Let us help you get from Hopkinton to Boston
Hosted by the B.A.A. and in cooperation with adidas and Marathon Sports, race officials, staff and experts will get you ready to run your best Boston Marathon.
Three clinics will be offered prior to the 2013 Boston Marathon, and both will be held at the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center (formerly the John Hancock Hotel and Conference Center). The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center is conveniently located in Boston's Back Bay at the corner of Stuart Street and Trinity Place across from the John Hancock Tower and adjacent to the MBTA's Back Bay Station.
Designed to help you train to run your best race, the clinics are free and open to officially registered athletes in the 2013 Boston Marathon and their guests.
Each clinic offers professional guidance on an array of topics. You may attend one or all three of these clinics.
Boston Marathon Training Clinic - March
Monday, March 25
Location: Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center (formerly John Hancock Conference Center)
Time: Registration and reception beginning at 5:30 p.m.; presentation at 6:15 p.m. and lasting one hour.
Topic: PREPARING FOR RACE DAY (presentation begins at 6:15 p.m.)
- Tapering for the race
- Final countdown to Patriots' Day
- Race day logistics
- Course preview
Special guest Bill Rodgers will be at the clinic to inspire, motivate and encourage those registered for the Boston Marathon. Meet the four-time Boston Marathon champion and running legend who calls Boston home. If you have never heard Bill Rodgers give a clinic, then come listen to why he is regarded as one of our sport's best ambassadors.
Bill's unique style and ability to relate to performance runners and first-timers alike make Bill a crowd favorite. Come meet him in person!
Come see the latest innovation in running technology. adidas representatives will show off the Energy Boost to this special audience. To find out more about why there is so much excitement about this product, click the button below:
Arrive early - between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - to be among the very first in the world to try Boost!
adidas Gift Card Giveaway
To help you through your 2013 Boston Marathon training, adidas and Marathon Sports will be providing all clinic attendees with a $10 adidas gift card to be used at any Marathon Sports location between now and Marathon Monday (Monday, April 15, 2013!).
Boston Marathon Training Clinic - February
Monday, February 25, 6:15 p.m.
Topic: TRAINING CHECK-IN
- Adding races to your schedule
- When NOT to train
- Tips on where and when to train in adverse weather
- Preparing for the final long run of your training
#Boost your run!
Come see the latest innovation in running technology. adidas representatives will preview the Energy Boost to this special audience. To find out more about why there is so much excitement about this launch, click the button below:
Boston Marathon Training Clinic - January
Monday, January 28, 6:15 p.m.
Topic: TRAINING PROGRAM INTRODUCTION
- Training plan check-In - See how your training plan is going.
- Introducing flexibility into your training - Learn to adjust your training program due to schedule change, injury, or weather conditions.
- Question & answer - Open forum to ask our panel of experts about all things related to the Boston Marathon.
To help you through your 2013 Boston Marathon training, adidas and Marathon Sports will be providing all clinic attendees with a $10 adidas gift card to be used at any Marathon Sports location between Tuesday, January 29 and Marathon Monday (Monday, April 15, 2013!).
Show up early to register for our raffle giveaway!
Format For All Three Clinics:
5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Clinic registration and official Boston Marathon adidas apparel, including the new Qualifier Line, and a full line of adidas footwear. Marathon Sports will be present to assist with your selection of footwear and apparel, if necessary. Interact with B.A.A. and adidas staff, officials and experts before the clinic begins.
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Presentation – each clinic concentrates on various topics and will feature experts in their field.
7:15 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Get your individual questions answered by B.A.A. experts.
Boston Marathon merchandise shopping continues at Marathon Sports. (671 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116).
As part of your attendance, you will be eligible to receive raffle prizes which will be distributed at the conclusion of each clinic.
Parking is available at the Garage@100 Clarendon
All information above is subject to change