At the starting line for the Detroit Free Press Marathon

Posted at 7:29 AM, Oct 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-15 10:21:57-04

Runners are getting ready to take their mark for the 40th Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon.

Thousands of people will run 26.2 miles -- in two different countries.

Matthew Smith has a preview of the race with executive race director Barbara Bennage and runners with inspiring stories.