Registration for 2012 Summer Races Now Available

11 MAY 2012
Registration for 2012 Summer Races Now Available
Register for the B.A.A. 10k on Sunday, June 24, 2012

Register for this competitive 10k along Boston’s Commonwealth Avenue Mall, with a start and finish location at Boston Common. The race will begin at 8:00 AM on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Registration for the B.A.A. 10k is still open. For additional information and to register, go to http://www.baa.org/races/10k.aspx .


Summer Racing Schedule

Summer racing opportunities for B.A.A. Running Club members have been posted on the website. Any club member wishing to participate in these club-sponsored races, please go to the 'Event' section of the members' website for race information and registration instructions. The 2012 summer races are:

Saturday, May 19th, Bedford Rotary 12k, Bedford, NH

Sunday, June 10th, Newton 10k, Newton, MA

Thursday, July 19th, Jim Kane Sugar Bowl 5k, South Boston, MA

Thursday, July 26th, Marathon Sports 5 Mile, Weston, MA

Saturday, July 28 Carver Cranberry 5 Mile, Carver, MA

B.A.A. Moment 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.