Above / Nearly 2,250 runners took part in the 11th annual Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon, 10K & 5K on Oct. 22, 2023. (EEH Photo)
The 11th annual Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health was held on Sun., Oct. 22. Nearly 2,250 runners completed the races – 1,284 ran the Half Marathon, 286 ran the 10K and 679 ran the 5K, including many who ran for area charitable organizations.
Yvette Saba, President, Edward Hospital, welcomed runners, volunteers and spectators in the pre-race ceremony and blew the horn to send runners on their way to their 3.1-, 6.2- and 13.1-mile journeys through Naperville.
Brandon Kamp, 20 years old, Naperville, was the overall winner of the Half Marathon with a time of 1:09:03.
Kristen Heckert, 36, Bolingbrook, won the female division of the Half Marathon with a time of 1:19:25.
Jared Righter, 37, Naperville, was the overall winner of the 10K with a time of 34:33 and Laura Reznicek, 39, Naperville, was the female 10K winner with a time of 40:54.
Finbar Smith, 38, Naperville, was the overall winner of the 5K with a time of 17:19 and Kathryn Rohr, 13, Naperville, was the female 5K winner for the second year in a row, crossing the finish line this time in 18:44.
For more information and results, visit www.runnaperville.com.
For more information about Edward-Elmhurst Health, visit www.eehealth.org.
Photos and report submitted by Keith Hartenberger | System Director, Media Relations & Storytelling, NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health | 4201 Winfield Rd., Warrenville, IL 60555
Indian Prairie Education Foundation also notes TEAM participation
Congratulations to the 295 Charity Heroes from across District 204 who ran or walked in Sunday’s Healthy Driven Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K! Team IPEF is still taking donations through October 31. To support Team IPEF runners from your school, simply donate on the Team IPEF webpage.