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Chicago Marathon tightens security for Sunday’s race

Mayor Emanuel wants to ensure everyone that the city will be a safe place during this weekend’s Chicago Marathon.

Runners and spectators will notice more security measures at this year’s marathon.

Runners will be required to pick up their race packets in person and carry their belongings in clear plastic bags.

Spectators in the reunion area, after the race, will be subjected to a bag search.

Police will also be checking bags along the race route.

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