The Boston Athletic Association is holding a free clinic for official marathon entrants Monday night (Feb. 22) on "Injury prevention and proper footwear for marathon training" at Marathon Sports, 671 Boylston St., Boston (the one near the finish line). BAA coaches will speak and then take questions.
Registration is at 5:30 p.m.; program begins at 7:30 and concludes at 8:15. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (for planning purposes) or call 617-778-1631 with questions. Next month's clinic, on March 22, will be "Diet, Nutrition, and Course Preview." For more information, go here.
- Steve Silva, Boston.com senior producer, two-time Boston Marathon sub-four hour runner.
- Ty Velde is a 16-time Boston qualifier who's completed 12 consecutive Boston Marathons and 25 marathons overall. Ty is now training for his 13th Boston run and will provide training tips for those who train solo and outside, no matter what temperature it is.
- Rich 'Shifter' Horgan is a 19-time Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team member who runs in honor of his father, who died of colon cancer. He will provide updates on local running events with a focus on the charitable organizations that provide Boston Marathon entries for their organization's fund raising purposes