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Boston Based Olympian Molly Seidel Racing 13.1M This Weekend in Atlanta…Goal: 1:08 to 1:09

Olympian Molly Seidel Headlines Elite Half Marathon in Atlanta This Weekend Great Britain’s Eilish McColgan to Make Half Marathon Debut         ATLANTA —  – One-year after making history at the unforgettable 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, Olympian Molly Seidel returns to Atlanta to headline a …

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NH’s Millennium Running Has Staged 37 In-Person Events During the Pandemic, Raising $67K for Charity

Millennium Running has produced 37 in-person events with over 11,000 finishers and raises over $67,000 for Charity during COVID.     With the support from the State of New Hampshire’s COVID Task Force, NH Governor Chris Sununu, the NH Attorney General’s Office, and nearly a dozen local towns and cities …

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NB Indoor GP on Feb. 13 to be Staged in NY, No Spectators – Broadcast Live on NBC Feb. 13 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM

World Athletics Championships medalists McLaughlin, Lyles and Bromell return  to New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Feb. 13   Trio of world’s top milers to clash over 1500m at 26th annual event       BOSTON, Mass. (Jan. 27, 2021) – World Athletics Championships medalists Sydney McLaughlin, Noah Lyles and …

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125th BAA Boston Marathon Slated for Oct. 11 Pending Mass. OK – Boston Women’s 10K Willingly Moving Date

 BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that if road races are allowed to take place as part of the Massachusetts reopening plan, the 125th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, October 11, 2021.       (Ed. note: In tandem with the BAA release, the Boston Women’s 10K, originally …

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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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