GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn Runners' Health Concerns Featured in Chicago ABC News Report

October 7, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Runners participating in the Chicago Marathon may be in top shape but that doesn't protect them from a dangerous condition that few think about.

A suburban husband and wife who are recovering from dangerous blood clots have a warning for anyone who spends long hours traveling.

The Lifkas used to run a lot. Now the endurance athletes are taking things a bit slower. Forty-one-year-old Chris Lifka is recovering from blood clots in both lungs. The triathlete had just finished a grueling iron man competition. Little did he know the pain he and been feeling in his mid section for weeks was more than muscle strain or indigestion. He started coughing up blood and ended up in the hospital. Read full story at abcnews.com.

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