Commitment to racial justice

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), our Board of Governors, staff, team members, and volunteers stand steadfast with the Black community against racism and social injustice.

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 and without fear or discrimination of any kind. We cannot work towards health and wellness without recognizing disparities that continue to impact the Black community at a disproportionate rate.

As such, the B.A.A. is

We know there is more we can do. We will continue to listen. We will continue to learn.