Chicago Marathon

Before the day was over, the folks at the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon sent me the following e-mail… I was impressed that they turned results around so quickly for such a large race…

Dear David Daer,

Congratulations on finishing The 2005 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon! You achieved your goal and crossed the Finish Line. We hope you will take the memories of your LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon experience with you forever.

This year’s Marathon was a great success with clear skies and temperatures in the 50s. 33,012 runners finished this year’s marathon, and you were one of them! Your chip time was 3:10:34 and you placed 1396 out of 33,012 finishers. Here are this year’s top finishers:

Top 3 Male Finishers:
1. Felix Limo, 2:07:02
2. Benjamin Maiyo, 2:07:09
3. Daniel Njenga, 2:07:14

Top 3 Female Finishers:
1. Deena Kastor, 2:21:25
2. Constantina Tomescu-Dita, 2:21:30
3. Masako Chiba, 2:26:00

Top Male Masters:
1. Luca Foglia, 2:31:23

Top Female Masters:
1. Colleen De Reuck, 2:28:40

Top Male Wheelchair Finisher:
1. Krige Schabort, 1:29:40

Top Female Wheelchair Finisher:
1. Miriam Ladner, 2:05:27

For searchable Race results, news and photos, visit our Web site at

Thank you again for being a part of The 2005 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon. We hope you will join us again on October 22, 2006.

The LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon Staff
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