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Boston Marathon To Go Virtual, FAQ’s Answered

124th Boston Marathon to be Held Virtually Participants encouraged to bring Boston to the world during week of virtual events   Boston 2019, Photo by FitzFoto/NERunner   BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that the 124th Boston Marathon will be held as a virtual event, following Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s …

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5-17 Would Have Been the 20th Anniversary of Trav’s Trail Run

One of NER’s all-time favorite races for numerous reasons. Below is last year’s coverage by Greater Lowell RR ace John Barbour… UConn All American Travis Landreth to the right.   Path Less Chosen a Constant for Trav’s Trail Devotees Of the myriad races that raise funds for good causes and …

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“The Rockpile” Crumbles – Mt. Washington Cancelled

2020 RACE Cancelled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19:   With a heavy heart, we have decided to cancel the Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race this year due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Three-time World Mtn. Running Champion and Olympic marathoner Jonathan Wyatt of New Zealand in …

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Summer Blockbusters Falmouth, Beach to Beacon, Down & Out

400 meters from the finish of Maine’s Beach to Beacon 10K. Photo by FitzFoto/NERunner     Falmouth fell and Beach to Beacon followed shortly after. The two summer blockbusters fell victim to the Coronavirus and the restrictions that have ensued as the pandemic spread.   In Cape Elizabeth, Maine, organizers …

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John Hancock Providing 8,500 Meals to Boston Hospital Workers

John Hancock Donation to Help Feed Boston Hospital Workers Fighting COVID-19 From One Boston Day Through Patriots’ Day   8,500 Meals Provided in Partnership with Off Their Plate to Responding Hospitals BOSTON, April 14, 2020 – In honor of One Boston Day, April 15th, through Patriots’ Day on April 20th, John …

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B.A.A Donating $100K, Medical Supplies, Food in COVID-19 Battle

Boston Athletic Association Donates $100,000 to Boston Resiliency Fund and Contributes Medical Supplies, Food to Local Agencies BOSTON (April 3, 2020) — The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced it will contribute $100,000 to the Boston Resiliency Fund, which provides essential services to Boston residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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B.A.A. Offering Refunds for Postponed Marathon & 5K for First Time Ever

Information for Registered Participants of the Boston Marathon and B.A.A. 5K B.A.A. to offer refunds for first time  The B.A.A.’s Brian Harvey leads a quartet of top-20 finishers at the 2018 BAA 5K. Photo by FitzFoto/NERunner     BOSTON (April 1, 2020) — The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that participants in the 2020 Boston Marathon, which was originally scheduled …

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Liam’s Pub Series Race Postponed From May 10 to 2021

Join us in 2021! Given the current uncertainty about the Coronavirus Pandemic, PCB Race Management has decided to postpone the Last Almost Annual Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub Almost Five Miler to a date to be determined in May 2021. We intend to finalize the date in the very near future …

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Breathe Easy, Tokyo Olympics Postponed Until 2021

The lead women 5.5-miles into the US Olympic Marathon Team Trials in Atlanta. Photo by FitzFoto/NERunner THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THOMAS BACH, AND THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, ABE SHINZO, HELD A CONFERENCE CALL THIS MORNING TO DISCUSS THE CONSTANTLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT WITH REGARD TO COVID-19 …

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