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Sports Fest in Hoffman braces for hot weekend

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  • Elite runners and in-line skaters will participate in races this weekend at the Alexian Brothers Fitness for America Sports Festival, held on the grounds of AT&T, Hoffman Estates.

    Elite runners and in-line skaters will participate in races this weekend at the Alexian Brothers Fitness for America Sports Festival, held on the grounds of AT&T, Hoffman Estates.
    JOE LEWNARD/2010

 
 

Organizers at the Alexian Brothers Fitness For America Festival this weekend in Hoffman Estates know they can't outrace the heat so they're ensuring athletes have plenty of water, access to medical staff and shade. "You can never be too careful," says Peter Starykowicz said.

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