Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Abby Wambach do 2011 Chicago Marathon

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USWNT soccer stars Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach came to my hometown today to run part of the 2011 Chicago Marathon. And serve as celebrity, guests? hosts? I don’t know what title one gives to celebrities in marathons. Anyways, here are some photos, and tweets from it.

Photo credit Hope Solo on WhoSay

From Twitter @hopesolo

We didn’t get passed even by the elite runners for a whole half of a mile! We expected to only lead for 10 seconds!Wayne and I rocked it! #fb

@drashmancnn and I led the chicago marathon and 45,000 runners for a half of a mile! And we did it all for Billy! #fb

Honored 2 introduce Wayne @drashmancnn my hero! link

@alexmorgan13

Today was a great day! 1st marathon, and now I understand the reasoning why 45,000 runners train for this, simply amazing.

Beat the sun this morning,ready for #chimarathon! So inspiring being surrounded by 45k runners. #fb

Go here for the Alex Morgan photo gallery

Go here for the Hope Solo photo gallery

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