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B.A.A. Ups Contribution to $2.7-Million for Host Towns

B.A.A. Renews Financial Commitment to Boston Marathon® Host Communities, providing $2.7 Million from 2013-‰Û÷15   Three-Year, Increased Contribution to Marathon‰Ûªs Eight Cities and Towns and Commonwealth Recognizes Support   BOSTON ‰ÛÒ The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced its renewed financial commitment to the eight host cities and towns of …

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Ritz, Meb, Abdi Headed to NYC Half

Powerhouse Trio of 2012 U.S. Olympians‰ÛÓMeb Keflezighi, Abdi Abdirahman, and Dathan Ritzenhein‰ÛÓto Lead U.S. Contingent in NYC Half   March 17 race will feature five 2012 U.S. Olympians, including 10,000-meter runner Janet Bawcom   Event to be broadcast live locally on WABC-TV and nationally on ESPN3   New York, February …

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WMM Puts Teeth Into Anit-Doping Measures

  World Marathon Majors Introduces Tougher Anti-Doping Penalties for Elite Athletes Elite Athlete Contracts Revised to Include Suspension of Payment and Repayment of  Prize Money for Athletes Found in Violation of Anti-Doping Code   TOKYO ‰ÛÓ World Marathon Majors (WMM) members Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York have …

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