Bank of America
Boston Marathon Expo


The Bank of America Boston Marathon Expo will be open to participants, friends, and fans, and will feature an adidas store as well as Official Boston Marathon Sponsors and Licensees. The Expo is free and open to the public.


We’re pleased to share BIG sustainability news that we’ve partnered with Sneakers4Good for the 2024 Boston Marathon. What does that mean for you?  Bring your gently used running shoes to the expo and help create opportunities while saving the planet. Your used running shoes will be given a second life in underdeveloped countries and the money we raise by collecting sneakers will benefit B.A.A. Gives Back


The 128th Bank of America Boston Marathon Expo will take place Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center at 900 Boylston St. in Boston. 

Friday, April 12:  11:00AM–6:00PM 
Saturday, April 13: 9:00AM–6:00PM 
Sunday, April 14: 9:00AM–6:00PM 

*Expo hours subject to change 


Friday, April 12
12:00 p.m. The Boston Marathon Course: Indigenous Running Trails and the Path to the Present

Featuring Larry Spotted Crow Mann (Nipmuc), Jordan Marie Daniel (Kul Wicasa Lakota), Verna Volker (Navajo), Craig Curley (Navajo); hosted by Suzanne Walmsley

The existence of running trails from Hopkinton to Boston precedes the Boston Marathon. Learn about these pathways and hear from the Indigenous runners who are traversing these paths as participants in the Boston Marathon, their running journeys and their purpose.

1:00 p.m. The Beer for the Finish! A Special tasting with Sam Adams Brew Team featuring Shelly Smith & Eryn Bottoms
2:00 p.m. Ali on the Run Live Podcast Featuring Ali Feller, Emma Bates, and Jenny Simpson
3:00 p.m. Women in the World of Running Featuring Mary Ngugi-Cooper, Sarah Dupre Healy, Mary Kate Shea, and Amanda Watters; Hosted by Lorna Campbell
4:00 p.m. 10 years with Meb Keflezighi Hosted by James "Jimmy" Hills
5:00 p.m. All Things Inclusivity Co-hosted by Lorna Campbell from the B.A.A. and James "Jimmy" Hills. Featuring panelists Thomas Eller, Kyle Robidoux & Taylor Slensinski, Danielle Bishop, Carla Simon & Melissa Sheldon 


Saturday, April 13

9:15 a.m.

A Runners Life Podcast: Chasing the Unicorn

Join Marcus Brown, Philip King and Robert Jackson live on stage as they discuss the significance of the Boston Marathon on their lives; diversity and representation in running and a chance to ask the hosts your questions! 

10:00 a.m. 

Aging Strong: Running Through Life’s Miles and Milestones

Featuring Joan Benoit Samuelson and Paulette Murphy; hosted by Tom Caron

12:00 p.m.

Boston Marathon Traditions and Lore

Hosted by Author Paul Clerici

1:00 p.m.

Inspiring the Next 40 Years of Fitness Excellence

Featuring: Joan Benoit Samuelson, running legend and Boston Champion; Dr. Beth McQuiston, neuroscientist, licensed physician, registered dietician, and Abbott medical director; Cyndi Gonzalez, Executive Director, Girls on the Run Boston; Moderated by Reilly Dillon, marathoner, and Abbott content specialist

2:00 p.m. 50-Plus Years of Running The Boston Marathon Hosted by Dave McGillivray
3:00 p.m. Meet U.S. Pros Featuring Emma Bates, Sara Hall, Elkanah Kibet, and Matt McDonald; Hosted by Carrie Tollefson
4:00 p.m. Meet The Champions Featuring Evans Chebet, Edna Kiplagat, Des Linden, Hellen Obiri, and Caroline Rotich; Hosted by Carrie Tollefson and John Anderson
5:00 p.m. New U.S. Olympians Panel Featuring Dakotah Lindwurm, Connor Mantz, and Clayton Young; Hosted by John Anderson


Sunday, April 14
9:15 a.m. Java with Jimmy: Running Towards Equity Hosted by James "Jimmy" Hills, a podcast recording that explores the intersection of running, wellness, and societal change
10:00 a.m. Lessons From Legends: What Can We Learn From the Greatest Marathon in Olympic History Hosted by Author Stephen Lane
11:00 a.m. Para Pros Panel Featuring Liz Willis, Marko Cheseto, Thomas Cantara, and Kelly Bruno; Hosted by Joe LeMar
12:00 p.m. Boston Marathon Legends Panel Featuring Amby Burfoot, Bill Rodgers, Greg Meyer, and Neil Cusack; Hosted by Barbara Huebner
1:00 p.m. Wheelchair Champions Panel Featuring Marcel Hug, Susannah Scaroni, Manuela Schär and Daniel Romanchuk; Hosted by Amanda McGrory
2:00 p.m. Making a Statement: Breaking Barriers in Women's Running Featuring Kelly Bruno, Alisa Harvey, Briana Boehmer; Hosted by Cherie Turner of Women's Running Stories podcast, Lisa Levin, and Julie Sapper of Run Farther & Faster podcast
3:00 p.m. Celebrating Ted Corbitt and Early Black Running History at the Boston Marathon Presented by Gary Corbitt with an introduction by Roger Robinson Ted Corbitt is known as the ‘Father of Modern Distance Running’. He is also the father of Gary Corbitt. Join Gary as he shares Ted Corbitt’s history at the Boston Marathon and the work that he did to modernize the sport.
4:00 p.m. Rebels, Bandits, Chain smoking, Lawsuits and Olympic Gold! Women who blazed the running trail, setting the marathon world on fire. Panelists: Bobbi Gibb, Patti Dillon, Jacqueline Hansen, Marilyn Bevans & Annie Rodenfels Co-Hosted by Peggy Kaplan & Suzanne Walmsley

Sponsor Pavilion:
Marathon Marketplace
  • Air Force Special Warfare
  • Alleviate LLC
  • Allies Of Health And Beauty
  • American Lung Association
  • Author Meet and Greet - Brady Silverwood (Ran 3,311 Miles Across USA)
  • BeeCause Charms/ Haven Defense
  • Big Sur Marathon Foundation
  • California International Marathon (CIM)
  • Cayman Island Marathon
  • CBD Stat
  • Click Heaters
  • Clix Therapy
  • Core Power
  • CPR Booth
  • Dave McGillivray Finish Strong Foundation
  • Dive Navy
  • dnahairtools
  • Dream Recovery Fitness International Travel & The Great World Race
  • FlavaNaturals Performance Chocolate
  • Good Feet Store
  • Green Writers Press
  • Hairdistrikt
  • Harmon Care LLC
  • Herbs, Oil, and You
  • Hidow
  • Hyperice
  • iBungee Laces
  • IceeNOW
  • Isha Foundation
  • iTouch
  • Jamaica Tourist Board
  • Kenya Tourism Board
  • KT Tape
  • LeafFilter Gutter Protection
  • Massachusetts National Guard
  • Medsense Massagers
  • Mullucci Bracelets
  • Namirsa
  • Napa Valley Marathon
  • New York's Best Experiences
  • Purina Pro Plan
  • Race Day Rangers
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Road of Rainbows
  • ROLL Recovery
  • Runbuk
  • Salo Group
  • Shokz
  • SSI Athletics
  • Stryd Super Coffee
  • T-Mobile
  • Taspen's Organics
  • The Care Stop
  • The Healing Rose
  • Verizon
  • Wineglass Race Series
  • Yakult U.S.A. Inc.