Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Jonaitis, DeProsperis Run Well at Sacramento
Jeff Jonaitis, 29, of Tinley Park, arguably the best "citizen's" long-distance runner in the Chicago area, ran a 2:19:24 (gun time) at the California International Marathon on Sunday. The strong performance on the fast Sacramento course netted him seventh place. Dylan Wykes, 27, of Canada, was the overall winner in 2:12:39. Kate DeProsperis keeps getting close to the 2:46 she needs to qualify for the Olympic Trials. This time, the Downers Grove athlete ran a nice 2:48:29, good for 23rd overall woman. Top female for the day was Buzunesh Deba, 23, of Ethiopia, who ran a 2:32:13.