U.S. Picks Olympic Marathon Runners

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There are concerns about the Olympic Games in Japan this summer as COVID-19 continues to spread around the world. Since no decisions have been made yet, countries who will participate in the games are selecting the athletes who will compete.

Over the weekend, the men and women who will run the marathon for the United States this summer were selected. Here & Now's Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) was in Atlanta for the races.

This segment aired on March 2, 2020.

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Alex Ashlock Producer, Here & Now
Alex Ashlock was a producer for Here & Now since 2005. He started his WBUR career as senior producer of Morning Edition in 1998.



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