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Tatyana McFadden breaks NYC Marathon women's wheelchair course record

Anthony Souffle tribune news service
Paralympic Tatyana McFadden lifts her body weight during a recovery session after racing in the U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Championships, January 2014, at the National Ability Center in Park City, Utah. At right is teammate Beth Requist.

November 2, 2015

Daily Illini staff reportFor the third consecutive year, Tatyana McFadden swept four major marathons — London, Boston, Chicago and New York.The University alumna defeated the New York City Marathon women’s wheelchair course record on Sunday, with a time of 1 hour, 43 minutes, 4 seconds.McFadden...

Illini have strong showing at the Chicago Marathon

Illinois alumnus Tatyana McFadden wins the women’s wheelchair division of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 13, 2013. McFadden once again won the Chicago Marathon, her fourth straight in the event.

October 13, 2014

Just weeks after the United States Olympic Committee announced the University would be designated as a U.S. Paralympic training site, Illini wheelchair athletes proved once again why they are considered some of the best in the nation at Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. University graduate Tatyana McFadd...