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Marathon Weekend: Saturday Events

Marathon Weekend: Saturday, April 19, 2014
19Apr2014
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Boston Common, Boston, MA

The 6th annual B.A.A. 5K will be relocated from Copley Square Park to Boston Common, and moved from the traditional Sunday before the Boston Marathon, to the Saturday before the 2014 Boston Marathon.

19Apr2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: John B. Hynes Convention Center

John B. Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
(617) 954-2000

Saturday, April 19, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

19Apr2014
Time: 11:45 AM
Location: Copley Square, Boston, MA

The 6th annual B.A.A. Invitational Mile features some of the top professional and scholastic milers. The high-school athletes represent the eight host cities and towns of the Boston Marathon.

19Apr2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Copley Square, Boston, MA

More than 20 middle schools from around Greater Boston will convene for the 18th consecutive year for the B.A.A. Relay Challenge.

B.A.A. Moment 5

1977 - Bob Hall Becomes the First Person to Complete the Race in a Wheelchair

Shown here in 1977, Bob Hall pioneered the division when he became the first person to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975, making good on his promise to finish in under three hours.