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Boston Marathon returns after first-ever suspension during pandemic

The elite women break from the starting line of the 125th Boston Marathon. (Mary Schwalm/AP)
The elite women break from the starting line of the 125th Boston Marathon. (Mary Schwalm/AP)

After being suspended for the first time in its history because of the pandemic last year, the Boston Marathon returned to the streets on Monday.

Reporter Alex Ashlock tells us about the highs and lows.

Click here for WBUR’s full coverage of the marathon.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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