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Tatyana McFadden wins fifth-consecutive Chicago Marathon

Tatyana McFadden wins fifth-consecutive Chicago Marathon

By Lauren Mroz

October 11, 2015

Tatyana McFadden continued her dominance on the women’s wheelchair course at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday morning, winning the women’s wheelchair division for a fifth straight time. The University of Illinois graduate set a new course record, finishing in 1 hour 41 minutes 10 second...

Mak Nong's long wheelchair basketball career serving him well as Illini captain

By Thomas Polcyn

October 8, 2015

Mak Nong is an essential piece of the Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team. He is a junior from Long Beach, California, who studies Recreation, Sport and Tourism with a concentration in Recreation. Nong's major is a reflection of his past — an influential youth c...