Over 3,500 Athletes In Ravenswood Run 5K

By Mike Fourcher | Sunday, May 1, 2011

And they're off! At the Ravenswood Run 5k. Credit: Mike Fourcher.

Over 3,500 people registered to run in this morning’s Fleet Feet Ravenswood Run 5K. James Akita won the race with an official race time of 15:07, while Heather Prekop won the women’s division with a time of 17:35.

Runners reported that the race was well organized and well paced. “There were no bottlenecks in the race. They did a really good job,” said runner Paige Worthy.

Outgoing Ald. Eugene Schulter (47th) said a few words of thanks to the runners, while Ald. Elect Ameya Pawar ran in the race.

Complete results can be found here, after 4:00 p.m. today.

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