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Boston Athletic Association
185 Dartmouth Street, 6th Floor
Boston MA 02116
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11 APR 2017

I have come to understand that I have caused certain athletes with disabilities and their families to feel disrespected. I am deeply sorry that any comments I have made in the past have been hurtful to anyone. I also take full responsibility for not being properly responsive to issues raised by the athletes and their representatives. I want to improve on that right now.

04 APR 2017

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an elite field of world class competitors for the 2017 B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A. Invitational Mile, to be held on Saturday, April 15, two days prior to the 2017 Boston Marathon®. Rhode Island’s Molly Huddle and New Hampshire’s Ben True will return to Boston each aiming to earn their fourth B.A.A. 5K titles.

23 MAR 2017

The 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, and surrounding Marathon-related events including the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo and the B.A.A. 5K, will bring an estimated $192.2 million (USD) in spending impact to the Greater Boston region, according to Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) President and CEO Patrick Moscaritolo. Held annually on Patriots’ Day, the Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest consecutively run marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has managed and organized the Boston Marathon since the event’s inception in 1897.

14 MAR 2017

Equinox and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a multiple-year sponsorship agreement, connecting the high performance lifestyle leader to the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon. Together, Equinox and the Boston Marathon will further their parallel missions of promoting healthy lifestyles through athletics.

10 MAR 2017

The Boston Athletic Association has issued its Schedule of Events for official participants in the 2017 Boston Marathon.

08 MAR 2017

On Sunday, March 12, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) will host the inaugural Boston Marathon Youth Running Jamboree at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center, providing an opportunity for youth athletes to experience the joys of track and field. The Boston Marathon Youth Running Jamboree is a free, fun-filled event for children pre-K through grade 8. Guiding the next generation of runners at the event will be world-class athletes and coaches, as well as mascots from the area's top teams.

04 FEB 2017

"BOSTON,  An American Running Story", the first-ever documentary about the Boston Marathon, will be shown in more than 450 movie theaters across the U.S. on April 19 only, at 7:30 p.m. local time, two days after the iconic event finishes in Boston for the 121st consecutive year. Directed and produced by award-winning filmmaker/marathoner Jon Dunham and produced by Academy Award®-nominee Megan Williams, BOSTON chronicles the world’s greatest marathon from its early years in the 1890s through 2014 and features rarely-seen imagery, interviews with those who’ve played key roles in race history, and brings viewers through the preparations for the 2014 event.

02 FEB 2017

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a multiple-year sponsorship agreement, making the Houston-based oil refining and marketing company the official fuel sponsor of the Boston Marathon.

02 FEB 2017

With Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons fast approaching, the Boston Athletic Association and Atlanta Track Club have agreed to a friendly agreement based on the outcome of the big game. Depending on the winner of Super Bowl LI, members of the B.A.A. or Atlanta Track Club will have to pose with the winning team’s jersey on a run around their city and post the photo on social media.

31 JAN 2017

Seven Boston Marathon champions, including defending champions Marcel Hug of Switzerland and Tatyana McFadden of the United States, will compete in the push rim wheelchair division of the 121st Boston Marathon, to be held on Monday, April 17. Nearly 60 athletes will compete in the push rim wheelchair division, which starts in Hopkinton before the open race featuring 30,000 runners. The push rim wheelchair men will begin at 9:17 a.m., followed by the women at 9:19 a.m.

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