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L.A. Marathon XVI

March 04, 2001

For, today's Los Angeles Marathon will involve a series of small triumphs--from getting to the starting line on time to making it up the highest hill. Here is a guide to the race.



No signups on Sunday

* Bike tour start: 6 a.m.

* Wheelchair start: 8:20 a.m.

* Walkers/runners start: 8:45 a.m.

* 5-kilometer run/walk start: 9:45 a.m.

* Entries: More than 20,000 runners.

* Distance: 26.2 miles

* Course closure: Vehicles will be allowed back on the streets on a staggered schedule. Competitors then must use sidewalks. * Race information: (310) 444--5544

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