Chicago Marathon: 25 Niles, 31 Morton Grove Runners Finish

Ave Maria, Cobb placed in top 1500 out of 37,454 runners. Sung Kim placed No. 2 in the 70-74 age division. See who else competed, and finished.


Elizabeth Ave Maria of Morton Grove finished 1,076, and Dennis Cobb of Niles finished 1,393,  out of a total 37,454 runners in Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

The were among 31 athletes from Morton Grove and 25 from Niles, who finished the race, according to the official marathon website.

Ave Maria completed the 26 mile, 385 yard-course through downtown Chicago and the city’s neighborhoods in place with a time of 3:03:46. Cobb finished in 3:08:12. In all, 37,454 competitors accomplished the test.

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In addition, Sung Kim of Morton Grove came in No. 2 in the age 70-74 division with a time of 04:29:33, and Hyon Ae Kim of Morton Grove finished 53rd in the age 60-64 division with a time of 04:56:56. 

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Other Niles finishers were:

  • Mark Ammer
  • Elizabeth Barlock
  • Nadia Big
  • Hyo Yeon Cho
  • Kyung Joo Cho
  • Greg Cieply
  • Marcellino De La Cruz
  • Jody Flynn
  • Carly Gaba
  • Erin Indovina
  • Susan Joo
  • Young Joo
  • Melissa Kamys
  • Mary Kogut
  • Malgorzata Kosciesza
  • Nicolas Larson
  • Kathleen Moon
  • Kevin O'Grady
  • Janey Park
  • Norman Schleffler
  • Julie Smolyansky
  • Steve Suh
  • Andre Anthony Velarde
  • Julie Zagotta

Other Morton Grove finishers were:

  • Jacqueline Ave Maria
  • Florian Baldac
  • Bobby Bonner
  • Karen Bonner
  • Fernando Bonto
  • Reynita Bonto
  • Rogelia Camayo
  • Joon Choi
  • Willie Chung
  • Darwin Deano
  • Anne Gozar
  • John Hayden
  • Chong Kim
  • Ok Boon Kim
  • Yunsoo Kim
  • Ho Lee
  • Wanhee Lee
  • April Liban
  • Maria Miranda
  • Josh Mitzen
  • Alison Muzur
  • Colleen Oakes
  • Czeslaw Poskrobko
  • Syed Qadri
  • Isaac Saw
  • Parul Shah
  • Kirk Taylor
  • Chris Torres

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Jac Charlier October 09, 2012 at 02:43 AM
Congrats to all the runners! I'll look for you as I jog around the neighborhood...
Lois A. MacAdam October 09, 2012 at 03:28 PM
Congratulations to all 37,000 plus runners and a special congrats to the Niles and Morton Grove finishers. The weather was certainly good for you. Keep on running.


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