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In this Monday, April 17, 2017 photo, Jordan Hasay, left, of Beaverton, Ore., breaks from the starting line with the elite women at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. It was Hasay's first competition at the 26.2-mile distance, and she finished in third place in the women's division. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)MoreCloseclosemore
In this Monday, April 17, 2017 photo, Jordan Hasay, left, of Beaverton, Ore., breaks from the starting line with the elite women at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. It was Hasay's first competition at the 26.2-mile distance, and she finished in third place in the women's division. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Monday will be the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon.

We talk about the troubling weather forecast for the race, which elite runners have a shot to win it all, and how the BAA will mark the 5th anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Guest

Alex Ashlock, producer for WBUR's Here & Now. The 2018 Boston Marathon is the 20th Boston Marathon that Alex has covered for WBUR. He tweets @aashlock.

This segment aired on April 13, 2018.

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