The Road Ahead for the Boston Marathon, B.A.A.

Upcoming events and notable dates from the Boston Athletic Association

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association would like to extend its sincere appreciation to all those association with the success of the 2017 Boston Marathon. As the B.A.A. looks at the upcoming year, we wanted to share some key dates:


Wednesday, June 7, 2017             
Global Running Day celebrated at Boston Marathon adidas Runbase
Global Running Day is a day for runners and non-runners everywhere to celebrate the joys of running. On June 7, a free afternoon run will be based out of Boston Marathon adidas RunBase.

Sunday, June 25, 2017    
Seventh annual B.A.A. 10K, presented by Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston Common, 8:00 a.m.)
A field of 10,000 entrants will be led by Meb Keflezighi for the second race of the 2017 B.A.A. Distance Medley, racing through Boston’s Back Bay before finishing at Boston Common.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017            
Registration opens for the B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund
The third event of the B.A.A. Distance Medley will have a field size limit of 9,000 entrants.

Monday, September 11, 2017     
Registration opens for the 122nd Boston Marathon
Registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon will be held online on a rolling schedule, similar to past years, and will continue until Wednesday, September 20.

Sunday, October 8, 2017               
The 15th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund (Franklin Park, 8:00 a.m.)
Starting and finishing at Boston’s Franklin Park, the B.A.A. Half Marathon showcases the picturesque Emerald Necklace park system.


Saturday, September 9, 2017      
B.A.A. sponsors the Road to Wellness 5K in Roxbury, MA. 
The third annual Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run is aimed at inspiring health through fitness and exercise while embracing Roxbury’s rich history, diverse culture, and strong community. 


Members of the B.A.A. High Performance Team continue to race across the country, focusing on both outdoor track and road racing. The team will compete at a plethora of races, including the USA National Track & Field Championships (June 22-25 in Sacramento), and the adidas Boost Boston Games (June 2 in Somerville and June 4 in Boston). Stay tuned to B.A.A. Twitter and Facebook pages for more details.