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The starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
The starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
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Two Kenyan runners are the winners of this year's Boston Marathon, with a field of 30,000 runners registered for the race.

Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat both made their Boston debut with first place finishes. American  Jordon Hasay also made a splash as the first American woman to finish and third overall — despite it being her first marathon.

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Alex Ashlock, producer and director of NPR's Here & Now. He tweets @aashlock.

Fred Thys, WBUR reporter. He tweets @fredthys.

Martha Bebinger, WBUR reporter. She tweets @mbebinger.

This segment aired on April 17, 2017.

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