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B.A.A. 10K Registration Opens 5-8 at 10:00 am

B.A.A. 10K Registration to Open
Wednesday, May 8

 

Second event of the B.A.A. Distance
Medley on June 23 has a field size limit of 6,500 entrants.

 

BOSTON ‰ÛÒ
The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that registration for
the B.A.A. 10K will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The
B.A.A. 10K will be held at 8:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, June 23. Registration will
be held online at www.baa.org and will be
limited to 6,500 entrants. The cost to register is $55 (USD).

 

The 6.2-mile
course is a scenic tour though Boston’s
Back Bay. Notable neighborhoods and attractions include the legendary Bull
and Finch Pub, after which the television series ‰ÛÏCheers‰Û was
developed, the campus of Boston
University, and Kenmore Square. The
race begins on Charles Street, winds down picturesque Commonwealth Avenue and
Bay State Road as far west as Babcock Street near Boston University, before
heading back on Commonwealth Avenue, around the Public Garden and finishing on
Charles Street.

 

The B.A.A. 10K is
the second race of the 2013 B.A.A. Distance Medley, a three-race series which combines
the B.A.A. 5K in April; the B.A.A. 10K; and the B.A.A. Half Marathon,
presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, on October 13.
Each of the three races has its own prize purse. In addition, the male and
female B.A.A. Distance Medley champions, determined by the lowest cumulative
gun time over the three races, will earn $100,000 in prize money.

 

Already registered
for the three-race series are 2035 runners, who signed-up for the B.A.A.
Distance Medley in January.

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