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Countdown to the Boston Marathon
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Although we make every effort to provide a safe and memorable marathon experience, successful completion of this race requires careful preparation on the part of each participant.
Boston Athletic Association is pleased to support integrity in competition, and to announce it has contracted with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to provide an anti-doping program during the Boston Marathon.
As principal sponsor, John Hancock Financial Services provided the first-ever prize money in 1986 and continues that tradition. The top finishers have received nearly $18.2 million in prize money and course-record bonuses over the past 30 years.