Alumni and Friends Virtual 5K

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Congratulations! You did it!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our inaugural Harper College Alumni and Friends Virtual 5K.

We loved seeing your photos and receiving your race stats. From near and far, you showed us that your Harper spirit is strong!

Here’s a breakdown on the event:

Total participants: 32

Most interesting race locations:

  • Busse Woods, IL
  • Destin, Florida
  • Cozumel, Mexico
  • Highlands Hammock State Park, Sebring, Florida

Congratulations to the following prize winners!

Most interesting photo submitted:

  • Leslie Van Wolvelear (Class of 1983)

Runner Leslie Van Wolvelear

Most unique race venue:

  • Cozumel, Mexico

Most Harper spirit:

  • Harper alumni employees: Agnes Szemborski (class of 1994), Heather Cobb (class of 1984), Lezlie Hill (Class of 1984) and Katye Speer (Class of 2014)

Best time by decade (years attended Harper):

  • 1968-1977 – Jeanne Pankanin (75 minutes)
  • 1976-1987 – Leslie Van Wolvelear (2 hours, 15 minutes)
  • 1988-1997 – Lauren Chilvers (36 minutes)
  • 1998-2007 – Steve Breese (18 minutes, 26 seconds)
  • 2008-2017 – Jennifer Pascoe (23 minutes, 19 seconds)

50th Anniversary LogoView photos submitted by race participants.

Stay tuned for information about our next Virtual 5K!