Dec 06

John Hancock Announces Return of Defending Champions to 2018 Boston Marathon

2018 Marks 33rd Year of John Hancock’s Principal Sponsorship of the Boston Marathon

BOSTON, MA - John Hancock today announced the return of 2017 Boston Marathon champions Edna Kiplagat and Geoffrey Kirui for the 122nd running of the…

Oct 23

Seidel and Mahalsky Take Championship Titles at 2017 Mayor's Cup Cross Country Championships

A picture-perfect day awaited athletes from beginning runners to experienced Olympians

Molly Seidel and Ryan Mahalsky ran their way to victories at the Boston Mayor’s Cup Cross Country Meet on Sunday, October 22, earning dominant wins…

Oct 20

Dr. Michael P. O’Leary Named President of the B.A.A.

O’Leary becomes Boston Athletic Association’s 24th President, effective October 17

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Dr. Michael P. O’Leary has been elected B.A.A. President by the B.A.A. Board of…

Oct 12

B.A.A. Announces 2018 Boston Marathon Official Charity Program

Two new organizations join for the 122nd Boston Marathon

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association has announced the 34 organizations selected for the B.A.A.’s Official Charity Program for the 2018 Boston Marathon. Two new organizations…

Oct 08

Kenyans Sweep 2017 B.A.A. Half Marathon

Daniel Salel earns three-peat, while Joan Chelimo runs away with title at 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

Boston, MA -- Kenyans Daniel Salel and Joan Chelimo swept the top…

Oct 02

Reigning Champion, USA Olympians Return to Boston for this Sunday’s B.A.A. Half Marathon

Defending champion Daniel Salel and B.A.A. 10K winner Joan Chelimo lead strong international field for 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon. Olympians Dathan Ritzenhein and Abdi Abdirahman front American charge.

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic…

Sep 27

2018 Boston Marathon Qualifier Acceptances

Total field size set at 30,000 entrants

BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today continued its notification to applicants of their acceptance into the 2018 Boston Marathon®. In preparation for the 2018 Boston Marathon,…

Sep 20

Registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon Closes

Maximum number of runners to submit a qualifying time has now been reached.

BOSTON, Mass. - Registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon began on September 11, and the maximum number of athletes who qualified and applied for entry has now…

Sep 20

Terrence Mahon to Complete Work as Director of B.A.A. High Performance Program

California native to return to west coast at the conclusion of 2017

BOSTON, Mass. - The Boston Athletic Association today announced that head coach of its high performance team, Terrence Mahon, will depart the organization at the…

Sep 06

Registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon Opens Monday, September 11

Field size will be 30,000 official entrants for the 122nd running on April 16

BOSTON -- Registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon opens on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register…