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Participant Information: Training Clinics

Train for the Half Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association is proud to offer 2014 B.A.A. Half Marathon Training Clinics on the following dates:

Monday, August 11 at 6:00 p.m. ET
Monday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. ET
Friday, October 10 at 6:00 p.m. ET

The third and final clinic (Pre-Race Clinic) will be held at the Sheraton Boston Hotel (39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA). 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 follow the clinic.  

Clinic Three - Race Preparation & Course Review
Friday, October 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Sheraton Boston
Independence Ballroom (2nd Floor)
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199
www.sheratonbostonhotel.com

RSVP For Clinic Here

 

CLINIC ONE & TWO RECAPS

To view the video recaps from the first two clinics, click either of the images below:

CLINIC ONE RECAPCLINIC TWO RECAP

 

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

B.A.A. Moment 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race. The course was lengthened to 26 miles, 385 yards to conform to the Olympic standard, and the starting line was moved west from Ashland to Hopkinton. Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.