The Boston Marathon is back to its usual calendar schedule. Here's what you should know

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Monday is Patriots' Day, and for the first time since 2019, the holiday once again will feature the Boston Marathon. The race suffered several disruptions to its usual calendar date because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WBUR's Boston Marathon reporter Alex Ashlock also returns to WBUR's Weekend Edition to report on the race he's covered since 1998.

This segment aired on April 17, 2022.

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Sharon Brody is the voice of WBUR's weekend mornings. On Saturdays and Sundays, she anchors the news for Weekend Edition and other popular programs.


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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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