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Runners Get Set For The 31st Annual Twin Cities Marathon

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - An estimated 19,000 runners will hit the pavement Sunday for the 31st Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

Elite runners from all over the world will attempt the grueling 26.2 miles in chilly temperatures.

And some not-so-elite runners are just hoping to get through the challenge.

Click the video above to watch photojournalist Gordy Leach’s story on how some runners are preparing for what’s considered the most beautiful urban marathon in the country.

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