Sunday, October 3, 2010
Field, Wachtel Win Bucktown 5K
Matt Field, 25, of Wheaton, led a parade of fast finishers on Sunday at the Bucktown 5K in Chicago, posting a 15:13 for the victory. Field was followed by runner-up Andy Derks, 30, of Chicago, who ran 15:26, and third-place finisher Emil Bojanov, 26, of Chicago, who ran a 15:47. Women's honors went to Jacki Wachtel, 31, of New Port Richey, FL, in 17:54. Melissa Hardesty, 33, of Chicago, was second in 18:52, and Michelle Densmore, 29, of Chicago, took third in 19:08. As it always does, the Bucktown 5K drew a lot of runners, with 3,535 crossing the line as of this post.