More than 4,400 runners crossed the finish line at the Chicago Spring Half Marathon, a half marathon run along the shore of Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront.
Thomas Root scored victory with a time of 01:16:36. He finished 53 seconds ahead of Ernesto Ramirez. Benjamin Wallin (01:17:36) made notched third place.
For the women, it was Sylvanna Toledo (01:27:32) taking the top spot. She bested Ashley Chase who crossed the finish line one minute 11 seconds behind her. Deborah Slason got the third place in 01:31:35.
There's a Gazelle Girl runner mentioned in this article! :D
Who ran the Spring Half Marathon in Chicago? https://t.co/Sqw11zKHxW
— GazelleGirlHalf&5k (@GazelleGirlHalf) May 23, 2016
Jared Fry finished first in 00:35:56. He bested Matthew Stanesby who crossed the finish line 21 seconds behind him. Finishing third was Ermin Sabljakovic (00:38:36).
In the women’s race, it was Tera Moody who took the top spot in 00:37:00 . Emily Streit earned runner-up honors with a time of 00:44:33The third place went to Sage Melley with a time of 00:46:37
Next year, the 9th edition will be run on May 21st.