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How to get hurt while being an athletic supporter: Shamrock Shuffle edition

Shamrock Shuffle volunteers

Two volunteers hand out Gatorade after Mile 2 of the Shamrock Shuffle, March 21, 2010.

All my hopes of being able to run the 2010 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle were dashed after my most recent visit to the podiatrist.

“Don’t even walk it,” he warned me. (He knows by now what a stubborn person I can be.)

So I heeded his advice – and recalled the line from the movie Grease: “If you can’t be an athlete, be an athletic supporter.”

(Giggle.)

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Shamrock Shuffle goal: Don’t hurt others

Chicago’s running season unofficially kicks off Sunday with the Shamrock Shuffle. About 36,000 runners are expected to participate.

I will not be one of them (stupid stress fracture).

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