THE BOSTON GLOBE
George Etzweiler has been training for this weekend’s Mount Washington road race in New Hampshire for weeks, priming himself for the 7.6-mile course to the top of the region’s highest peak.
ROAD RACE MANAGEMENT
On April 12, three days before the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, the BAA received a dire warning about the anticipated race day weather conditions. They were told "with real confidence" that race day would feature 38-41 degrees, heavy rain and wind out of the east from 20-30mph—conditions almost identical to 2018. The BAA sent out an email blast to participants, which produced groans around the world.
Already well known for producing great races in iconic places, DMSE Sports is setting up to hit a home run – or maybe score a touchdown – with its latest expansion effort in the endurance space.
What started as a quirky idea by the company’s namesake and founder, Dave McGillivray, is now an effort to create a nationwide series of marathons inside the country’s Major League Baseball ballparks and potentially National Football League stadiums as well.
A new marathon will be step off Sept. 28 and circle the home field of the New England Patriots more than 100 times. The event — on a course that is USA Track & Field certified and the only Boston Marathon qualifier run entirely in an NFL stadium — will raise money for homeless shelters across the region.
THE PATRIOT LEDGER
On Friday, Sept. 28, 100 runners will run 26.2 miles around the home turf of the New England Patriots to raise money for homeless shelters throughout the region. Participants will run more than 100 laps on the warning track surrounding the turf. The course is USA Track & Field (USATF) certified and the only Boston Marathon qualifier run entirely in an NFL stadium.