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Finding refuge in Chicago running clubs: Former prisoner, mom of 4 share their stories

CHICAGO - After Michael Ray was released from prison in April 2018, he stopped by a shoe store to buy a new pair of sneakers.

While there, a worker mentioned 3Run2, a local running club, and asked Ray if he'd ever thought about joining one. Ray didn't know what a running club was, but having an athletic background, he was open to checking

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