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01/17/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
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01/17/2017 at 16:59. Facebook
Three months to go until the 2017 Boston Marathon! The roads from Hopkinton to Boston eagerly await 30,000 runners – we’ll see you in three months!
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01/17/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Is your family coming to support you during Boston Marathon Weekend? Why not kick-off Boston Marathon weekend in style by running the B.A.A. 5K!
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01/15/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
According to some, the 1946 Boston Marathon was one of the most significant races in marathon history. Running to raise awareness of the troubles and starvation facing his native Greece after World War II, Stylianos Kyriakides did his best to stick with the legendary Johnny "The Elder" Kelley mile after mile en route to Boston. In the late stages of the race, Kyriakides managed to run Kelley...
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01/15/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Not only is 7-year old Braxton Lee a Future Boston Marathon Qualifier, he may even be a future Boston Marathon race director.

Braxton began running local 5K's in Virginia when he was just 5-years old. By 6, he was running three miles a day, three days a week. He's set personal records of 31 minutes for 5K, 54 minutes for 5 miles, and even 1:10 for a recent 10K where he met Boston Marathon...
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01/14/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Happy Birthday to two-time Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa! Did you know that Lelisa is a New England Patriots fan? "They are Boston's team, and I love the City of Boston," he said last year. Lets hope the Patriots give Lelisa a big playoff win on his birthday! Happy Birthday Lelisa!
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01/14/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Chris Willis's story of qualifying for the Boston Marathon began back in high school, before he'd even considered running 26.2 miles. Inspired by his cross country coach, Chris looked into the marathon. "He was literally the first person I’d ever met who even considered attempting a marathon," Chris said.

Still a high schooler, Chris learned all about the Boston Marathon and what made it...
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Just a few hours left to register for the 2017 B.A.A. Distance Medley! [ Baa.org Link ]
Hartley Bingham (pictured right) and Merritt Levitan (pictured left) were friends from the beginning, inseparable from birth. “We kind of spent every waking, baking minute together,” Hartley remembers. “She was kind of like a soul mate in that sense; we just get each other.”

During their senior year of high school, both Hartley and Merritt set out to challenge themselves physically. For the...
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Six champions, 15 top U.S. runners, and 19 Olympians come to town this April to tackle the 121st Boston Marathon! Read more: [ Johnhancock.com Link ]
Kick off Marathon Weekend and the 2017 B.A.A. Distance Medley by registering for the three-race series!
In #BostonTheFilm, we learn that while the young Japanese runner may not have known one of the #BostonMarathon's greatest traditions, he definitely knew how to win the race.
The 2017 B.A.A. 5K, which is two days before the 121st Boston Marathon, kicks off this year's B.A.A. Distance Medley. Registration for the three-race series is now open! [ Baa.org Link ]
The Boston Athletic Association is thrilled to launch the Boston Marathon "Vol of Fame" highlighting more than 600 volunteers who have reached the milestone of 15 or more years of service. Thank you to each and every honoree for their unwavering dedication and incredible spirit; it is they who have made the Boston Marathon special each and every year. Take a look to see who you may know and...
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Have you booked your 2017 Boston Marathon hotel accommodations yet? Marathon Tours & Travel is an official travel partner of the Boston Marathon, and offers the lowest rates at a wide choice of 39 hotels, ranging from deluxe to budget. For complete information go to or call 617.242.7845.

Also, JetBlue is the Official Airline of the Boston Marathon and offers more nonstop flights from...
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2017 Boston Marathon Nutrition Clinic, featuring three-time Olympian Jennifer Rhines.
Back again, tonight's Boston Marathon Training Clinic at Boston Marathon adidas Runbase will be shown via Facebook Live beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET! It's a new year, and your training plan is in full swing. Are you fueling your efforts correctly? Three-time U.S. Olympian, adidas ambassador, and member of the B.A.A. High Performance Team Jen Rhines will dish out a full plate of eating...
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At the young age of 10-years old, Chris Whitford began his running career at the B.A.A. 5K back in 2015. Maybe it was seeing Ben True or Molly Huddle set American records for 5K, or witnessing his mother power through the driving rain of Marathon Monday in 2015. No matter the reason, Chris became inspired to thrive in the sport. He's never looked back.

Even before becoming a teenager, Chris...
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This week's Boston Marathon Qualifier Spotlight is a team effort. Sandy Chen and her husband Vincent Wong will both be running the Patriots' Day event this April. Originally from New York, Sandy met Vincent through a running club in Hong Kong. They both love running, and even used that as a theme for their wedding back in 2014. "We hosted a 3K fun run after the luncheon banquet with over 100...
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We're now 100 days out from the 2017 Boston Marathon! Training plans have begun, preparations are underway, and we couldn't be more excited to welcome the world to Boston for the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17. What are your goals for Patriots' Day? How's your training going so far? How will you spend the next 100 days?