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CHICAGO (CBS)– Committed or crazy? A Chicagoan training for the Boston Marathon is not letting the snow stop him from going on an early morning jog.

CBS 2’s Marissa Parra talked with Greg who was running along the lakefront despite the heavy lake effect snow Friday morning. 

READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility For Friday Commute

“This is a way to start the day, get yourself going, get outside, clear your head,” early morning runner Greg told CBS 2. “It’s important to me.”

READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: City Deploys Over 200 Plows Amid Lake Effect Snow

Greg said the path was cleared for him to run.

When Parra asked about snow and ice getting in his eyes, Greg said “that’s not the best, you just have to deal with it.”

MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Heavy Lake Effect Snow Friday; Nearly 8 Inches Possible In Some Areas

Greg said he is running the Boston Marathon in April.

Source: CBS Chicago

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