2019 IVCH 5K Winners

Dan Palmer, 42, of Roscoe, Illinois, won the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Fall Fitness 5K race for the second year in a row when he crossed the finish line Saturday (Oct. 12) in a time of 17 minutes and 56 seconds.

The run through the streets of Peru was organized by the IVCH Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Aquatics as a fundraiser for the IVCH Foundation.

The first female finisher, Candis Kenny, 40, of Peru ran the course with a time of 22 minutes and 46 seconds.

Kenny and another race entrant, Jheri Emmerling of Spring Valley, both ran in and completed the Bank of America Chicago Marathon the next day.