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The elite female runners break from the starting line in a downpour during the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. (Mary Schwalm/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
The elite female runners break from the starting line in a downpour during the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. (Mary Schwalm/AP)

Despite driving rain and cooler-than-average temperatures, runners are competing in the 122nd Boston Marathon.

Here & Now's Alex Ashlock (@aashlock), who's reporting from the finish line, speaks with host Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr).

This segment aired on April 16, 2018.

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