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Another glorious fall day for the Twin Cities Marathon

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Another mild fall day is on tap as thousands of runners take to the starting line for the 34th annual Twin Cities Marathon Sunday morning.

It's nearly ideal running weather for participants, but it may be a little chilly for those lining the 26.2-mile course to cheer them on.

It's expected to be partly sunny with a high in the low 60s and a southeast wind of around 5 mph in the Twin Cities as participants run along the 26.2-mile course, the National Weather Service says.

Sprinkles or light rain showers are possible in west central and central Minnesota later Sunday and into the evening, the National Weather Service says, but it should be dry for the race.

The next chance for rain in the Twin Cities comes Wednesday and Thursday, the weather service notes.

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