By Zach Dalzell, The Daily Illini
Christie Clinic hosted the fifth annual Illinois Marathon from Thursday to Saturday. More than 16,000 athletes participated in this year’s events. The 5K and 10K races were held Friday night, after pre-race events on Thursday and Friday. The wheelchair marathon started at 6:58 a.m. Saturday, and the marathon, marathon relay and half-marathon races began at 7 a.m. Saturday.