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Monday, June 6, 2011

My Run Route Specials...



Some people run for a "runners high".  Some people run to keep in shape. Me? I run to look at houses.
Here are some of my favorites along my route. If you are a local, see if you can name the location!
If you live in one of these houses, please don't sue me or take out a restraining order.
(I am free for a tour, however!)










6 comments:

  1. We must run in the same general area--along University--but I go down McKinley, while I'm guessing you go down Willis.

    LOVE these houses too!

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  2. Ooooh, you're good! Bud Light for you!

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  3. Love them all! One of those is Bob's favorite in Champaign. I just ran a new route last week and didn't even notice how far I'd gone because I was so busy gawking ...

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  4. Okay, I don't run, but that's my hood! Clark and Willis, Willis and Springfield, Clark and Willis again, Ben Watts' house on University and McKinley and University! (I'm just excited that I actually know the answer to something - even if everyone else does too!)

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  5. What fun! I used to live in Champaign (our first house was in the 1100 block of W. John St.) I'm not sure how I stumbled onto your blog, but this post brought back some wonderful memories. Keep posting photos for those of us who aren't there anymore!

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