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155 Wheaton Runners Finish Chicago Marathon

More than 150 people from Wheaton ran in the Chicago Marathon Sunday. Wheaton's best finisher was 252nd overall.

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.

Two Wheaton teens and a Wheaton woman placed in the top five in their division. Clare Kelly, 18, finished second in her division with a time of 3:25:15. Bobby Niska, 19, placed fifth in his division with a time of 3:05:39. Marianne Huml, 57, placed third in her division at 3:24:00.

Place Overall Place Gender Place Division Name Age Finish Time 252 237 33 Andrew Kaehr 22 2:45:32 681 630 83 Matt Mazzoni 21 2:57:45 738 679 146 Eric Field 31 2:58:31 908 831 97 Colin Zimmerman 20 3:00:58 1121 112 112 Robert Valentin 20 3:04:14 1222 1111 5 Bobby Niska 19 3:05:39 1368 1236 210 John Phanthavong 39 3:07:58 1586 160 49 Alissa Bugh 27 3:09:57 2001 1782 184 Matthew Simpson 48 3:14:45 2161 1915 406 Trent Iliff 32 3:16:22 2421 2127 333 Cheech Moore 40 3:18:46 2611 322 50 Abigail Mitchell 22 3:20:19 2640 2314 370 John O'Hara 43 3:20:35 3101 416 3 Marianne Huml 57 3:24:00 3211 441 114 Kelli Bowman 25 3:24:48 3263 2806 474 Chris Jung 41 3:25:12 3267 459 2 Clare Kelly 18 3:25:15 3529 3018 211 Tyler Ford 22 3:26:52 3536 3024 513 Christopher Bowman 26 3:26:56 3639 3108 362 Michael Rogers 49 3:27:33

For a complete list of Wheaton finishers, click HERE.

Do you know of someone that ran in the Chicago Marathon? Share their story or bid them a congratulatory message by leaving a comment below!

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