One of the FlagRunners, Brent Alexander, finds the finish line at the United Run for the Zoo this morning in 31:23. That's 5:03 average per mile! Congratulations! We are proud of him and his win against some stiff competition, although you can't see them in this shot.
United Run for the Zoo:
"The United Run for the Zoo is one of Chicago's oldest running events, attracting children and adult athletes of all levels of ability to compete in a myriad of athletic events.This is a great event for a great cause. Check out Elmhurst's Four on the Fourth for his next conquest.
Proceeds benefit the Lincoln Park Zoo, the oldest zoo in the country and one of the last free public institutions in America.
New for 2013: the Safari Stampede is a mini obstacle course for kids to express their inner animal! Registration fees required and includes special event-participation shirt! The Safari Stampede replaces the free Kids Dash from previous years."