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Spectators tend to a cross country runner who collapsed on the course Saturday at the Jim Marshall Cross Country Invitational. Eleven female athletes had to be treated at the scene.

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Athletes collapse in heat; several treated at cross country event

Athletic director: Temperatures were within normal range determined by MSHSAA

Emergency personnel at the Jim Marshall Cross Country Invitational in Jefferson City got a little more than they bargained for Saturday morning, when warm temperatures caused 11 female athletes to seek medical treatment after the varsity race.

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Several athletes treated at cross country event

Emergency personnel at the Jim Marshall Cross Country Invitational got a little more than they bargained for Saturday morning, when warm temperatures caused 11 female athletes to seek medical treatment after the varsity race.

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