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

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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.


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


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