Apr 16

Manuela Schar, Daniel Romanchuk Earn Dominant Boston Marathon Victories

By Jean Cann

While Manuela Schar of Switzerland took the lead from the start and never looked back, Daniel Romanchuk of Illinois didn’t pull away from his challengers until well after the mid-point of the 123rd Boston Marathon. Both…

Apr 15

Lawrence Cherono Wins 2019 Boston Marathon Title With Last Second Surge

By James O’Brien

In one of the most exciting finishes in Boston Marathon history, three men took the famous turn on Hereford Street in tandem, setting the stage for a memorable sprint down Boylston Street. The 123rd Boston Marathon…

Apr 15

Worknesh Degefa Cruises To 123rd Boston Marathon Title

By Barbara Huebner

When she arrived in Boston last week, Worknesh Degefa’s marathon resume included one race: Dubai, which she has run the past three years. With the elevation profile of a dining room table, it does not seem the ideal…

Apr 13

Photo Finishes Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile

By James O’Brien

The blustery, wet conditions that swept through Boston in the early morning eased by the time Saturday’s B.A.A. Invitational Mile races got underway adjacent to the Boston Marathon finish line. A full slate of races was…

Apr 13

Rain Doesn't Dampen Exciting Races at 2019 B.A.A. 5K

By Barbara Huebner

Hagos Gebrhiwet of Ethiopia defended his title, Monicah Ngige of Kenya triumphed after a third-place finish in 2018, and 8,484 participants dodged spring raindrops as they made their way through the historic Back Bay…

Apr 11

2020 Boston Marathon to Launch Competitive Para Athletic Division

New Division a First-of-its-Kind Offering in Major Marathon Events

BOSTON, MA (10-April) – With over four decades of experience hosting a diversity of athletes, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) will become the first major…

Apr 04

2019 Boston Marathon Injects More Than $200 million into Greater Boston Economy

BOSTON (April 4, 2019) - The 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019 marks an annual rite of spring in Boston as all eyes focus on the world’s oldest consecutively run marathon. For Boston, Marathon Monday and associated events…

Apr 03

World Class Fields Announced for B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A. Invitational Mile

Defending champions Buze Diriba and Hagos Gebrhiwet join American record holder Ben True to lead full slate of B.A.A. races on Saturday

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

Apr 01

B.A.A. Announces Meb Keflezighi as 2019 Boston Marathon Grand Marshal

BOSTON (1-April) – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced the Grand Marshal for the 123rd Boston Marathon, to be run on Monday, April 15, 2019. Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon, will serve as Grand Marshal on…

Mar 15

Joan Benoit Samuelson To Run 2019 Boston Marathon

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of her 1979 victory, Samuelson returns to race from Hopkinton to Boston

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that two-time Boston Marathon champion and Olympic gold medalist…