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Participant Information: AT&T Athlete Alert Program

AT&T Athlete Alert Returns to Boston!

AT&T and the Boston Athletic Association are proud to bring back the AT&T Athlete Alert for the 2014 B.A.A. Half Marathon. Whether you want updates on top runners leading this year's race, or want to track the progress of your friends and family as they make their way along Boston's Emerald Necklace, the AT&T Athlete Alert is the easiest way for you to follow the action from the course.

Please note that you will need an athlete’s bib number to register. To look up a bib number, click the button below:

SEARCH ENTRY LIST - click here

TEXT - Simply text the word RUNNER to 95730 using your U.S. mobile phone. You will then receive an sms text response with instructions on how to submit a runner’s bib number.

EMAIL - Continue below to the registration page for the AT&T Athlete Alert. Sign-up using your mobile phone number for SMS text message updates, or by entering an email address for email updates.

For more information, and to sign up for the AT&T Alert, click below:

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B.A.A. Moment 6

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. Pictured (left to right) above are seven of the eight women who participanted in the first official women's field of the Boston Marathon - Nina Kusciak, Katherine Switzer, Elaine Pederson, Ginny Collins, Pat Barrett, Frances Morrison, Sara Mae Berman (not pictured - Valerie Rogosheske).