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28 SEP 2016

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today continued its notification to applicants of their acceptance into the 2017 Boston Marathon®. In preparation for the 2017 Boston Marathon, the B.A.A. implemented the same registration process for qualified runners as it used in the 2012 through 2016 Boston Marathons, allowing the fastest qualifiers to register first. The 121st Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017 and will mark the 32nd consecutive year that the event will have John Hancock Financial as its principal sponsor.

21 SEP 2016

Registration for the 2017 Boston Marathon has now closed. The registration process for the 2017 Boston Marathon began on September 12, and the maximum number of athletes who ran a qualifying performance and submitted their application for entry has now been reached.

18 SEP 2016

Registration for the 2017 Boston Marathon will re-open on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. ET and will continue through Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

08 SEP 2016

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and Kathrine Switzer today announced that the woman who made history by pinning on an official race bib and running in the 1967 Boston Marathon, at a time when the marathon was a male-only event, will run the 2017 Boston Marathon.

07 SEP 2016

Today, the Boston Athletic Association announced the 32 organizations selected for the 2017 Boston Marathon Official Charity Program in advance of the 121st running of the signature event. Six new organizations have joined the B.A.A.’s Official Charity Program for the 2017 Boston Marathon, to be run on Monday, April 17, 2017.

05 SEP 2016

Evening appearances of 4-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers, 3-time winner Sara Mae Berman, and 49-time consecutive runner Ben Beach will kick-off the first-ever Boston Marathon Opening Day on Monday, September 12 at Boston Marathon adidas RunBase which is located at 855 Boylston Street in Boston. The 121st Boston Marathon is on Monday, April 17, 2017. For the 32nd consecutive year, the race will be sponsored by John Hancock Financial.

17 AUG 2016
The Boston Athletic Association announced today registration procedures for the 2017 Boston Marathon regarding Athletes with Disabilities. The 121st Boston Marathon will be run on Monday, April 17, 2017, Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Following registration for qualified runners - which begins on Monday, September 12, 2016 - athletes with disabilities who meet designated qualifying standards will be able to register for the 2017 Boston Marathon. Registration for individuals who wish to participate in the 2017 Boston Marathon among the wheelchair division, visually-impaired division, and mobility impaired program (including Duo Teams) will open on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
14 JUL 2016

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that registration for the 16th B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, closed after its 9,000 entrant field size limit was reached. The B.A.A. Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, October 9, and will be the third and final race in the 2016 B.A.A. Distance Medley. Registration opened on Wednesday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m. ET, and closed at 5:00 p.m. ET, on Thursday, July 14.

07 JUL 2016

Registration for the 2017 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it has used in recent years, allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.

05 JUL 2016
The 16th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, will be held on Sunday, October 9, beginning and ending at Boston’s Franklin Park. The B.A.A. Half Marathon has showcased some of the world’s best runners, including Boston Marathon winners and World Championships gold medalists. This year, the race will feature a field size of 9,000 participants, with registration beginning on Wednesday, July 13, at www.baa.org.
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