2013 Boston Marathon Media Credential Applications

Contact Info:
Marc Davis (Communications Manager)
Boston Athletic Association
185 Dartmouth Street, 6th Floor
Boston MA 02116
phone:617-778-1633
fax:617-236-4505
e-mail:media@baa.org
01 FEB 2013
Request your media credential for the April event

The Boston Athletic Association and principal sponsor John Hancock Financial Services invites the media to cover the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013. The media application process for the 2013 Boston Marathon is now open. Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2013.

Please log in to the Press Media Area using either your unique username and password, or the username and password that was emailed to you as a media member.

Media members with questions about media credentials, access to the Press Media Area, and access to the Boston Marathon should contact Chris Conley at the B.A.A. Phone: 617-778-1629.

B.A.A. Moment 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race. The course was lengthened to 26 miles, 385 yards to conform to the Olympic standard, and the starting line was moved west from Ashland to Hopkinton. Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.