Training Programs

Getting you prepared for race day

The B.A.A. offers a series of training programs for experienced and novice runners. Whether you are preparing for the B.A.A. 10K in June, the B.A.A. Half Marathon in October, or the big day in April, the programs below can help you to be more ready for race day.

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B.A.A. Moment 4

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).