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A Look Ahead At The 123rd Running Of The Boston Marathon08:29
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Workers from Accurate Graphics lay down the finish line on Boylston Street in Copley Square for the 2019 Boston Marathon. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Workers from Accurate Graphics lay down the finish line on Boylston Street in Copley Square for the 2019 Boston Marathon. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Monday is Patriots Day, which, of course, means the Boston Marathon. Organizers expect some 30,000 runners from more than 100 countries to take to the 26.2 mile course from Hopkinton to Copley Square.

Monday also marks the sixth anniversary of the marathon bombings, which left three dead on Boylston Street, and injured more than 260 others. It's the first time since the bombing that a marathon will be run on the anniversary.

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Alex Ashlock, WBUR reporter. He tweets @aashlock.

This segment aired on April 11, 2019.

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