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Should Non-Elite Female Marathoners Still Be Eligible For Prize Money?10:04
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Three non-elite female runners placed in the top 15 in the 2018 Boston Marathon. But non-elite women are not eligible for prize money, unlike their male counterparts. WBUR's Shira Springer explores this issue in her recent column, "Boston Marathon's Elite Women's Race Needs Tweaks, But It's Complicated."

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Shira Springer is WBUR's Sports and Society Reporter. She tweets @shiraspringer.

This segment aired on May 7, 2018.

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