Chicago Sport and Social Club is grabbing the rings of an international competition it hopes will bring it more sponsorship dollars as it grows in the U.S. The…
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STAFFMEDIA/PRESSEMPLOYMENTCONTACT USBECOME A SPONSORFAQ’S CRAIN’S CHICAGO – TAKING NAMES

TAKING NAMES: STRANGE NEW LENGTHS OF CORPORATE COURAGE Jason Erkes usually asks his active audience of young professionals to play familiar games like volleyball or softball, but his new venture has him calling for brave souls to embark on the unknown. His Chicago Sport & Social Club has organized the U.S. leg of this weekend’s…
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Chicago Athlete

World’s largest urban adventure to make U.S. debut in Chicago From press release August 25, 2007 Chicago Athlete City Chase, the world’s largest urban adventure, will make its U.S. debut August 25 in Chicago. Teams of two will compete in a series of physical, mental and adventurous challenges for a chance to represent the United…
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TIME OUT CHICAGO – GO PLAY INSIDE!

GO PLAY INSIDE! Some of summer’s top sports defy the elements of the winter season. By Martina Sheehan January 17, 2008 Thankfully the winter frost hasn’t completely killed off all of our favorite summer sports. Kayaking, golf, body surfing, beach volleyball and scuba diving have all survived the season’s arctic winds and bone-chilling temps—they’ve just…
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CHICAGO TRIBUNE – IT’S TIME TO SIGN UP FOR A LEAGUE AND PLAY BALL

IT’S TIME TO SIGN UP FOR A LEAGUE AND PLAY BALL GOT YOUR GLOVE? NOW PUT IT TO USE BY JOINING A RECREATIONAL LEAGUE. Fauzia Arain April 10, 2008 Most suburban and city park districts host softball or baseball programs, as do the following local organizations, so your next game could be just a few…
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CHICAGOTRIBUNE.COM – CATCH UP ON THESE AGELESS KID SKILLS

Catch up on these ageless kid skills —Glenn Jeffers May 8, 2008 Kickball Ah, the sport of the schoolyard, the one place where hitting the batter is allowed, as long as it’s with a large, red ball. Players Sports Group has a co-ed 10-on-10 league beginning June 6. Weekly games start at 6:15 p.m. Fridays…
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TIME OUT CHICAGO – LOVE AND (WEIGHT) LOSS

LOVE AND (WEIGHT) LOSS There’s no better time to sweat someone than during a workout. By Kat McCullough Published: August 12, 2008 I-matched, e-harmonized, speedily dated and still lacking a plus one? With all the options out there for singles to get coupled, perhaps we’ve forgotten conventional dating wisdom: Look for someone with similar interests.…
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SHORE MAGAZINE-THE HOTTEST SPORTS ON THE BEACH THIS SUMMER

By: Rob Earnshaw ​May, 16 2011 There’s nothing quite like spending a day at the beach building sandcastles, reading a good book or taking a leisurely dip in the lake. Lake Michigan has so much more to offer its visitors, especially those with a competitive nature. Take volleyball, a sport with beach roots dating back…
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