Dec 11

John Hancock Announces 2018 Boston Marathon U.S. Elite Field

15 Member Team includes Olympic, World and Pan-American Medalists, Abbott World Marathon Majors Champions, and North American Record Holders

BOSTON, MA - John Hancock today announced its strongest U.S. Elite Team since…

Dec 09

Team B.A.A.’s Sarah Pagano Wins USATF National Club Cross Country Title

B.A.A. Women’s team and Men’s Masters team place second at National Championships

BOSTON – B.A.A. High Performance team member Sarah Pagano won the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships earlier today in Lexington, Kentucky,…

Dec 08

Boston Athletic Association Unveils Campaign for 2018 Boston Marathon

Organization’s Year of Service celebrates service to country, mission, and community.

BOSTON – Today, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced its campaign for the 2018 Boston Marathon, the “Year of Service”.  The Year of…

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,…