New England’s signature half marathon, the B.A.A. Half Marathon presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, will be held November 12, 2023
BOSTON – Registration for the 2023 B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, is now open within the B.A.A.’s online platform Athletes’ Village. The 2023 B.A.A. Half Marathon will be run on Sunday, November 12 at 8:00 a.m., starting and finishing at Franklin Park. Registration and participant information can be found within baa.org.
The field size is limited to the first 9,000 entrants, and all participants will receive an adidas B.A.A. Half Marathon shirt plus race day amenities and a unicorn finisher medal.
The 13.1-mile course runs along the picturesque Emerald Necklace Park System, past landmarks such as the Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Pond, and Franklin Park Zoo, before finishing at White Stadium in Franklin Park. The B.A.A. Half Marathon is a family-friendly event for athletes and spectators of all ages. Free youth events will be offered on race morning within Franklin Park, including races and medals for all.
ADD MEANING TO YOUR MILES WITH DANA-FARBER AND THE JIMMY FUND
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has partnered with the B.A.A. Half Marathon since 2003 as the race’s presenting sponsor and exclusive charity team. Through this relationship, Dana-Farber runners have collectively raised more than $8 million to support groundbreaking cancer research, and enabled Dana-Farber scientists and clinicians to positively impact the lives of cancer patients around the world. Runners interested in fundraising for Dana-Farber can join the team today by clicking here.
TRAIN FOR THE B.A.A. HALF WITH THE B.A.A. RUNNING CLUB
Run with the B.A.A. all year long through the B.A.A. Running Club! The B.A.A. Running Club is for runners of all ages and abilities looking to improve their fitness. Community and engagement are part of the fabric of the B.A.A. Running Club, meeting weekly for training runs (and social gatherings) in Greater Boston, and at races throughout New England. Join the B.A.A. to take your workouts, training, coaching and fun to the next level!
ABOUT THE BOSTON ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
Established in 1887, the Boston Athletic Association is a non-profit organization with a mission of promoting a healthy lifestyle through sports, especially running. The B.A.A. manages the Boston Marathon, and supports comprehensive charity, youth, and year-round programming. The Boston Marathon is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, along with international marathons in Tokyo, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York City. Since 1986, the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon has been John Hancock. Starting in 2024, the Boston Marathon’s presenting partner will be Bank of America. The 128th Boston Marathon presented by Bank of America is scheduled to take place on Monday, April 15, 2024. For more information on the B.A.A., please visit www.baa.org.