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Here & Now producer Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) will cover his 19th Boston Marathon on Monday. But he has been a fan of marathons in general for more than 50 years.

He joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to talk about why he was first attracted to the grueling, and often dramatic, event.

This segment aired on April 14, 2017.


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