Apr 17

Marcel Hug and Manuela Schar Win Boston Marathon

Swiss Stars Sweep Wheelchair Titles at 2017 Boston Marathon

By Jean Cann

A tailwind and warm, dry weather, along with a world-class field, helped set the stage for fast times in the push rim wheelchair…

Apr 15

Nick Willis Continues Winning Ways at B.A.A. Invitational Mile

The two-time Olympian from New Zealand

By James O'Brien

Returning to the B.A.A. Invitational Mile for the first time since 2014, two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis was destined to earn his third…

Apr 15

Canadian Olympian Nicole Sifuentes Wins B.A.A. Invitational Mile

She breaks course record in her first appearance at event.

By Barbara Huebner

Under a cloudless blue sky “on the most gorgeous day ever,” Nicole Sifuentes was asked how she felt. “Terrible,” she said…

Apr 15

Buze Diriba Takes B.A.A. 5K Crown

Molly Huddle is unable to keep the streak alive

By Barbara Huebner

Since 2014, Molly Huddle has owned the B.A.A. 5K, winning three years in a row and setting an American record in 2015. So when she…

Apr 15

Ben True Sets American Record

Wins Fourth B.A.A. 5K

Story By James O'Brien

On a picture-perfect day for racing through downtown Boston, New England-native Ben True stormed to his fourth B.A.A. 5K win, establishing a new American…

Apr 13

B.A.A. Makes Contribution in Support of Martin’s Park

Boston’s newest park will be universally accessible for all children

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that a contribution of $20,000 will be donated to the construction of Martin’s Park at Children’s…

Apr 12

B.A.A. to Implement Changes to Boston Marathon Handcycle Program

Changes Will Take Effect for 2017 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizers of the Boston Marathon, is taking action to demonstrate its commitment to the participation and recognition of…

Apr 12

Dave McKenzie and Roberta ‘Bobbi’ Gibb Named Grand Marshals of the 2017 Boston Marathon

On 50th anniversary of 1967 race, McKenzie and Gibb to lead 30,000 participants from Hopkinton to Boston

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that the top men’s and women’s finishers of the 1967 Boston…

Apr 04

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

American record holders Molly Huddle and Ben True seek B.A.A. 5K titles, while global medalist Dawit Seyaum leads B.A.A. Invitational Mile field.

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

Mar 23

2017 Boston Marathon Will Mean $192.2 Million For Greater Boston Economy

30,000 official participants in the Boston Marathon, including more than 6,200 runners traveling from 94 countries outside the United States.

BOSTON (March 23, 2017) - The 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, and surrounding…