Racing To The Altar In Vegas

The city's new marathon includes a run-through chapel

Sin City may be the capital of drive-through weddings, but traffic on the Strip can be a drag. So in a nod to impatient (and fit) couples, the New Las Vegas Marathon, on Dec.4, will include a Run-Thru Chapel near the five-mile mark, where at least 22 couples plan to get married en masse. Running with them will be the minister, lots of Elvis impersonators--like these recent marathoners in Phoenix, Ariz., right--and an estimated 13,000 others tackling a 26.2-mile course that includes the entire Strip, closed off to cars. While élite runners vie for big money ($50,000 for the winner and...

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