B.A.A. 5K, Invitational Mile & Middle School Races04/17/11
Boston 5K & Invitational Mile & Middle School Races
April 17, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.
Now the third annual B.A.A. 5K takes off on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. on Boylston Street at Copley Square Park and finishes on the Boston Marathon finish line at the Boston Public Library in beautiful Back Bay.
Some of the fastest scholastic runners from the eight cities and towns of the historic Marathon course will compete in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile. The event is held at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. Sixteen boys and sixteen girls, two from each city and town along the Boston Marathon course, will race around the block and cross the finish line four times in front of thousands of cheering spectators. The eight cities and towns are Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and Boston.
Middle School Races Added to Schedule
The urban, 3.1-mile race course passes scenic spots like the Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden, as well as historic landmarks such as the Massachusetts State House and the bar after which the television series "Cheers'" was based: the Bull and Finch Pub.
Age group awards and post-race refreshments and entertainment with the B.A.A. Invitational Mile.
The B.A.A. will host the 3rd Annual Invitational Mile in conjunction with the B.A.A. 5K.
Male and female elite athletes, as well as top local high school milers, will compete in the mile in a series of four races.
Start on Boylston Street, near Exeter Street, finish at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Sunday, April 17, 2011
9:30 a.m. Scholastic Girls
9:45 a.m. Scholastic Boys
Featuring two boys and two girls from the following Boston Marathon communities: Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline and Boston
10:00 a.m. Elite Men
10:15 a.m. Elite Women
A three lap course, begin on Boylston Street, left on Dartmouth Street, left on Newbury Street, left on Exeter Street then left onto Boylston ending at the Boston Marathon finish line.
- Begins: Apr 17, 2011
- Ends: Oct 17, 2010
- Begins: Apr 18, 2010
- Ends: Apr 18, 2010
- Begins: Apr 19, 2009
- Ends: Apr 19, 2009
Copley Square Park in Boston's Back Bay (5K) Baylston Street (Invitational Mile), Boston, MA, US