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Boston Athletic Association
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Boston MA 02116
e-mail:tk@baa.org

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13 APR 2012

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), in anticipation of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2012, today announced several notes and facts surrounding this year’s race.

12 APR 2012

BOSTON - Since 2002, the B.A.A. and the City of Boston have presented the Patriots’ Award at the official opening ceremony kicking off Boston Marathon weekend: “Cheers to the Boston Marathon.”  On Thursday evening at The Hampshire House, recently retired Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield will receive the 2012 honor.

11 APR 2012
John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 30 international marathon runners to the media on Friday, April 13th at 10 AM at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. All credentialed media will have the opportunity to interview elite athletes during the event. The 116th running of the race is set for Monday, April 16, 2012.
11 APR 2012

The 116th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2012 will bring $137.5 million  in spending impact to the Greater Boston region, according to Greater Boston Convention & Visitor Bureau (GBCVB) President and CEO, Patrick Moscaritolo.

11 APR 2012

The Boston Athletic Association, host of the world’s oldest annual marathon with stringent qualification requirements, announces its partnership with Pro-Form® the number one brand of treadmills and other fitness equipment, to introduce Pro-Form® the official Boston Marathon treadmill.

10 APR 2012

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that several former champions of the Boston Marathon will be returning to Boston and participating in the events surrounding the 116th running of the world’s oldest annual marathon on April 16, 2012.

06 APR 2012

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that some of the fastest middle-distance runners in the world will be taking part in the fourth annual B.A.A. 5K and Invitational Mile races on Sunday, April 15, 2012, one day prior to Monday’s Boston Marathon.

05 APR 2012

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), in partnership with the American Red Cross (ARC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), will offer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) demonstration classes during Marathon Weekend at the 35th Annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo at the Seaport World Trade Center in South Boston.

05 APR 2012

Experience the excitement of the Boston Marathon® throughout the week leading up to the main event. Starting with a Museum-wide kickoff event on Saturday, April 7, explore the science behind long-distance endurance with interpretations throughout the Museum, hands-on activities, and special guest presentations.

13 MAR 2012
After years of working for the health and safety of Boston Marathoners, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and the American Red Cross have put their relationship in writing.
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