Apr 13

Photo Finishes Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile

By James O’Brien

The blustery, wet conditions that swept through Boston in the early morning eased by the time Saturday’s B.A.A. Invitational Mile races got underway adjacent to the Boston Marathon finish line. A full slate of races was…

Apr 13

Rain Doesn't Dampen Exciting Races at 2019 B.A.A. 5K

By Barbara Huebner

Hagos Gebrhiwet of Ethiopia defended his title, Monicah Ngige of Kenya triumphed after a third-place finish in 2018, and 8,484 participants dodged spring raindrops as they made their way through the historic Back Bay…

Apr 11

2020 Boston Marathon to Launch Competitive Para Athletic Division

New Division a First-of-its-Kind Offering in Major Marathon Events

BOSTON, MA (10-April) – With over four decades of experience hosting a diversity of athletes, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) will become the first major…

Apr 04

2019 Boston Marathon Injects More Than $200 million into Greater Boston Economy

BOSTON (April 4, 2019) - The 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019 marks an annual rite of spring in Boston as all eyes focus on the world’s oldest consecutively run marathon. For Boston, Marathon Monday and associated events…

Apr 03

World Class Fields Announced for B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A. Invitational Mile

Defending champions Buze Diriba and Hagos Gebrhiwet join American record holder Ben True to lead full slate of B.A.A. races on Saturday

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an elite field of world…

Apr 01

B.A.A. Announces Meb Keflezighi as 2019 Boston Marathon Grand Marshal

BOSTON (1-April) – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced the Grand Marshal for the 123rd Boston Marathon, to be run on Monday, April 15, 2019. Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon, will serve as Grand Marshal on…

Mar 15

Joan Benoit Samuelson To Run 2019 Boston Marathon

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of her 1979 victory, Samuelson returns to race from Hopkinton to Boston

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that two-time Boston Marathon champion and Olympic gold medalist…

Mar 06

Marathon Brewing Releases Signature Beer: 26.2 Brew Nationwide

Uniquely designed with today’s runner in mind, 26.2 Brew offers athletes a refreshing reward

March 6, 2019 Boston, MASS – Today, Marathon Brewing, a new endeavor from The Boston Beer Company, announces the launch of 26.2 Brew. The…

Feb 14

Almond Breeze Named Presenting Sponsor of Pre-Race Dinner

Blue Diamond Growers to fuel athletes in advance of 2019 race

Blue Diamond Growers and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) proudly announced today the beginning of a sponsorship agreement naming Blue Diamond Almond Breeze…

Feb 01

Dana Giordano Joins B.A.A. High Performance Team

Dartmouth graduate and 4:34 miler to be coached by Ricardo Santos