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November 15, 1993 | JULIE CART
An unseasonably warm fall day created a serious medical problem at Sunday's New York City Marathon, sending two runners to a hospital with body temperatures of more than 108 degrees. Temperatures were in the mid-60s at the start of the race and soared to 72 degrees two hours later, conditions that can be deadly for running 26.2 miles. Temperatures in the low 50s are considered best for the marathon. A race official said that at least 55 runners were taken to area hospitals.
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November 15, 1993 | JULIE CART
An unseasonably warm fall day created a serious medical problem at Sunday's New York City Marathon, sending two runners to a hospital with body temperatures of more than 108 degrees. Temperatures were in the mid-60s at the start of the race and soared to 72 degrees two hours later, conditions that can be deadly for running 26.2 miles. Temperatures in the low 50s are considered best for the marathon. A race official said that at least 55 runners were taken to area hospitals.
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