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Hancock Reveals Full Elite Field For Boston Including 23 Olympians and 17 Top US Runners Led by Rupp & Flanagan

BOSTON, MA, January 11, 2018— In its 33rd year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock today announced the elite field for the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16. A complete field list follows.   Six Boston Marathon champions and 17 top U.S. runners will challenge an exceptional …

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World Champ Steeple Gold Medalist Coburn & 1500m Silver Medalist Simpson Racing 3K at New Balance Indoor GP in Boston

Coburn and Simpson to headline 2018 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix World Championships medalists Martinez, Berian to join at 23rd-annual event BOSTON, Mass. (Dec. 21, 2017) – Reigning IAAF World Champion Emma Coburn and IAAF World Championships silver medalist Jenny Simpson are both set to return to the New Balance …

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Hancock Announces Strongest Ever Boston US Elite Team – Flanagan, Rupp, Hasay, Desi, Ritz, Huddle, Kastor, Abdi… (Oh my!)

John Hancock’s  today announced its strongest US Elite Team since it began its principal sponsorship of the Boston Marathon began in 1986. The US team, recruited to compete against an accomplished international field, will challenge for the coveted olive wreath on Patriots’ Day, April 16, 2018. Four-time Olympian and 2017 …

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B.A.A.’s Sarah Pagano Wins USATF Club Nationals XC Women’s Title

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, earning the first individual national …

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Defending Boston Marathon Champions Kirui, Kiplagat Look to Defend This April

KIRUI, KIPLAGAT SET TO DEFEND BOSTON MARATHON TITLES By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (06-Dec) — Reigning Boston Marathon champions, Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat of Kenya, have committed to defending their titles at the 2018 edition of the world’s oldest, continuously run marathon …

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Boston-bound Kawauchi Going For Most Sub-2:20 Marathons WR at Marshfield (MA) New Year’s Day Marathon

BOSTON, MA, December 21, 2017—John Hancock said today that Japanese runner Yuki Kawauchi has been invited to participate in the company’s 2018 Boston Marathon Elite Team. During a visit to Boston the last week of December, Kawauchi will train on the Boston Marathon course. And on New Year’s Day, he …

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