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Monday, 17 October 2016 12:39

2016 Columbus Marathon

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The October 16th Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon featured a field of 18,000 participants and, over the past five years, has raised more than $5.8 million for the hospital.

Tatyana McFadden captures her seventh win and Marcel Hug takes the title in a photo finish - CHICAGO - In today's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40,400 runners crossed the finish line in Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park, as ideal weather conditions greeted them as well as thousands of volunteers and more than 1.7 million spectators.

Universal HD Presents Coverage of the Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday, October 16, Events Streamed Live on & the NBC Sports app - STAMFORD, Conn. - October 6, 2016 - NBCSN presents live coverage of the Chicago Marathon this Sunday, October 9, at 8 a.m. ET. An encore presentation of the race will air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on Universal HD.

Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever, winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with a time of 2:03:03 on Sunday. In a thrilling duel the Ethiopian superstar beat Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang.

The former world record holder Wilson Kipsang versus the fastest man ever at 5 and 10,000m, Kenenisa Bekele – that is the grand showdown for the 43rd edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. Kipsang of Kenya arrives in town having broken the world record here with 2:03:23 in 2013. Ethiopia’s superstar Bekele has won three Olympic long distance titles and is one of the best runners of all time. Alongside this pair are seven other athletes who have run 2:06 or faster.

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Images: 2016 Olympic Games