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|Top Runners Set To Compete In Chicago Marathon
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he'll be participating in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. He won't be in the race, though.
Emanuel says he'll be ``yelling at the top of my lungs'' to cheer on some of the world's top runners as they compete in a projected field of about 37,000.
Kenya's Moses Mosop will try to win his first major marathon after a stunning debut at the Boston Marathon, where turned in the fastest finish by a first-timer (2 hours, 3 minutes, 6 seconds) but finished four seconds behind countryman Geoffrey Mutai. Ryan Hall will try to become the first American to win a major since Meb Keflezeghi at the 2009 New York City Marathon. On the women's side, Liliya Shobukhova of Russia goes for her third straight Chicago win.
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