The Chicago Marathon is gearing up to be an exciting race. We spoke with the elites to hear their thoughts ahead of Sunday's 26.2-mile competition.
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Against a fast field, the Olympic champion is shooting for the top of the podum.
Five events are on the chopping block as the IOC looks to streamline its event lineup and possibly add more sports.
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The British runner is still on target to compete at the European Championships next month.