Medal-worthy hometowns of U.S. Olympic athletes

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    (MoneyWatch) With the Olympics less than a month away, we'll soon be watching the world's top athletes trying to run, bike, and swim their way to the gold.

    If you're feeling inspired, and whether you're a serious competitor looking to up your game or a couch potato making a lifestyle change, the following cities are a great place to live -- and train -- like an Olympic athlete. According to ERA Real Estate, the weather, terrain and access to athletic activities make these markets truly medal-worthy.

    All average home sale  prices courtesy ERA real estate unless otherwise noted.
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