Ian La Belle (1:13:09) bested nearly 8,200 runners to win the 19th annual Chicago Half Marathon in Illinois.
The course which starts and ends in Jackson Park, works runners along Chicago’s south Lake Shore Drive and through the University of Chicago campus, while taking in views of Lake Michigan and Chicago skyline.
Lionel Montenegro secured second with a time of 1:13:23.
Matt Dahl turned in the third best time at 1:13:46.
For the women, it was Kristina Aubert (1:17:40) topping last year’s winner Kristen Heckert (1:19:32) by almost two minutes.
Heckert finished third in 2013.
Meshelle Rich (1:21:51) rounded out the top three with 1:21:51.