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Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon passed my house in two directions this morning, going north from mile 5 to 6, and then south right around the 15 km mark. Here, running north through Lincoln Park, is the Kenyan team, with race winner Evans Cheruiyot third from left:

I didn't catch women's winner Lidiya Grigoryeva (she was well protected in the pack), but I did get Olympic gold medalist Constantina Dita (right) heading south on Clark Street.

The course temperature has hit 26°C again, making this year's race almost as hot as last year's.

Below: a runner crosses the 15k timer on Clark just north of Belden.

Below: The scene at Belden and Clark, in Lincoln Park, Chicago:

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