Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

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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B.A.A. and adidas Extend Official Sponsorship Started in 1989 Through 2030

B.A.A. and adidas Extend Official Sponsorship Through 2030 adidas has served as an official sponsor of the Boston Marathon since 1989 BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that the organization has extended its longstanding official sponsorship with adidas through 2030. The Patriots’ Day announcement marks more than …

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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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With 2020 Boston Marathon Virtual Experience, BAA & John Hancock Charity Programs Reach $400 Million Milestone

  Boston Marathon Fundraising Surpasses $400 Million Milestone  $32.1 million raised for charity programs through the 2020 Boston Marathon Virtual Experience  BOSTON –The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that $32.1 million was raised for 242 non-profit organizations surrounding the 2020 Boston Marathon and Boston Marathon Virtual Experience. With this …

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2021 Boston Marathon Registration Postponed – COVID Task Force Formed

B.A.A. Announces COVID-19 Medical & Event Operations Advisory Group; Postpones Registration for 2021 Boston Marathon Cross-sector group to advise on safe return to mass participation road races         BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced the formation of a COVID-19 Medical & Event Operations Advisory Group, comprised of …

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124th Boston 26.2 Virtual Experience Mobile App & Web Platform Launches 8-27

124th Boston Marathon Virtual Experience Mobile App & Web Platform Launching Thursday, August 27   BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that the brand new 124th Boston Marathon Virtual Experience mobile app powered by AT&T and web platform will launch to registered participants on Thursday, August 27. The mobile …

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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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