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Boston Athletic Association
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Boston MA 02116
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08 MAR 2012

The Boston Athletic Association, best known as organizer of the Boston Marathon®, today announced that a special commemorative book to celebrate its 125th anniversary will be published in 2012.

29 FEB 2012

More than 100 John Hancock and Manulife employees have committed to run this year's Boston Marathon and raise money for non-profits through its Employee Training Program. They join more than 1,000 Company-sponsored non-profit runners as they seek to surpass the $5.3 million raised for 90 non-profits in 2011 through the John Hancock Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program.

23 FEB 2012

The Boston Beer Company, brewers of Samuel Adams® beers, announced today that it’s helping to celebrate one of Boston’s greatest traditions - The Boston Marathon.

09 FEB 2012

34 Elite Athletes From Around The World Invited For 116th Running On April 16 2012 Marks 27th Year Of John Hancock’s Landmark Sponsorship Of Boston Marathon And 150th Anniversary Of Founding Of Company

01 FEB 2012

The Super Bowl battle between the Patriots and the Giants will take to the streets with a “running” bet between the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon.

27 JAN 2012

B.A.A. Distance Medley registration going strong.

05 JAN 2012

Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel of Kenya set to defend their titles on April 16.

20 DEC 2011

The week-long B.A.A. Distance Medley registration window of January 25 – 31 is only available to runners who would like to sign up for all three events. Minimum age for the B.A.A. Distance Medley is 14-years old.  Runners interested in registering for only one or two of the three events must do so when registration opens for those individual races.

07 DEC 2011
Will Cloney and Jock Semple were longtime caretakers of the B.A.A.’s athletic and administrative efforts. In their honor, the B.A.A. and brothers Bill and Charlie Rodgers bestow awards upon worthy local recipients. The Cloney Award is presented to an individual who has promoted the running industry, especially locally. The Semple Award is presented annually to a local athlete who has made an impact within running, especially through performance.
06 NOV 2011
When Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai made a move around the 35K mark, taking a lead he would not relinquish, it appeared he was set up to earn the $500,000 WMM bonus since the only other man who could catch a first-place Geoffrey, Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai, was far enough back he seemingly was not a threat.
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