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07 SEP 2012
The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) issued a reminder today that registration for the 2013 Boston Marathon will open at 10:00 a.m. ET on Monday, September 10, 2012. This registration process, also utilized in 2011, will allow the fastest qualifiers to register first. The registration period will continue until Friday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m. ET, or until the field size is reached. Race registration will be held entirely online at www.baa.org.
06 SEP 2012

WBZ-TV and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) are pleased to announce that they have renewed their exclusive Boston Marathon partnership for four years through the 120th running of the Boston Marathon in 2016. As the exclusive, local broadcaster of the Boston Marathon, WBZ-TV is the only station to have aired 30-years of complete, live, local coverage of one of the region’s premiere sporting events.

15 AUG 2012

A little more than a year before he died, Peter Morrissey wrote a blog post called “Guidelines for Creating Your Personal Reputation as Someone Worth Knowing.”

13 AUG 2012

What an upset for Kenyan marathon running! After a disappointing showing of the Kenyan middle and long distance men on the track at the London Olympics the marathoners were  aiming to make up for the disappointment on the last day of the Games but failed.

06 AUG 2012

In a thrilling battle Kenya versus Ethiopia, it wasn’t until a mile to go, when Ethiopians Tiki Gelana took the lead and finished the women’s Olympic Marathon race in a new Olympic Record of 2:23:07 hrs. With this win she also scored her first WMM points. Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya came in second, clocking 2:23:12 hrs. With this silver medal Jeptoo is now in 4th place with 40 points in the WMM leaderboard.

03 AUG 2012

The B.A.A. mourns the loss of Peter Morrissey, who passed away August 3

02 AUG 2012

August 5th welcomes the Women’s Marathon to the 2012 London Olympic Games, and one week later on August 12th the Men’s Olympic Marathon will take place. Key points are at stake for the 2011-2012 Men’s and Women’s World Marathon Majors Series, and at the Series conclusion in November, the top marathoners in the WMM Series will each earn $500,000 based on their points’ total.

18 JUL 2012

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that registration for the 2012 B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, has closed after its 7,000 entrant field size limit was reached in one hour. The twelfth edition of New England’s premier half marathon is set for Sunday, October 7, 2012, and will be the final race in the inaugural B.A.A. Distance Medley.

17 JUL 2012

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) will open registration for the 2012 B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. ET on the event’s website, BAA.org. The twelfth edition of New England’s premier half marathon is set for Sunday, October 7, 2012, and will be the final race in the inaugural B.A.A. Distance Medley. The B.A.A. Half Marathon begins in Boston’s scenic Franklin Park at 8:30 a.m. on the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend.

25 JUN 2012

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that Guy L. Morse, III will retire from the organization at the end of this year after 28 years of service. He has served as the B.A.A.’s Race Director for the Boston Marathon (1985-2000), Executive Director (2000 - 2010) and Senior Director of External Affairs (2010 – present).

B.A.A. Moment 6

1983 - Greg Meyer

in 1983 Greg Meyer won the Boston Marathon, and remains the last American to have won the men's open division. 

Photo Credit: Fay Foto