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How to watch the 2016 Chicago Marathon

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tatyana McFadden of the United states celebrates her win of the wheelchair division during the TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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The 2016 Chicago Marathon will be shown Sunday at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN as well as on the NBC Sports app.

Tatyana McFadden is racing for her sixth consecutive Chicago Marathon wheelchair division title. She recently received a unique wheelchair accessory from Ellen DeGeneres.

Florence Kiplagat, who owns the half marathon world record, has the fastest personal best in the women’s elite field. She is the defending champion.

Dennis Kimetto, the current marathon world record holder, withdrew from the race with an injury. Fellow Kenyan Dickson Chumba owns the best time in the field.

Comedian Rob Riggle, who recently golfed with Michael Phelps, is also expected to run the race. Riggle is raising money for Salute, Inc., which provides financial support to military men and women.

The Chicago Marathon is one of the six road races that make up the World Marathon Majors. In the most recent race, the Berlin Marathon on Sept. 25, Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele missed the world record time by just six seconds.

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