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Plenty of Olympic Gold Still Up for Grabs in London

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Gold medalist Abel Kirui of Kenya reacts on the podium after the men's marathon event at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)

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The London Summer Olympics will conclude this weekend, but there are still a host of races to be run, including the men's marathon, which is the final sporting event of the Games.

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This year's race, like the previous two in 2004 and 2008, is expected to be hotly contested between Ethiopian and Kenyan runners. Abel Kirui won Gold at the World Championships last fall, and many are expecting a strong showing from him in the marathon on Sunday.

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Alex Gallafent, who has been reporting from London for The World during the past two weeks of the Games.

Don't forget – we've got some poetic odes to the Games you can listen to as well.