Halting of Chicago Marathon Brings Relief, Anger

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 The most chilling among the seemingly endless string of discussion forum entries on the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon web site came from a race participant who had struggled to maintain a five-hour pace in the record 88-degree heat of Oct. 7. "I was jogging on the left side of the course when I saw this man collapsed on the side of the road. It was very apparent that he was already dead, and it really shook me up," she wrote, referring to Chad Schieber, a 35-year-old police officer and father of three from Midland, Mich., who went down near mile 18 of his first 26.2-mile race. "Seeing Mr. Schieber made me realize that there are a helluva lot more important things than finishing a marathon."

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