Jan 22

John Hancock Announces 2020 Boston Marathon Elite Team

75 Elite Athletes, Including Olympians, Paralympians, World Champions, Olympic Medalists and Abbott World Marathon Majors Winners, from 17 Countries Invited for 124th Running on April 20

John Hancock and the Boston Athletic Association…

Dec 17

John Hancock and the Boston Athletic Association Announce Return of 16 Champions for 2020 Boston Marathon

  • Lawrence Cherono, Worknesh Degefa, Manuela Schär and Daniel Romanchuk set to defend their titles on April 20, 2020
  • 12 Additional Champions aim to return to the top of the podium
  • 2018 Boston Champion Desiree Linden to Run…
Dec 06

Special Olympics Massachusetts Named Official Fundraising Partner of April's B.A.A. 5K

Special Olympics Massachusetts to field team of fundraisers surrounding the B.A.A. 5K

BOSTON, Mass. – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Special Olympics Massachusetts has been named the Official Fundraising…

Dec 04

2020 Boston Marathon To Serve As U.S. Paralympic Team Selection Event

Eligible T45/T46 and T11/T12 Para Athletes to compete in Boston for spots on Team USA for the 2020 Paralympic Games 

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association and United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) today announced…

Nov 18

Mark Carroll Announced as B.A.A. High Performance Coach

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Mark Carroll has been named head coach of the B.A.A. High Performance team. Carroll, a two-time Olympian for Ireland and collegiate coach for more than a decade, will lead the Boston-…

Nov 14

Yankee Magazine Named Official Publisher of the Boston Marathon

Iconic New England publication to print Boston Marathon Official Program and Results Record Book

BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced Yankee magazine as the official publisher of the Boston Marathon.

Oct 24

Champions Crowned at 2019 Boston Middle School Cross Country Championships

BOSTON, Mass. – Earlier today, champions were crowned at the 2019 Boston Middle School Cross Country Championships. Hosted by the Boston Athletic Association at Franklin Park, more than 300 middle school student-athletes from the City of Boston…

Oct 23

B.A.A. Announces 2020 Boston Marathon Official Charity Program

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association has announced the 43 organizations selected for the B.A.A.’s Official Charity Program for the 2020 Boston Marathon. Seven new organizations have joined the B.A.A.’s Official Charity Program for the 124th…

Oct 13

Pair of Course Records Fall at 2019 B.A.A. Half Marathon

BOSTON (13-October) -- On a picture-perfect day for road racing, 6,341 participants took part in today’s 19th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.  Kenyans swept the top spots of the podium,…

Oct 07

Boston Champions Set to Square Off at Sunday’s 19th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association today announced the elite field for the 19th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Headlining the men’s field is 2012 Boston Marathon champion Wesley…