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Plainfield Residents Compete in Chicago Marathon

Nearly 200 Plainfield locals crossed the finish line on Sunday.

Thousands of runners — from weekend warriors to elite athletes — descended on Chicago on Sunday for the  Bank of America Chicago Marathon. This year’s event drew participants from all over the world, with Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia shattering the course record.

About 45,000 people took part in the 2012 event — including 181 Plainfield residents, according to race results posted on the marathon's website.

Here’s a roundup of the top 10 Plainfield marathon participants:

 

Place Overall Place Gender Place Division Name  Age Finish Time 719 663 4 Alex Deeter 19 02:58:17 1417 1282 168 Mark Sauser 41 03:08:29 2138 1896 104 Ian McNulty 52 03:16:08 3320 2852 482 Gary Krienitz 40 03:25:39 3367 2892 507 Rayed Yasin 35 03:25:59 3747 3189 556 Tim Truesdale 39 03:28:05 3906 3299 566 Douglas Nelson 41 03:28:48 4373 3655 733 Joseph Wholley  34 03:31:08
4681 3877 673 Rick Weber 41 03:32:59
5449 4418 778 Kiet Dinh  39 03:36:51

For a complete list of Plainfield finishers, click here.

Were you at the marathon, or did someone you know compete? Tell us how you did in the comments, send a message of congratulations or click "Upload photos and videos" to post your race photos.

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