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Boston-Area Athletes Pursue Olympic Dreams In L.A. Trials Marathon05:10Download

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It's a big day for about a dozen Boston-area athletes. They are in Los Angeles to run the Olympic Trials Marathon.

WBUR's Alex Ashlock is in Los Angeles for the race and joined Weekend Edition Saturday to talk about the runners from Massachusetts, including Shalane Flanagan, who is the favorite to win the race.

This segment aired on February 13, 2016.

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