LA Marathoners Treated For Hypothermia

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"At the finish line, there were people there to walk with you and see if you need tending to," said Fenske, a 38-year-old from Dallas. He was one of those taken to the Fairmont after the race and was treated for a mild case of hypothermia.

"The course is great but the weather is so bad that people are all wet and cold. They were telling people to take off their shoes and socks to get their feet warm."

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