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15 FEB 2018

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced a commemorative military relay will be included in the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018. A team of sixteen active and retired military personnel -- representing five branches of the military and the eight cities and towns of the Marathon course -- will pass a baton along the race route in recognition of the B.A.A.’s Year of Service.

08 FEB 2018

Eight Boston Marathon champions, including reigning winners Marcel Hug and Manuela Schar of Switzerland, will compete in the push rim wheelchair division of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16. More than 50 athletes will be part of the wheelchair division, which starts in Hopkinton before the open race featuring 30,000 runners.

05 FEB 2018

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Ricardo Santos will become the next coach of its High Performance Running Team, effective March 15. Santos most recently served as Director of the Iona College (New Rochelle, New York) Cross Country and Track and Field Programs.

11 JAN 2018

In its 33rd year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock today announced the elite field for the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16. A complete field list follows.

11 DEC 2017

John Hancock today announced its strongest U.S. Elite Team since its principal sponsorship began in 1986. The team, recruited to compete against an accomplished international field, will challenge for the coveted olive wreath on Patriots’ Day, April 16, 2018.

09 DEC 2017

B.A.A. High Performance team member Sarah Pagano won the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships earlier today in Lexington, Kentucky, earning the first individual national title of her career. Covering the six-kilometer course in 19:40, Pagano led the B.A.A. to second place finish in the Women’s open team competition with 60 points.

08 DEC 2017

Today, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced its campaign for the 2018 Boston Marathon, the “Year of Service”.  The Year of Service will celebrate the altruism that bonds country, mission, and community leading up to the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16.

06 DEC 2017

John Hancock today announced the return of 2017 Boston Marathon champions Edna Kiplagat and Geoffrey Kirui for the 122nd running of the race on April 16, 2018. The 2018 Boston Marathon marks the 33rd year of John Hancock’s landmark sponsorship of the legendary race.

23 OCT 2017

Molly Seidel and Ryan Mahalsky ran their way to victories at the Boston Mayor’s Cup Cross Country Meet on Sunday, October 22, earning dominant wins on a picture-perfect day for racing. Hosted by the B.A.A. and USATF New England with support from Boston Parks & Recreation and adidas, the Mayor’s Cup Cross Country meet brought together runners of all ages.

20 OCT 2017

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Dr. Michael P. O’Leary has been elected B.A.A. President by the B.A.A. Board of Governors. O’Leary succeeds Joann Flaminio, the first female President in B.A.A. history, whose term ended this year after serving in the position since 2011.

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