Oak Parkers Bob O'Connor and Bob Hakes are training for the National Senior Games together, just like they did last year before both medaled at the Illinois State Senior Track and Field Championships in Springfield
Nate Prescott, Mark Jirik and Abby Prescott are in most ways your typical mid-20s young adults. The Oak Park natives, who all graduated from Oak Park and River Forest High School and Big Ten universities, have already briefly dipped their toes into the work force.
Many runners do their runs at the same pace which is certainly okay, but doesn't do much to enhance performance. To truly improve, there's a need for speed. You can speed up your training runs, or run with faster people who hopefully pull you along.
While the Fenwick boys water polo team claimed the only state championship this spring among our local teams, several squads provided plenty of special memories. Here's a review of the top performances.