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Here are the road closures for the Rock n' Roll half marathon

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12th edition of Marsden Madoka half marathon to be held on October 21

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12th edition of Marsden Madoka half marathon to be held on October 21


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Galen Rupp becomes 1st American to win men’s Chicago Marathon since 2002

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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years

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Galen Rupp becomes first American man to win Chicago Marathon since 2002

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Packed field for annual BAA Half Marathon

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How the neighborhoods along the Chicago Marathon route have changed in 40 years

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2017 Detroit marathon has begun!
To a throbbing rock-music beat, the wail of the starting horn and the cheers of thousands of runners and walkers, it’s under way – the 2017 Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon. The 40th-annual running of the Detroit marathon began as scheduled at 7 a.m. as the first wave of thousands of marathoners and half marathoners left the starting gate on West Fort Street just west of Cass   Read More ...
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Here are the road closures for the Rock n' Roll half marathon
KUSA - Thousands of people will take to Denver’s streets Sunday morning to compete in the Rock n’ Roll half marathon. The 13.1 mile race winds through downtown before heading up to City Park. There’s a 10k as well. Expect multiple road closures – mainly between 6:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last runner has passed and all of the support materials have been removed, according to the race’s website   Read More ...
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Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon Oct. 14 in downtown St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Mo. _More than 13 miles of road will be closed this weekend as thousands of runners hit the streets for the Rock 'N' Roll St. Louis Half Marathon. More than 6,000 runners from 48 states and eight countries are registered, according to event organizers. On Saturday (Oct. 14), a 5k run will kick off at 8 a.m. from 13th and Market streets   Read More ...
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12th edition of Marsden Madoka half marathon to be held on October 21
USA-based Fanuel Mkungo exemplifies the dream of the founders of the Madoka Half marathon. After placing third in 2015, Mkungo has since established a successful career as a professional athlete in America. The Madoka Half Marathon was founded by Major Retired Marsden Madoka 12 years ago with the aim of using athletics to changing the lives of Taita Hills and coastal region inhabitants. Through athletes like Maryland-based Mkungo who is on a winning streak in America, Major Madoka reckons his dream is doing well even as he expands his horizons with an aim of establishing a Training Centre at Ngerani, Taita County   Read More ...
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What Half-Marathons Teach Us About Running a Marathon
The researchers hoped to assess what happens to recreational runners physically while running those distances and how any physical strains might affect their performance. In particular, they were interested in the roles that dehydration and muscle soreness might play in runners’ finishing times. By contacting registered runners, the scientists recruited 11 experienced runners preparing for the marathon distance and another 11, similar in age, weight and racing experience, enrolled in the half   Read More ...
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Tech training couldn't help this Chicago Marathon runner beat the heat
As he prepared to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Dan Kapinus readied his Runkeeper app and his Garmin Fenix 5 watch. A former marine, he wore his beige camouflage headband. Kapinus, a lover of tech who’s now a manager of financial systems technology at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, had prepared for the race by studying years of his own running data, which dates back electronically to 2009 and to paper logs from 2003   Read More ...
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Kenyans Daniel Salel, Joan Chelimo win BAA Half Marathon
Daniel Salel is certainly becoming a well-known name in Boston’s running community. The diminutive Kenyan with the big smile heard the cheers and his name being called on the way to separating himself from a four-runner pack over the final mile and capturing his third consecutive BAA Half Marathon yesterday in humid, windy conditions. Salel clocked 1 hour, 4 minutes and 31 seconds to lead the way in the field of 6,431 runners and earn the $10,000 first-place prize   Read More ...
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Members of WREX family run the Chicago Marathon
Sunday was the 40th annual Chicago Marathon. Thousands of participants ran the fourth largest marathon race in the world, including several runners from the Stateline and members of the WREX staff. 13 News morning anchor Elliot Grandia and Chief Meteorologist Alex Kirchner ran the race Sunday. Elliot finished with a time of 3:13, while Alex finished with a time of 3:25   Read More ...
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Sports Digest: Samuelson withdraws from Chicago Marathon because of knee injury
RUNNING. Injury forces Samuelson out of Chicago Marathon. Joan Benoit Samuelson has pulled out of the Chicago Marathon because of a knee injury, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday. The 60-year-old Samuelson, a Cape Elizabeth native who lives in Freeport, had been aiming to become the first woman 60 or older to beat three hours in Sunday’s race. Samuelson won the 1985 Chicago Marathon in 2 hours, 21 minutes, 21 seconds, an American record that stood for 18 years   Read More ...
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Sports Digest: Rupp the first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
ROAD RACING. Rupp first American to win Chicago in 15 years. Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to become the first American winner in 15 years. Rupp finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds. Khalid Khannouchi was the last U.S. winner in 2002. Kenya’s Abel Kirui was second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba won the women’s race in 2:18:31   Read More ...
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Heart transplant recipient, donor's father finish Chicago Marathon hand-in-hand
Before heading to the Chicago Marathon on Sunday morning, Shae Brown pulled Fred Miller aside to tweak their plan of running the race together. "Fred said he was going to step back and let me cross the finish line first, and I said I didn't want that," said Shae, a heart transplant recipient whose donor was Fred's daughter, Alyssa. "I wanted us to finish together   Read More ...
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Chicago Marathon sees first American winner in 15 years
Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to become the first American winner in 15 years. Rupp finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds. Khalid Khannouchi was the last U.S. winner in 2002. Kenya's Abel Kirui was second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Kenya's Bernard Kipyego was third. Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba won the women's race in 2:18:31. Kenya's Brigid Kosgei was second, and American Jordan Hasay third   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp leads strong showing for American runners at Chicago Marathon
Chicago Marathon winner Galen Rupp said he tried to remain "invisible" for the first 20 miles or so of Sunday's race. His then burst to the lead in the final miles for a victory of 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. His win punctuated a resurgent day for American marathoning. Rupp was the first American winner in the Chicago Marathon since Khalid Khannouchi in 2002 and the first American-born male winner since Greg Meyer in 1982   Read More ...
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Rupp 1st American to win Chicago Marathon since 2002
CHICAGO (AP) — Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to become the first American winner in 15 years. Rupp finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds. Khalid Khannouchi was the last U.S. winner in 2002. Kenya's Abel Kirui was second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Kenya's Bernard Kipyego was third. Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba won the women's race in 2:18:31   Read More ...
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BC-ATH--Chicago Marathon,3rd Ld-Writethru
BC-ATH--Chicago Marathon, 3rd Ld-Writethru,85 Rupp 1st American to win Chicago Marathon since 2002 AP Photo ILPB101M, ILCHT102, ILNH114, ILNH104, ILPB101, ILNH109, ILNH112, ILCHT106, ILNH110, ILNH111, ILCHT106, ILCHT105, ILNH105, ILCHT104, ILCHT101, ILNH103, ILNH102, ILNH101, ILPB102 Eds: APNewsNow. Recasts, edits throughout. With AP Photos. Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon to become the first American winner in 15 years. Rupp finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds   Read More ...
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Rupp 1st American to win Chicago Marathon since 2002
CHICAGO (AP) — Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to become the first American winner in 15 years. Rupp finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds. Khalid Khannouchi was the last U.S. winner in 2002. Kenya's Abel Kirui was second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Kenya's Bernard Kipyego was third. Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba won the women's race in 2:18:31   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp becomes 1st American to win men’s Chicago Marathon since 2002
CHICAGO (AP) — An American has won the men’s Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002. Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third. The women’s race was won by Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in 2 hours 18 minutes and 31 seconds   Read More ...
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Montclair runner cracks Chicago Marathon's top 100
A 36-year-old runner from Montclair was among the elite finishers at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. Matthew Slocum finished the 26.2-mile race is two hours, 35 minutes and 24 seconds -- good for 99th place, according to unofficial results. He was the first runner from New Jersey to cross the finish line. About 40,000 runners were expected to finish the Chicago Marathon by mid-afternoon   Read More ...
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Fans cheer on marathon runners on picture perfect race day
Just before hitting the starting line Sunday morning for the 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon, David Wolf made a couple of key, final preparations: He adjusted his bleach blonde wig and re-applied his artificial mustache. Such is the life of a man who runs 26.2 miles dressed as 1980s-era WWF wrestling star Hulk Hogan. He wasn't alone: His friend Jay Schiesser was dressed as Randy "Macho Man" Savage   Read More ...
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BC-ATH--Chicago Marathon,2nd Ld-Writethru
BC-ATH--Chicago Marathon, 2nd Ld-Writethru,105 Rupp 1st American to win men's Chicago Marathon since 2002 AP Photo ILPB101M, ILCHT102, ILNH114, ILNH104, ILPB101, ILNH109, ILNH112, ILCHT106, ILNH110, ILNH111, ILCHT106, ILCHT105, ILNH105, ILCHT104, ILCHT101, ILNH103, ILNH102, ILNH101, ILPB102 Eds: APNewsNow. Adds new edit of lead photo. With AP Photos. An American has won the men's Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002. Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds   Read More ...
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Rupp 1st American to win men's Chicago Marathon since 2002
An American has won the men's Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002. Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third. The women's race was won by Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in 2 hours 18 minutes and 31 seconds   Read More ...
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American wins Chicago Marathon for first time in 15 years
CHICAGO -- An American has won the men's Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002. Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third. The women's race was won by Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in 2 hours 18 minutes and 31 seconds   Read More ...
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Rupp 1st American to win men's Chicago Marathon since 2002
CHICAGO (AP) — An American has won the men's Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002. Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third. The women's race was won by Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in 2 hours 18 minutes and 31 seconds   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Athletics: Rupp, Dibaba claim Chicago Marathon victories
(Reuters) - Galen Rupp became the first American to win the Chicago Marathon in 15 years and Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba ran away with the women’s race on Sunday. Olympic bronze medalist Rupp used his track speed to break open the men’s race in the last 10 km to finish in two hours, nine minutes and 20 seconds. Defending champion Abel Kirui of Kenya was second in 2:09:48 with countryman Bernard Kipyego third in 2:10:23   Read More ...
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Tirunesh Dibaba wins Chicago Marathon women's field in 2:18:31
Tirunesh Dibaba, from Ethiopia, won the Chicago Marathon women's field in 2:18:31 on Sunday morning. Jordan Hasay set an American course record, finishing third in 2:20:58. She broke Joan Benoit Samuelson's 1985 record of 2:21:21. Tatyana McFadden, an Illinois alum, won for the seventh straight time pushing a sprint to the finish line for a course-record victory in 1:39:15 in the women's wheelchair competition   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years
Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20. . . Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 Galen Rupp is first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years Rupp, from Portland, Oregon, finished 26.2 mile course in 2:09:20 CHICAGO — Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon on Sunday morning became the first American to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 15 years and prevented Kenyan Abel Kirui from a back-to-back win   Read More ...
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Galen Rupp becomes first American man to win Chicago Marathon since 2002
Galen Rupp became the first American male runner to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday since Khalid Khannouchi in 2002. He cracked a smile before crossing the finish line in 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Rupp, whose father is from Maywood, pulled away from a pack that included defending champion Abel Kirui in the 23d mile. He ran the two fastest splits at Mile 23 and Mile 24 at 4:35 and 4:31, respectively   Read More ...
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2017 Chicago Marathon
Photos from the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in Chicago on Sunday, October 8, 2017. This is the 40th anniversary of the Chicago Marathon. 45,000 runners have registered for this year's marathon.   Read More ...
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Chicago Marathon map: A journey through neighborhoods
Since its inception in 1977 as the Mayor Daley Marathon, the now-named Bank of America Chicago Marathon has grown exponentially, becoming an international race with more than 40,000 runners. The race’s main draw, however, has stayed the same through the years. The marathon route winds its way through 29 Chicago neighborhoods on the North, West and South sides and downtown. Communities along the route celebrate their hyperlocal culture as they cheer on runners, giving them a taste of the city’s diversity   Read More ...
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Packed field for annual BAA Half Marathon
The best weapons Eric Ashe has in his arsenal for this morning’s 17th BAA Half Marathon are familiarity and experience. The 29-year-old Whitman-Hanson and Boston University product, now the coach of the Simmons College women’s cross country team, has been running the Riverway roads for years. He knows every turn and pothole on the 13.1-mile layout that is as demanding as it is picturesque   Read More ...
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Fourth Annual Queen Bee Half Marathon draws record crowds
CINCINNATI — 6000 women buzzed through the streets of Cincinnati as part of the fourth annual Queen Bee half marathon and four-miler. The race targeted as a women’s run also draws men in the field, but many like Sonya Wenker describe the run as a celebration of Sisterhood. “We're going to run! I've got my mom my best friend, my daughter, her best friend and my mom's best friend back here   Read More ...
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How the neighborhoods along the Chicago Marathon route have changed in 40 years
The Chicago Marathon jogs through 29 neighborhoods around Chicago, from Douglas to Uptown and the Loop to the Near West Side. In the 40 years of the race, the city -- and those neighborhoods -- have changed quite a bit. The bottom line: Chicago's population has shrunk, declining by nearly 300,000 from 1980 to today. And while the population of whites and African-Americans citywide has declined dramatically, the population of Latinos has nearly doubled by more than 790,000   Read More ...
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Leukemia survivor celebrates remission by running in Chicago Marathon
Lisa Cannon, a 10-year leukemia survivor, is celebrating her remission by running in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday.   Read More ...
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Where to snag food deals with your Chicago Marathon bib
The city’s restaurants are ready for thousands of Chicago Marathon runners to take over the streets, and their dining rooms. Here is a list of restaurants both on and off the race route that are offering deals to participants. Deals are available Sunday only, unless otherwise noted. On the route: Roman-inspired Dolce Italian will have a special Marathon Menu Saturday night that includes unlimited salad, pasta and pizza with one beer or nonalcoholic drink for $30 a person   Read More ...
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