Apr 14

Buze Diriba Retains B.A.A. 5K Title

By Barbara Huebner

Coming into the B.A.A. 5K, defending champion Buze Diriba had won seven U.S. road races – including last week’s Cherry Blossom 10-Mile – since she broke the tape on Charles Street last year. Suffice it to say, the 24-…

Apr 14

Drew Hunter Earns Emphatic B.A.A. Invitational Mile Title

By Jim O'Brien

An icy wind was on its way, but runners in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile were greeted by a window of almost perfect weather.

The professional men’s race was a barn-burner, led by former high school phenom Drew…

Apr 14

Hagos Gebrhiwet Shines in Sprint Finish at B.A.A. 5K

By James O'Brien

Now ten years old and with more than 8,600 runners on the starting line, the B.A.A. 5K is a fixture of the New England racing scene and an integral part of Boston Marathon Weekend. It’s also a key part of Ben True’s…

Apr 09

Defending Champions Return for B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A. Invitational Mile

American record holder Ben True and Ethiopia’s Buze Diriba aim to retain B.A.A. 5K titles, while global medalist Nicole Sifuentes leads B.A.A. Invitational Mile field.

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an…

Apr 05

2018 Boston Marathon Will Mean Over $200 Million For Greater Boston Economy

This is the first year that the Boston Marathon’s Estimated Economic Impact will surpass the $200 million mark

BOSTON (April 5, 2018) - The 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, and surrounding Marathon-related events…

Apr 02

Boston Athletic Association Begins #PassTheBaton Challenge

Campaign to celebrate and spread the altruism that bonds sport, country, community.

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced a new component to its Year of Service campaign for the 2018 Boston Marathon, entitled…

Mar 28

Uber Named Official Sponsor of the Boston Marathon

Uber to Provide Discounts to Runners, Interactive Fan Experience & Dedicated Pick-Up & Drop-Off Spots Along Race Course

BOSTON – Uber and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced the beginning of a multiple-year…

Feb 26

INFINITI Named Official Sponsor of the B.A.A. Events

All-new INFINITI QX50 is the official vehicle of the B.A.A. 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Boston Marathon

BOSTON – INFINITI and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a multi-year sponsorship…

Feb 22

2018 Boston Marathon Schedule of Events

Schedule of events for the 2018 Boston Marathon

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the 2018 Boston Marathon, has issued its schedule of events for the 122nd Boston Marathon, to be run on Monday, April 16,…

Feb 15

2018 Boston Marathon to Feature Ceremonial Military Relay

Sixteen members of U.S. Armed Forces to pass baton along course on Patriots' Day

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced a commemorative military relay will be included in the 122nd running of the Boston…