Photos From The 2017 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5K

Runners kicked off the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon weekend with a picture-perfect 5K in Grant Park this morning. Women’s running pioneer, Kathrine Switzer, took part in the 3.1-mile race alongside her foundation 261 Fearless. Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon 50 years ago starting a movement to bring women into the sport of running. As for the winners, Austin Winter and Brigitte Girouard took the top spots in Saturday’s race.

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2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
2017 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K

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American Desiree Linden & Japanese Yuki Kawauchi Win Boston

Nicolle Monico / April 16, 2018

American and Hansons-Brooks runner Desiree Linden has won the Boston Marathon! The six-time Boston runner broke the tape at 2:39:54 to be named the 2018 champion. Close behind her was Yuki Kawauchi from Japan with a 2:15:58 time to secure his top spot. At the beginning of the women’s elite race, Ethiopian Mamitu Daska made […]