Mar 13

124th Boston Marathon Postponed to September 14

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has been meeting regularly with city and state officials to discuss all updates related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency on March 10, 2020. In…

Mar 03

Olympic legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Paralympian Femita Ayanbeku to take part in this Sunday’s Boston Marathon Youth Jamboree

Free community event introduces children to track and field fun

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that Olympic legend and adidas athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Paralympian Femita Ayanbeku will be among the elite…

Feb 24

Team B.A.A. sends 14 athletes to compete at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

Boston-based running club to race for spots on Team U.S.A. on February 29

BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) will send 14 members of the organization’s High Performance and Racing teams—the largest contingent among any…

Feb 06

B.A.A. Announces Start Times for the 2020 Boston Marathon

124th running of the world’s oldest annual marathon to be held on April 20, 2020

BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced the start times for the 124th running of the Boston Marathon, to be held on April 20,…

Jan 31

Jerrell Mock and Cole Rockhold join Team B.A.A.

B.A.A. High Performance Team adds pair of NCAA All-Americans

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced the addition of Jerrell Mock and Cole Rockhold to the B.A.A. High Performance Team. The pair, who both ran…

Jan 30

Amazon Named Official Retailer of the Boston Marathon

Global e-commerce brand to help enhance participants’ experience surrounding the Boston Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced Amazon as the official retailer of the Boston Marathon. 

Known around the…

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…