Claire Hallissey Wins Chicago Half-Marathon

Claire Hallissey returned from injury to serious competitive road racing with a fine win in the Chicago Half-Marathon on Saturday 13th August 2011 in 74:34 well clear of the second and third finishers in the women’s race who clocked 79:07 and 79:51. In the post race report Claire was quoted as saying the time was about what she expected and the race was an important step in her preparation for the Chicago Marathon in October. The men’s race was won by Josh Glaab in 69:02.