Latest Boston Athletic Association Stories

2014-07-01 12:26:13

$38.4 Million Raised BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year's race on April 21(st), with an expanded field size of 36,000 registered runners, more than 300 organizations received donations in support of their missions. The majority of...

2014-04-17 23:03:09

Gentle Giant to arrange and provide transportation of 25+ truckloads of goods and athletic equipment for the 118th annual race. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts with offices across the country, is proud to announce today that they will be the Official Moving & Storage Partner of the Boston Marathon for the 18th consecutive year. While the actual race is on April 21, the Marathon’s...

2014-04-15 23:11:05

#WEWILLRUN video deters the negative things that surround last year’s marathon and encourages people to rally around this one memorable event and bring this city together again. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With only a week to the 118th Boston Marathon, the entire city, country and world's focus continues to grow to watch this great event which brings so many people together globally. Local Boston photographer and director JJ Miller produced a video #WEWILLRUN sharing a story...

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2014-04-15 10:06:33

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill After experiencing a tragic and truncated end to the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers were faced not only with grief but with hundreds of administrative decisions, including plans for the 2014 race – an event beloved by Bostonians and people around the world. One of the issues they faced was what to do about the nearly 6,000 runners who were unable to complete the 2013 race. The Boston Athletic Association, the event’s organizers,...

2014-03-31 08:25:32

Runners and Fans Encouraged to Contribute Videos to #ItsOurBoston Social Mosaic BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T*, a proud Boston Marathon sponsor since 2008, is adding a new feature to this year's race to give runners and fans a unique way to show their passion for one of the nation's most beloved marathons - and to provide support for One Fund Boston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO AT&T is curating a digital mosaic showcasing submitted videos and...

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