Friday, March 25, 2011

Boston announce new 10-kilometer race for June 26

The organizers of the Boston Marathon plan to hold a 10-kilometer road race this summer through city neighborhoods.

The new event schedule for June 26 will be limited to 5,000 runners who can begin filing entry forms on May 4, the Boston Athletic Association announced on Thursday.

The BAA also stages a 5-kilometer race on April 17, the marathon on April 18 and a half-marathon on Oct. 9.