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Tatyana McFadden breaks NYC Marathon women's wheelchair course record

Tatyana McFadden breaks NYC Marathon women's wheelchair course record

November 2, 2015


Filed under News

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...

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

By Alice Smelyansky

October 16, 2014


Filed under Life & Culture

Since her undergraduate days at the University, Robin Kaler has been a runner. What started with a tiny track at the Intramural Physical Education Building has led to 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons and even multiple marathons. Kaler said training for a race is a project. Some days are devoted to spe...

Registration for Illinois medical marijuana pilot program begins

By Alex Swanson

September 16, 2014


Filed under News

Many Illinois residents are now able to apply for medical cannabis licenses with the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. Registration for medical marijuana licenses for patients with last names beginning with the letters “A” through “L” began on Sept. 2, and lasts through Oct. 31. Patien...

McFadden wins Boston Marathon

McFadden wins Boston Marathon

By McClatchy-Tribune

April 22, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

University alumna Tatyana McFadden won the Boston Marathon’s women’s wheelchair division on Monday, her 25th birthday. The win comes eight days after McFadden won the London Marathon. McFadden is halfway to her goal of sweeping the four major marathons — London, Boston, Chicago and New York —...