Decatur Running Club hosting free "Learn to Run" program

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DECATUR - The Decatur Running Club is inviting residents with little-to-no running background to attend its "Learn to Run" program, from April 4 until June 11.

Decatur Running Club Vice President Tracy Hewitt says this program aims to help participants with limited running experience who wish to learn in a supportive group environment.  The program will take place over 10 weeks at various Decatur Park District trails.

Practice times will be from 5:30 p.m. until 6:10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. until 9:10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Attendees are asked to participate three or four days each week.

This program is free and open to the public.  For more information, email

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