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10 photos that make the Illinois Marathon great

I’ve heard from numerous runners that the Illinois Marathon is fun to run. Why? Many reasons. The land is flat, the trees are beautiful, the weather is mild and most importantly, the fans are out. One runner remarked that at other marathons, there are 1/10th the amount of people cheering them on compared to C-U. Here are some photos of what make us a great place to run (and watch others run). 

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