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Event Information: At the 5K

The B.A.A. 5K will be held on Boston Common on Saturday, April 19, 2014

Please note that for those if you that celebrate Easter it will be observed on April 20, 2014 and many volunteer shifts fall on either Easter Sunday or Good Friday

B.A.A. 5K - CLOTHING CHECK

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are needed on Boston Common to help with clothing check.
Meeting Location: Boston Common, Charles St.
Captain: Ashley Spurlock
Expected Duration: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m

B.A.A. 5K - COURSE OPERATIONS

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are needed to help keep order at various key intersections and street crossings.
Meeting Location: Arlington St. and Commonwealth Ave.
Captain: John Sheehy
Expected Duration: 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

B.A.A. 5K - FOOD/BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTION

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are needed on Boston Common to help with set-up and distribution of food and beverage concessions.
Meeting Location: Boston Common. Charles St.
Captain: Sean Ryan
Expected Duration: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

 

B.A.A. 5K - MARSHAL

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are needed on Boston Common to help with credential verification.
Meeting Location: Boston Common, Charles St.
Captain: Brian Rettman
Expected Duration: 6:30a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 

B.A.A. 5K - START AREA 

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are needed on Boston Common to help with clothing check.
Meeting Location: Boston Common, Charles St.
Captain: Andy Deschenes
Expected Duration: 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

 

B.A.A. 5K - SHIRT DISTRIBUTION

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are needed on Boston Common to help with set-up and distribution of participant shirts.
Meeting Location: Boston Common, Charles St.
Captain: Tom Donovan
Expected Duration: 5:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

 

B.A.A. 5K - WATER STATION 1

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Volunteers are need to pass out water at this Park Street location.
Meeting Location: Corner of Berkeley St. and Commonwealth Ave.
Captain: Matt Carpenter
Expected Duration: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

 

B.A.A. 5K - WATER STATION 2

Saturday, April 20, 2014
Volunteers are needed to pass out water at this Commonwealth Ave location.
Meeting Location: Copley Square
Captain: Matthew Carpenter
Expected Duration: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.





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.