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2:11 Marathoner McDonald Joins B.A.A. High Performance Team

Matt McDonald Joins Team B.A.A.   BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Matt McDonald, the tenth-place finisher at February’s U.S. Olympic Trials – Men’s Marathon, has joined the B.A.A. High Performance Team.     McDonald, a 2:11:10 marathoner and Ivy League 10,000m champion, will be coached …

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B.A.A. to Launch Multi-Purpose Athlete’s Village Online Hub on January 5

Boston Athletic Association to Launch Athletes’ Village, Virtual Community for Runners of All Levels   BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced the upcoming launch of Athletes’ Village, a virtual community for runners of all levels and abilities. Athletes’ Village will be a virtual hub for free monthly challenges as …

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Throwback Thursday – The Inaugural 2001 B.A.A. Half Marathon (including Open & Masters Winners Thru 2011)

Jean Cann’s tribute to NER’s 2012 Race of the Year, tracing its origins and rising popularity with runners following a course along the Emerald Necklace (that only took Frederick Law Olmstead 20 years to complete). Scroll to bottom for Open and Masters winners through 2011.   B.A.A. Half Marathon—Event With …

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B.A.A. Adds 8X NCAA All American Anna Rohrer & Top 10 Trials Finisher Jonas Hampton to High Performance Team

Anna Rohrer and Jonas Hampton join Team B.A.A. B.A.A. High Performance Team adds All-American & Olympic Trials Top 10 Finisher   BOSTON– The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced the addition of Anna Rohrer and Jonas Hampton to the B.A.A. High Performance Team. Rohrer, an eight-time All-American at Notre Dame, …

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History Interrupted, Part II – The B.A.A. Boston Marathon Will Not Be Held In April, 2021

2021 Boston Marathon Will Not Take Place in April B.A.A. to Seek Rescheduled Date in Fall 2021   BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that the 125th Boston Marathon, traditionally held on the third Monday in April—Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts—will be postponed until at least the fall …

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