Runner’s Seminar Series, presented by John Hancock
Held during race weekend, the Runner's Seminar Series is at the Boston Marathon Expo.
- Dates and Times:
- Saturday, April 13 - 9:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Sunday, April 14 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Room 200, Second Floor, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
- Each year, the Runner’s Seminar Series at the Boston Marathon Expo brings together race legends, notable members of the running community, coaches and experts on a wide range of topics.
- See the full breakdown of presentations below:
SATURDAY, APRIL 13
|9:15 a.m.||Mindful Morning - A 40-minute meditative session to start your weekend, with yoga teacher and run coach Cara Gilman||Yoga Teacher and Run Coach Cara Gilman|
|10:00 a.m.||Mental toughness for Monday and beyond - three talented athletes share their tips.||Yoga teach and running coach Cara Gilman, Sport Psychology Coach Emily Saul, and 2x Olympic Trials Qualifier Amanda Nurse|
|11:00 a.m.||Celebrating her pioneering Boston Marathon victory of 1969, a retrospective with the legendary Sara Mae Berman||Three-time Boston Marathon Champion Sara Mae Berman|
|12:00 p.m.||Nutrition and training at any age, with Joan Benoit Samuelson and Pam Nisevich Bede, presented by Abbott||Joan Benoit Samuelson and Pam Nisevich Bede|
|1:00 p.m.||Boston Marathon Course Preview with Race Director Dave McGillivray||Dave McGillivray|
|2:00 p.m.||Awesome New Running Books - Authors and Runners Share their Tales||Authors Roger Robinson, Dave McGillivray, Mark Cucuzzella, Kim Chaffee, and Julie Weiss|
|3:00 p.m.||The medical resources for injured (and non-injured) runner||Adam Tenforde, MD, John-Paul Hezel, MD, and Ian Nurse, DC|
|4:00 p.m.||Meet the Authors, presented by John Hancock: Meb Keflezighi, Becky Wade, Deena Kastor, and Ryan Hall share tales and lessons from the road and from their new careers as authors||Authors Meb Keflezighi, Becky Wade, Deena Kastor, and Ryan Hall|
|5:00 p.m.||Five years on - Meb Keflezighi and the day he won the Boston Marathon||2014 Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi, author of 26 Marathons|
SUNDAY, APRIL 14
|10:00 a.m.||Late Life Running: the New Frontier. Author Roger Robinson is joined by 1968 Boston Marathon Champion Amby Burfoot, 70+ speedster Gene Dykes, Runner's World's Gail Kislevitz, and Author Jonathan Beverly to talk about the benefits and joy that comes with *even more* miles.||Roger Robinson, Gene Dykes, Amby Burfoot, Gail Kislevitz, and Jonathan Beverly|
|11:00 a.m.||Running your best Boston. Tips and guidance from race veterans John Barrett, Mike McGrane, Amanda Watters, and Hiromasa Aono, who have run more than a combined 60 Boston Marathons||Team B.A.A.|
|12:00 p.m.||Game-changing Women of the Boston Marathon, presented by 261 Fearless||Kathrine Switzer, Mary Kate Shea, Jennifer Thomas, Dusty Rhodes, Joann Flaminio, Gloria Ratti|
|1:00 p.m.||Reflections and Advice from Boston Marathon Champions. Greg Meyer (1983) and Jack Fultz (1976) share tips and stories from the Boston course, and their victories here||Jack Fultz (1976), and Greg Meyer (1983)|
|2:00 p.m.||Running safe - fighting through fatigue. Suzanne Dougherty focuses on runner self defense.||Suzanne Dougherty|
|3:00 p.m.||Majoring in Running - Celebrating 5,000 Abbott World Marathon Majors Six Star Finishers||Lorna Campbell, Head of AbbottWMM Communications, Tim Hadzima – Exec. Director, AbbottWMM, Mike Sheehy – 6 Star Finisher, Abbott Employee, Jill Schumacher – 6 Star Finisher, Boston Race Captain – AbbottWMM, Pam O’Connell – Will be Six Star finisher in Boston 2019, and Carey Pinkowski – Executive Race Director, Bank of America Chicago Marathon|
|4:00 p.m.||Pioneers of Women's Running - Patti Catalano, Cheryl Treworgy, Bobbi Gibb, and Julia Chase-Brand||Patti Catalano, Cheryl Treworgy, Bobbi Gibb, and Julia Chase Brand|
|5:00 p.m.||Rising above adversity, Adrianne Haslet and setting high goals||Adrianne Haslet|