The 2014 Chicago Marathon is expected to be one of the fastest yet, with runners like Kenenisa Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge aiming for a
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The lineup for the October race includes reigning Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo, along with American Amy Hastings.
The Ethiopian holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records on the track.
Jeptoo will chase history as she looks to break 2:20 for the third time.
There's a lot of information to gather (and analyze) from 39,000 runners.
It took Maickel Melamed 16 hours and 46 minutes to complete the race.
The Kenyan smashes the course record and runs the fourth fastest marathon in history on Sunday.
Four of the runners in the men's field have run some of the fastest marathons in history.