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NIU athletic training students at last year's Chicago Marathon
Picture a brisk, early autumn morning in Chicago. Forty-five thousand runners fill the start corrals. Twelve thousand volunteers stand throughout the course, armed with Gatorade, water, Vaseline, cold sponges and gel packets. And 1.7 million spectators stand in rows six-deep throughout Chicago’s historic neighborhoods – Near North, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Boystown, Pilsen, Chinatown –...