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October is one of Chicago's best months, jam packed with events, including one of Chicago's biggest, the annual Chicago Marathon.
Here are some fun things to do in Chicago in October that go beyond the "boo" in Halloween.
October 1 - 31, 2010: Chicagoween - Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin decorating and storytellers when Chicago's Daley Plaza turns into Franken Plaza.
October 10, 2010:Chicago Marathon - This annual favorite that attracts overe 40,000 runners and thousands of cheering spectators strides through some of Chicago's most popular and historic neighborhoods.
October 11, 2010: Columbus Day Parade - Enjoy the parade that marches along Columbus from Balbo to Monroe. Parade starts at 12:30 p.m.