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Participant Information: Training Clinics

Train for the Half Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association is proud to offer the B.A.A. Half Marathon Race Weekend Clinic on Friday, October 11, at 6:00 p.m. ET. The clinic will be held at the Sheraton Boston at 39 Dalton Street in Boston. This event is free and open to all registered B.A.A. Half Marathon entrants and their guests. The B.A.A.’s experts will discuss race day tips, a course preview, and tips for your final preparations to run your best race. A question and answer session will address concerns and all aspects of the event.

NEWS FLASH:  Top contenders Lelisa Desisa (2013 Boston Marathon champion), Gebre Gebremariam (New York City Marathon champion), and Kim Smith (2012 B.A.A. Distance Medley champion) will make a guest appearance.

Clinic Two - Final Race Preparations and Course Preview
Friday, October 11
Sheraton Boston
39 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02199
Independence Room

  • Both clinics will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Each clinic will last approximately 45-minutes
  • A question and answer session with clinic personnel and speakers will be available from 6:45 to 7:00 p.m.

Though not required, for our planning purposes, please let us know if you plan to join the clinic by clicking the button below to email train@baa.org, and letting us know the name of the person(s) that will be attending:

RSVP For Clinic Here

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PREVIOUS CLINIC:

Clinic One - Introduction to the 9-week training program to get you ready for the 13th Annual B.A.A. Half Marathon
Monday, August 12
Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center
40 Trinity Place, Boston MA 02116
www.bostoncommonhotel.com

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.