Runners & Organizers Get Ready for Run CRANDIC

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- On Sunday, runners will race down the eastern Iowa corridor in the first Run CRANDIC Marathon.

The marathon will start at Newbo, at 6:30 Sunday morning. The race will end at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City.

Organizers say they've already got the routes finalized and are now working on assigning bib numbers.

They say more people have signed up to run than they ever expected.

"When we first started planning this event we were thinking 1,300 would very successful and we're closing on 3,000 runners all together now," Nick Pfeiffer said.

There will also be 5K and half-marathon races taking place on Sunday.