Youth Run a marathon for youngest Illinois' racers

Published 04/27 2013 05:07PM

Updated 04/29 2013 10:56AM

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Little legs take on a marathon all their own. The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon held its annual 1K Youth Run outside of Memorial Stadium.

Kids got T-shirts, a race number bib, plus water and snacks at the end. But just one thing was on the minds of both kids and parents for this race: crossing the finish line.

From tiny tots to teens, there were races for all age groups. There was also a special "sibling race" for families to run together.

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