Two-time defending champions Chris Mocko and Elle Pishny finish third and second, respectively.
The pair leads a strong contingent of runners that will compete in the race's 119th edition on April 20.
Fernando Cabada and Lindsey Sherf were the top Americans.
It was a fast day in San Jose!
The 27-year-old was tuning up for the ING New York City Marathon.
Mattie Suver is the women's champion.
The 27-year-old Kenyan ran the fastest half-marathon time on a record-eligible course in the U.S. this year.
Dani Fischer wins the women's race at the XSport Fitness Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality.
The 5th annual XSport Fitness Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality took over the streets of downtown on