B.A.A. Half Marathon Registration to Open on Wednesday July 18, 2012

10 JUL 2012
B.A.A. Half Marathon Registration to Open on Wednesday July 18, 2012
Online registration will open on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET Club members wishing to compete must register for this event on their own. Field size is limited to 7,000 entrants.

Race details are as follows:
Sunday, October 7, 2012
8:30 a.m.
Starts and Finishes in Franklin Park
Entry fee: $65.00

Visit the event website for race entry and information.

Contact Suzanne Walmsley with any questions.
B.A.A. Moment 6

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules. Pictured (left to right) above are seven of the eight women who participanted in the first official women's field of the Boston Marathon - Nina Kusciak, Katherine Switzer, Elaine Pederson, Ginny Collins, Pat Barrett, Frances Morrison, Sara Mae Berman (not pictured - Valerie Rogosheske).