Necktie 5K Walk & Run

Sat June 15, 2019 Directions
2019 Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 ABSR Necktie 5K Walk & Run.  Results Below.  The race was a great success!  If you have comments or suggestions, please email them to or complete the race evaluation in your results email.  Race photos are available to download from our FaceBook Page and checkout the great article on

Click below for a full list of results from the 2019 Necktie 5K Walk & Run:



Overall winners:
Andrew Weber, Male Overall Winner, Chicago, IL, 16:35
Emily Leonard, Female Overall Winner, Park Ridge, IL, 19:04
Craig and Julia Benes, Father \ Daughter, Chicago, IL, 24:26
Tom and Aidan Ilic, Team Father \ Son Team, Valparaiso, IN, 24:10

This event would not have been possible without the support and assistance of our sponsors and volunteers.  Special thanks to:

Necktie Sponsors:
Allstate Insurance - Elaine Morris
Anytime Fitness, Michigan City – Jess Leazenby & Kevin Scott
Arlene Beglin Real Estate
Butch McGuires, Chicago - Bobby & Rachel McGuire
Connors Automotive - Michael Connor
Conrad CLC – Jackie Conrad
Dune Billies Beach Cafe - Lisa Murray
Dunes Walk Inn - Ari & Stephanie Killian
East Wind Studios - Mary Marshall
Harris Welsh & Lukmann
Hobgoblin - Steve and Dawn Huston
Hospice of the Calumet Area - Adrianne May
Integrative Flavors - Brian & Georgeann Quealy
Jannsen's Dunes Mart - John & Beth Jannsen
J&A Landscaping - John Nowicki
Jewel Osco Chesterton - Patty Lynch / Mark Sneider
LanCam Inc. - Eleanor Dihenes
MSI Manufacturing Solutions - Charles Weinberg & Tom Donnelly
Move with Marius - Marius Kasniunas
Nature’s Cupboard – Mylese Tucker
Nordstrom Psychological Services - Craig & Carol Nordstrom
Porter Bank - Jim Ruge
Pratt 100% Recycled - Bob Young & Jay Hennessey
South Shore Ovenworks - Jim Chaddock
TroyBuilt Fitness - Troy Ford 
Wagners Ribs - Linda and Steve Wagner

Bowtie Sponsors:
ABSR Program Committee                ABSR Board Members
Alan Spaeth - Flags and Banners     Jewel Osco Chesterton - Food, water, Gatorade
Carol Nordstrom - Cookies                Porter Health - Ambulance
Angela Maurello - Sandwiches         John Blackburn - Master of Ceremonies
Ellen Quade - T-Shirt Design              St Ann of the Dunes Parish - Parking
Jim Chadock - Entertainment           Troy Ford – Pre Race Stretches  
Schoolhouse Shop - Awards             Mark Coleman - Award Design
Pratt Industries and Bob Young - Trashcans and recycling boxes

We look forward to seeing you in 2020!
13th Annual Necktie Walk & Run
Saturday, June 20, 2019