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02 APR 2018

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced a new component to its Year of Service campaign for the 2018 Boston Marathon, entitled #PassTheBaton. In celebrating the altruism that bonds sport, country, and community, the #PassTheBaton campaign will showcase acts of service both near and far. As a nod to the batons that were passed along during the 1918 Military Relay, the B.A.A. encourages its audiences to recognize acts of service, and “pass the baton” on to others to do the same.

28 MAR 2018

Uber and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced the beginning of a multiple-year sponsorship agreement, making the rideshare company the official ride of the Boston Marathon.

26 FEB 2018

INFINITI and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a multi-year sponsorship agreement, naming INFINITI as the official automaker of the B.A.A.’s four premier running events – the Boston Marathon, B.A.A. 5K, B.A.A. 10K, and B.A.A. Half Marathon.

22 FEB 2018

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the 2018 Boston Marathon, has issued its schedule of events for the 122nd Boston Marathon, to be run on Monday, April 16, 2018.

15 FEB 2018

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced a commemorative military relay will be included in the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018. A team of sixteen active and retired military personnel -- representing five branches of the military and the eight cities and towns of the Marathon course -- will pass a baton along the race route in recognition of the B.A.A.’s Year of Service.

08 FEB 2018

Eight Boston Marathon champions, including reigning winners Marcel Hug and Manuela Schar of Switzerland, will compete in the push rim wheelchair division of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16. More than 50 athletes will be part of the wheelchair division, which starts in Hopkinton before the open race featuring 30,000 runners.

05 FEB 2018

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Ricardo Santos will become the next coach of its High Performance Running Team, effective March 15. Santos most recently served as Director of the Iona College (New Rochelle, New York) Cross Country and Track and Field Programs.

11 JAN 2018

In its 33rd year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock today announced the elite field for the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16. A complete field list follows.

11 DEC 2017

John Hancock today announced its strongest U.S. Elite Team since its principal sponsorship began in 1986. The team, recruited to compete against an accomplished international field, will challenge for the coveted olive wreath on Patriots’ Day, April 16, 2018.

09 DEC 2017

B.A.A. High Performance team member Sarah Pagano won the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships earlier today in Lexington, Kentucky, earning the first individual national title of her career. Covering the six-kilometer course in 19:40, Pagano led the B.A.A. to second place finish in the Women’s open team competition with 60 points.

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