The race kicked off at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Grant Park.
The race honors our late colleague Jim Gibbons who died of leukemia and raises money for blood cancer research. The race raised approximately $100,000 to fund research and support families living with a leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, or myelodysplastic syndromes diagnosis.
The Leukemia Research Foundation started in 1946 and has raised over $70 million for blood cancer research through events like this race.
Medals were presented to the top three men's and women's winners .
First Place: Roger Pinon, Chicago
Second Place: Ryan Gooding, Chicago
Third Place: Owen Rennich, Ann Arbor, Michigan
First Place: Vanessa Righeimer, Chicago
Second Place: Francesca Sikorski, Shorewood, Illinois
Third Place: Erika Oslakovic, Chicago
For more information visit: Gibbons5k.com