July 19 2018
Oiselle runner Allie Kieffer announced today that she intends to run the 2018 New York City Marathon.
Seminar Series location: Waterfront Ballroom at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Mass.
10–10:45 a.m.: Reflections and Advice from Past Champions
Speakers: Jacqueline Hansen, 1973; Sara Mae Berman, 1969, ’70 and ’71; Geoff Smith, 1984 and ’85; Jack Fultz, 1976 and other Boston champions share their stories of training and triumph in the Boston Marathon.
11–11:45 a.m.: Reflections from Past Champions – Class of 1968
Speakers: Amby Burfoot and Bobbi Gibb.
12–12:45 p.m.: Pushing Boundaries: Insight from an Elite Runner on What it Takes to Succeed
Elite American marathoner Jordan Hasay gives runners an exclusive look into her past and present with a showing of her bio documentary, Boundaries, followed by a live Q&A focused on the Boston Marathon experience.
1–1:45 p.m.: Boston Marathon Race Management Team: Course Preview and Q&A
Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray and B.A.A. Director of Operations Doug Flannery give a course preview and highlight helpful hints as runners make their final race preparations.
2–2:45 p.m.: History of the Women’s Marathon
Speakers: Women’s Running editors and guests.
3–3:45 p.m.: Rising Above Hardships: aka R.A.H.
Inspirational words from 2017 Boston Marathon icon Marine Veteran Staff Sergeant Jose Luis Sanchez.
4–4:45 p.m.: Balance, Mindfulness and How to Inspire Your Running
Speaker: Roisin McGettigan-Dumas.
5–5:45 p.m.: How Top Women Runners Stay Competitive For a Lifetime
Speaker: Jonathan Beverly.