The Boston Athletic Association announced it will offer a virtual Boston Marathon, which will be open to everyone 18 or older in celebration of the 125th Boston Marathon this fall. Held in addition to the in-person Boston Marathon, the virtual race will be open to the first 70,000 registrants.
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The group will establish a framework to advise the B.A.A. on when, and how, the Boston Marathon and other large, in-person B.A.A. road races can be held safely again. The group’s findings will inform the 2021 Boston Marathon registration timeline.
Our mission for over 130 years has been to promote health and fitness through running, and we believe that everyone—no matter their race, gender, or background—should be able to advance their well-being safely & without fear or discrimination of any kind.
The B.A.A. has added Anna Rohrer, an eight-time All-American at Notre Dame, and Jonas Hampton, the eighth place finisher at February’s U.S. Olympic Trials – Men’s Marathon, to the B.A.A. High Performance Team.