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07 DEC 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Boston Marathon adidas RunBase

Hosted by the B.A.A. and in cooperation with our sponsors, race officials, staff, and experts, these clinics will get you ready to run your best Boston Marathon. The clinics are free and open to officially registered athletes in the 2016 Boston Marathon and their guests (space is limited). Each clinic will be held at theĀ Boston Marathon adidas RunBase (855 Boylston Street, Boston, MA).

B.A.A. Moment 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race. The course was lengthened to 26 miles, 385 yards to conform to the Olympic standard, and the starting line was moved west from Ashland to Hopkinton. Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.