More than 25,000 participants are expected to compete Sunday in the 29th annual L.A. Marathon.
Defending men’s champion Erick Mose of Kenya is among 16 competitors in the elite men’s field.
Ethiopia’s Amane Gobena, who finished second in 2009, is among 10 elite women’s competitors.
Winners of the men’s and women’s races each receive $25,000.
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