Sunday, June 13, 2010

Escarenos, Marinangeli Take Downers Grove 5M

Christian and Jesus Escareno of Mount Prospect went 1-2 in the men's division, and Jean Marinangeli of Arington Heights took the women's crown on Sunday in the 5-mile event at the 33rd annual Downers Grove 5&10 Mile races. The Fast Track Racing Club sweep was done on a humid morning in the west suburbs as Christian, 22, ran 26:48, and Jesus, 20, ran 27:31, Tim Hamlton, 24, of Grayslake, placed third in a competitive field with a 28:04. On the women's side, Marinangeli, 26, won in 28:57 to get a clear-cut win over runner-up Jessica Langford, 39, of Rockford, who clocked 29:51. Kate Deprosperis, 31, of Downers Grove, was third in 30:38. There were 269 finishers in the 5-mile, which is on the CARA Runner's Choice Circuit.

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