Dejen Gebremeskel Wins B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Return

Olympic silver medalist Dejen Gebremeskel added his name to the list of illustrious winners of the event, winning the B.A.A. Invitational Mile title in a swift 4:04.1.
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Seyaum Breaks Course Record in B.A.A. Invitational Mile

Seeking shelter from both a headwind and her own inexperience, Dawit Seyaum ran the first loop of the B.A.A. Invitational Mile tucked in behind Morgan Uceny.
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2015 B.A.A. Invitational Mile Results

Dejen Gebremeskel and Dawit Seyaum win elite titles at B.A.A. Invitational Miles.
Invitational Mile Course Map

A three lap, USATF-certified course begins and ends at the Boston Marathon finish line.
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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.