Presented By:John Hancock Logo

Participant Information: Boston Marathon Clinics

Let us help you get from Hopkinton to Boston

Hosted by the B.A.A. and in cooperation with adidas, race officials, staff and experts will get you ready to run your best Boston Marathon.

Three clinics will be offered prior to the 2014 Boston Marathon, and they 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 2014 Boston Marathon and their guests. See from the clinics below:

CLINIC #3 VIDEO

To follow along with Clinic #3's presentation, please view/download the following files:

Powerpoint Presentation

Tapering, Runner Check list, and Course Review notes

PART 1 PART 2

CLINIC #2 VIDEO

PART 1 PART 2

CLINIC #1 VIDEO

PART 1 PART 2
PART 3 PART 4

CLINIC DATES

JANUARYFEBRUARYMARCH
Monday, January 27, 6:00 p.m. Monday, February 24, 6:00 p.m Monday, March 24, 6:00 p.m

Location
Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center
(formerly John Hancock Conference Center)
40 Trinity Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA
02116
(617) 933-7700

Main Topic
TRAINING PROGRAM

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.

Location
Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center
(formerly John Hancock Conference Center)
40 Trinity Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA
02116
(617) 933-7700

Main Topic
TRAINING CHECK-IN

Adding races to your schedule

When NOT to train

Preparing for long runs

Nutrition Advise

Question & answer - Open forum to ask our panel of experts about all things related to the Boston Marathon.

Location
Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center
(formerly John Hancock Conference Center)
40 Trinity Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA
02116
(617) 933-7700

Main Topic
RACE DAY PREPARATION

Tapering for the race

Final countdown to Patriots' Day

Race day logistics

Course preview

Question & answer - Open forum to ask our panel of experts about all things related to the Boston Marathon.

break

CLINIC FORMAT

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Clinic registration and official Boston Marathon adidas apparel. Interact with B.A.A. and adidas staff, officials and experts before the clinic begins.

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Presentation – each clinic concentrates on various topics and will feature experts in their field.

7:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Get your individual questions answered by B.A.A. experts.

PARKING AND DIRECTIONS

For driving directions to the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center, click here

Parking is available at Garage At 100 Clarendon

The MBTA stop is Back Bay Station or Copley Station

All information above is subject to change

B.A.A. Moment 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

In 1966, Bobbi Gibb was the first female to run the Boston Marathon.