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Runners Got Wet And Wild At Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago

Thunderstorm delays didn't keep runners from conquering the Humana Rock 'n' Roll Chicago course!

The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon returned for its 8th year, with runners getting a surprise from the skies. Thunderstorms halted the race for about 30 minutes, but that didn’t stop runners from enjoying the course, the live music and the experience. The rain surely didn’t stop runner Julia Webb, who set a new half-marathon world record pushing a jogging stroller in a time of 1:22:57 (over 4 minutes faster than the previous record!).

Check out these wet and wild photos by Rod Mar of runners taking on the Windy City!