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29 FEB 2016

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a multiple-year sponsorship agreement with Washington-based Rainier Fruit Company, making Rainier Apples the official and exclusive apples of the Boston Marathon.

28 FEB 2016

Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) and Mary Keitany (KEN) are the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series IX champions, it was announced today by Tim Hadzima, general manager of the Abbott World Marathon Majors and the six leaders of the world’s top marathons, following the Tokyo Marathon 2016, the final race of the Series.

25 JAN 2016

The media credential application process for the 120th Boston Marathon is scheduled to open on Wednesday, February 3 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

19 JAN 2016

Registration for the 2016 B.A.A. Distance Medley begins today, Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. ET, allowing for early entry into the three-race series. In its fifth year, the B.A.A. Distance Medley is comprised of April’s B.A.A. 5K, June’s B.A.A. 10K, and October’s B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

14 JAN 2016
Today the New England Acura Dealers Association (NEADA) announced their participation as the official automotive sponsor of the 2016 Boston Marathon, B.A.A. Half-Marathon, and B.A.A. 5K at the 2016 New England International Auto Show. Leading up to the marathon, and throughout the year, NEADA will support the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) for this year’s race through advertising and community outreach.
13 JAN 2016

In its 31st year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 120th running of the Boston Marathon on April 18.

18 DEC 2015

Registration for the 2016 B.A.A. Distance Medley will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, allowing for early entry into the three-race series. In its fifth year, the B.A.A. Distance Medley is comprised of April’s B.A.A. 5K, June’s B.A.A. 10K, and October’s B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

16 DEC 2015

John Hancock Financial today announced the return of 2015 Boston Marathon champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Caroline Rotich of Kenya for the 120th running of the race on April 18, 2016.

15 NOV 2015

We, at the Resiliency Center are truly saddened by the occurrence of events in Paris last night, and stand in solidarity with all the people tragically impacted. We are thinking of you and offer our support if you are experiencing distress as a result. Such events have the potential to trigger flashbacks and emotional distress.

25 OCT 2015

Using strong surges in the final mile, Oregon's Trevor Dunbar and Boston's own Liz Costello claimed titles here at the 25th Boston Mayor's Cup Cross Country meet, held at iconic Franklin Park. The meet, organized by the B.A.A. and USATF New England with support from adidas and with cooperation from Boston Parks & Recreation, took place on a chilly, damp, and windy morning - making for a true cross country event.

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