La Grange, Western Springs, La Grange Park Runners Finish Chicago Marathon
46 runners from La Grange, 42 from Western Springs and 36 from La Grange Park completed the marathon this year.
About 45,000 runners from every U.S. state and 115 countries participated in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday.
Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede had the top finish in the marathon at 2:04:38, breaking the course record set last year by Kenya's Moses Mosop, according to the Chicago Tribune.
46 runners from La Grange, 42 from Western Springs and 36 from La Grange Park completed the marathon this year. The youngest was Stephen Mahar, 16, of Western Springs (05:08:48); the oldest was Paula Kapral, 60, also from Western Springs (04:19:22.)
The fastest runner from the three towns was David Pawlowski of Western Springs (02:45:16), 249th overall in the race. The fastest woman was La Grange Park's Gert August (03:17:05).
The top 20 finishers from the three towns (all who finished with a time under 03:40:00) combined are listed below.
|Place Gender||Place Division||Name||Age||Finish Time|
|233||37||David Pawlowski (WS)||35||02:45:16|
|604||42||Michael Paliakas (LG)||46||02:57:16|
|955||870||138||Gregory Sandman (LG)||39||03:01:49|
|1322||1197||14||Dennis Petrushkevich (LG)||55||03:07:20|
|1612||1445||297||Matthew Villicana (WS)||27||03:10:12|
|1751||1570||153||Arunas Jurkus (WS)||45||03:12:04|
|2226||263||11||Gert August (LGP)||48||03:17:05|
|2149||231||Geof Brown (LGP)||48||03:18:58|
|2519||2211||347||Kenneth Bell (LGP)||43||03:19:29|
|2795||2433||396||Michael Collins (WS)||42||03:21:58|
|3184||2745||476||Martin Kalas (LGP)||37||03:24:38|
|3878||604||89||Lisa Devereux (WS)||23||03:28:43|
|4071||3423||231||Jeffrey Kilrea (LGP)||51||03:29:30|
|4072||649||95||Keegan Kilrea (LGP)||22||03:29:30|
|4707||3895||635||Kyle Rocco (LGP)||25||03:33:11|
|5388||4370||129||David Spencer (LG)||59||03:36:35|
|5778||4648||142||Steve Bruce (LG)||55||03:38:29|
|6007||4809||927||John Gibbons (LG)||34||03:39:26|
|6060||4848||840||Collins Fitzpatrick (LG)||41||03:39:38|
|6141||1236||167||Molly Akers (WS)||40||03:39:55|
|6147||9084||864||Anthony Arendt (WS)||36||03:39:56|
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