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Little Rock Marathon this weekend

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT/KARK) -

The 2017 Little Rock Marathon is set for this weekend, with nearly 12,000 athletes and 40,000 people expected to attend. 

According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, the start and finish lines will be on 4th Street near the Scott and Main Street intersections. 

A 26.2-mile marathon, a 10k, or 6.2-mile run and a 5k, or 3.1-mile run are slated for this weekend. 

The road closings began Thursday morning and all parking spaces on Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets will be closed until 5 p.m. Monday. 

Information on the marathon can be seen at the marathon's website
 

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