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Jewish runners decry post-Yom Kippur marathon

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/sports/article/jewish_runners_decry_post-yom_kippur_marathon_20110104

Jewish marathon runners are racing to complain about the timing of the Chicago Marathon, which is set for the day after Yom Kippur. The runners have called and sent e-mails to the Bank of America Chicago, the marathon's sponsor, saying that they will not be able to take in enough carbohydrate-laden food following the fast in time to prepare for the 26.2-mile run on Oct. 9, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.

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