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Live Coverage Of The 118th Running Of The Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 118th Boston Marathon, Monday, April 21, 2014, in Boston. (AP)

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 118th Boston Marathon, Monday, April 21, 2014, in Boston. (AP)

We check in on the Boston Marathon and hear from WBUR reporters across the region. You can see WBUR’s real time map of the race here.

Guests

Alex Ashlock, Here & Now producer and WBUR reporter. He tweets at @aashlock.

Bruce Gellerman, WBUR reporter. He tweets at @AudioBruce.

Alicia Shambo, former Navy medic and Boston Athletic Association volunteer.

David Willey, vice president and editor-in-chief of Runner’s World. See tweets at @runnersworld.

David Abel, Boston Globe reporter and marathon runner. He tweets at @davabel.

David McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon. Check out our longer interview with him. He tweets at @DMSE.

More

WBUR: At The Finish Line, Boston Reclaims The Marathon

  • “Thousands of spectators gathered on Boylston Street, the site of last year’s deadly bombings, to cheer on more than 35,000 runners — including Meb Keflezighi, the first American man to win the race since 1983, and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya, who set a course record in winning her third Boston Marathon.”

CommonHealth: Heat Takes Marathoners By Surprise

  • “It was hotter than expected on Marathon Monday, and there may have been more charity or first-time runners than usual. Both these things could help explain why almost 4,000 runners and a few spectators walked or were wheeled into a medical tent along the course.

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