The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events.
The third annual B.A.A. 10K takes place on June 23, 2013. The 6.2 mile-race starts and finishes on Charles Street near Boston Public Garden in Boston’s Back Bay.
A portion of the Half Marathon's entry fees has been directed towards the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, a non-profit organization working to restore, preserve, maintain and promote this historic park system.
The 3.1-mile course is a fun prelude to the annual Boston Marathon, held on the Sunday of Marathon weekend. The race is a scenic tour though Boston's Back Bay and Beacon Hill neighborhoods, finishing at the Boston Marathon finish line.
During the Invitational Mile Race middle school aged boys and girls will compete in a 1,000 meter race followed by a series of four one-mile races for professional men, professional women, scholastic boys, and scholastic girls.
The annual Mayor’s Cup Cross Country Races give local runners, especially road racers, perhaps their single cross-country racing opportunity of the year. Proceeds from the event are directed towards the improvement, preservation, and maintenance of the Franklin Park cross country courses.
1983 - Greg Meyer
in 1983 Greg Meyer won the Boston Marathon, and remains the last American to have won the men's open division.