B.A.A. 10K Sponsors

Contact Info:
T.K. Skenderian (Marketing & Sponsorship Manager)
Boston Athletic Association
185 Dartmouth Street, 6th Floor
Boston MA 02116
phone:617-778-1632
e-mail:tk@baa.org

Official Sponsors & Contributors of the B.A.A. 10K

adidas is excited to begin its 27th year as the Official and Exclusive Footwear and Apparel Supplier of the Boston Marathon. In 2015, adidas continues its commitment to the marathon by playing a key role not only in the race, but in all Boston Athletic Association programs.

Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water is proud to be the Official Bottled Water of the B.A.A. 10K. Having supported various running events from 5Ks to marathons for the past 30 years, Poland Spring knows the importance of keeping runners hydrated. True natural goodness begins at the source, because when you start better, you finish better.
The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), provides sports performance innovations designed to meet the needs of athletes at all competitive levels and across a broad range of sports. Gatorade Thirst Quencher® is backed by more than 40 years of research and is scientifically formulated and athletically proven to quench thirst, replace fluids and electrolytes, and provide carbohydrate energy to enhance athletic performance.
PowerBar, creator and leader of the energy bar category, is proud to be the Official Energy Bar and Energy Gel Sponsor of the B.A.A. 10K. The perfect tools for a runner, both the Performance bar and PowerBar Gel feature a state-of-the-art-science carbohydrate blend.
B.Good is proud to be an official sponsor of the B.A.A. 10K and B.A.A. Half Marathon! After you finish the race, look for our all-natural sliders and homemade veggie burger sliders in the post-race food area. You can't complete the 10K or the Half Marathon without dedication and persistence to a training program. It's with a similar level of dedication and persistence that we provide all-natural, local, and high-quality food at all of our restaurants. See you after the race!

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Long's Jewelers Official Award Provider
100 Clarendon Street Garage Recommended Parking Facility
MarathonFoto.com Official Photographer
Ocean Spray Finish Line Food Provider
Costa Fruit Finish Line Food Provider

All of the above information is subject to change

B.A.A. Moment 8

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.