Celebrities Who’ve Run the Chicago Marathon

Can you beat these celebrities' Chicago Marathon times?

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Marathon winners achieve fame as soon as they cross the finish line. But some runners are famous long before the start. Take a look at some of the famous people who have participated in the Chicago Marathon in the last several years.
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Sean Astin
n"Lord of the Rings" star and avid runner Sean Astin ran the Chicago Marathon in 2013 with a time of 4:31.
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Bill Rancic
nChicago entrepreneur, and the husband of TV personality Giuliana Rancic, Bill Rancic has run the Chicago Marathon twice. He ran in 1999 and 2001, which he ran in 4:31.
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Anthony Edwards
nThe actor who played Dr. Mark Greene in "ER" ran the Chicago Marathon in 1999, 2001 and 2003. In the last year he had a time of 3:55. In his first Chicago Marathon, he ran under a pseudonym because "ER" was so popular at the time.
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Colin Egglesfield
n"All My Children" actor Colin Egglesfield has run the Chicago Marathon five times, his most recent in 2012 with a time of 3:35.
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Jo Dee Messina
Country music artist Jo Dee Messina ran the Chicago Marathon in 2007 with her brother. Her time was 5:45.
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Roger Craig
nBefore he was a marathon runner, Roger Craig was an NFL player with the San Francisco 49ers, when he helped them win three Super Bowl titles in 1984, 1988 and 1989. Craig ran the Chicago Marathon in 2004 with a time of 3:54.
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Tammy Duckworth
nRep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois's 8th congressional district participated in the 2011 Chicago Marathon in the handcycle division. Duckworth was one of 11 athletes in this division -- and the only woman. She finished the marathon in 2:09.
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Meb Keflezighi
nHe may not be a movie star or a singer, but in the running world, Meb Keflezighi has made a name for himself. On April 21, the Eritrean-born American became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. He ran the Chicago Marathon in 2003 with a time of 2:10:03.
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Rita Jeptoo
nThe Kenyan-born marathon runner recently won the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. She's run the Chicago Marathon twice before, in 2012 and 2013 when she ran a personal record of 2:19:57.
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