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BAA Seeks to Diversify the Sport of Running, Creating the Boston Running Collaborative and Issuing $125K in Grants

B.A.A. Announces Boston Running Collaborative to Broaden Access to the Sport of Running Across Greater Boston     B.A.A. to distribute $125,000 in unrestricted grants in coordination with collaborative       BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced the creation of the Boston Running Collaborative. The Boston …

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B.A.A. Announces Safety Protocol for 125th – Vaccination or Negative COVID test Required

B.A.A. Announces Participant Health & Safety Policies for 125th Boston Marathon BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that entrants in the 125th Boston Marathon, scheduled for Monday, October 11, will need to either provide proof of vaccination or produce a negative COVID-19 test in order to participate in the …

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Two-Time Boston Champion, Reigning World Champion Desisa Enters the Boston Field – Full Lists

Two-time Boston Marathon Winner & Reigning World Champion Lelisa Desisa to return for October’s 125th Running Desisa and fellow Ethiopian Kelkile Gezahegn added to John Hancock Professional Athlete Field   BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that two-time Boston Marathon champion, reigning World Athletics Marathon champion, and 2:04:45 marathoner …

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Olympic Marathon Medalist Molly Seidel Leads Strongest US Women’s Field in NYC Marathon History

Olympic Medalist Molly Seidel to Lead Strongest Field of American Women in TCS New York City Marathon History on November 7   Tokyo Olympians Aliphine Tuliamuk, Sally Kipyego and Emily Sisson, and Boston Marathon champion Des Linden to highlight open division   Five-time champion Tatyana McFadden, two-time champion Amanda McGrory …

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2:04:06 & 2:19:36 Top Men and Women’s Seeded Times for 125th Boston – Int’l and US Lineup

Olympians, Paralympians, Global Marathon Winners To Compete at 125th Boston Marathon October’s 125th Boston Marathon features world class fields as part of the Professional Men, Women, Wheelchair, and Para Athletics Divisions BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced more than 140 athletes will compete at the 125th Boston Marathon as …

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13 Past Champions To Race Boston, Innovative Prize Restructuring Maintains Largest $ Purse of Abbott World Marathon Majors

13 Boston Marathon Champions To Race Historic Fall 125th Boston Marathon The 125th Boston Marathon will make history as the first Abbott World Marathon Major event to offer equal $50,000 course record bonuses across open and wheelchair divisions     BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that 13 Boston …

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