The 2012 Chicago Marathon is set to begin Sunday morning in Chicago. The journey around the city has been an annual event since 1977, and this year's running will mark the 35th anniversary of the 26-mile trip. Here is a look at all the details you'll need this weekend.
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Start Time: The first wave of participants will begin at 7:30 a.m. in Chicago. The second wave will begin at 8 a.m.
Weather Forecast: It will be a chilly morning for the marathon. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40s at the start. The high on Sunday is 52 degrees, with the low at 35. Sunrise is at 6:54 a.m.
Interesting storyline to follow: Liliya Shobukhova of Russia will be trying to win her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon on the women's side, while Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede is just one of many highlights on the men's side.
Marathon Route: You can find the complete route information here, courtesy of the Chicago Marathon's official site. Here is a video of the route that will be taken around the city.