Elmhurst was well-represented at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, with 147 runners crossing the sun-splashed finish line.
The top male finishers from Elmhurst were James Akita (2:28:16), Nate McPherson (2:43:46) and Ryan Shannon (2:53:35).
The top female finishers were Judi Paterno (3:17:16), Michelle Zorovich (3:23:24) and Jennifer Hagstrom (3:41:16).
The oldest Elmhurst runner is 62, and the youngest is 18.
A record 39,115 runners finished the race in Grant Park on Sunday, according to Chicago Marathon officials.
Kenyan runner Dennis Kimetto won, setting a course record of 02:03:45—53 seconds faster than last year's winning time. Winning on the women's side was Kenyan Rita Jeptoo, who finished in 02:19:15, the fastest women's marathon time in the world this year.
“It was an incredible day at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon—one where the results from the course reflected the hard work and determination that was put in by the staff, the volunteers and our City of Chicago partners to make the event possible,” said Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski in a statement.
Source: Bank of America Chicago Marathon searchable results.
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