Maria Lindberg, Zander Mintz and Cynthia Kmak Win 2023 Life Time Chicago Spring Half Marathon

May 21, 2023

Gabriella Zak and John Lennon Took the 10K Titles

Chicago, Ill. (May 21, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – With more than 7,500 runners, Life Time’s (NYSE:LTH) Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K returned to Chicago, Ill. this Sunday, where runners welcomed spring while winding their way through the intimate and urban course featuring Chicago’s famous landmarks. Runners ranging in age from 13 to 81 years old and representing 44 states plus Washington D.C. and 31 countries took on the Junior, 10K and Half Marathon distances.

Runners toed the start line at 7 a.m. for the half marathon distance, followed by the 10K start at 7:45 a.m. The Junior Dash (ages 2-12) took place at 10 a.m., concluding the day’s races. Runners participating in the half marathon and 10K course ran along the Lakefront Path, giving way to sweeping views of Chicago’s famed skyline and Lake Michigan, the city’s historic museum campus and Soldier Field. The races finished at the famous Maggie Daley Park where participants, as well as, the general public, celebrated spring rejuvenation at the Spring Market Finish Festival with live music, vendors and a hot Chicago-style brunch.

“Kicking off the racing season with the Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K is a great way to shake off the winter blues,” says Allison Humbert Wilkinson, Senior Marketing Manager for Life Time Athletic Events. “I want to congratulate all the runners who challenged themselves and achieved their goals today. Thank you for being part of this unforgettable experience, and we look forward to welcoming you back next year for the Windy City’s most exhilarating springtime tradition.”


Women’s Half Marathon Race Results

Name City Age Time
Maria Lindberg Elmhurst, lll. 40 1:22:41
Halle Hausman Nashville, Tenn. 24 1:25:51
Natalia Potente San Francisco, Calif. 19 1:26:02


Men’s Half Marathon Race Results

Name City Age Time
Zander Mintz Austin, Texas 27 1:12:52
Christopher Kallenbach Chicago, Ill. 34 1:17:14
Brandon Lukas Orland Park, Ill. 25 1:17:17


Non-Binary Half Marathon Race Results

Name City Age Time
Cynthia Kmak Chicago, Ill. 47 1:49:47
Allison Maxwell Los Angeles, Calif. 33 1:56:22
Ellen Larson Chicago, Ill. 33 2:01:45


Women’s 10K Race Results

Name City Age Time
Gabriella Zak New York, N.Y. 25 39:25
Jessica Backherms Beech Grove, Ind. 26 41:01
Jessica Rockafellow Lisle, Ill. 30 41:34


Men’s 10K Race Results

Name City Age Time
John Lennon Chicago, Ill. 26 34:47
Brandon Polchow Fargo, Nev. 32 37:22
Anton Pool Austin, Texas 30 37:57


Non- Binary 10K Race Results

Name City Age Time
Olivia Steffen Gurnee, Ill. 13 1:06:19


The next Chicago road race put on by Life Time is the Chicago Half Marathon & 5k presented by Hoka, taking place September 24, 2023. The second event in the Life Time Chicago Half Marathon Series, the Chicago Half is Chicago’s most established and iconic half marathon and a perfect tune-up race for the famed Chicago Marathon. Starting and finishing at Historic Jackson Park, this race highlights Chicago’s South Shore, taking runners along Lake Shore Drive, while offering magnificent views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s Skyscrapers.

Full results for the Life Time Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K can be found here.

Follow Life Time Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K on Instagram, Twitter and on Facebook. For more information, visit: www.chicagospringhalf.com.

The Life Time Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K is among more than 30 premier athletic events owned and produced by Life Time, including the Miami Marathon, the Leadville Race Series and UNBOUND Gravel.

About Life Time®, Inc.

Life Time (NYSE: LTH) empowers people to live healthy, happy lives through its portfolio of nearly 160 athletic country clubs across the United States and Canada. The company’s healthy way of life communities and ecosystem address all aspects of healthy living, healthy aging, and healthy entertainment for people 90 days to 90+ years old. Supported by a team of more than 30,000 dedicated professionals, Life Time is committed to providing the best programs and experiences through its clubs, iconic athletic events, and comprehensive digital platform.

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