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Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) is the Exclusive Domestic Travel and Accommodations Booking Agency for the Boston Marathon, and secures hotel rooms around the Boston metropolitan area for the weekend events. MTT’s relationship with the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) began 41 years ago in 1981. To book accommodations and for additional information go to our Boston Marathon webpage. Reservations accepted starting on Wednesday, June 1 at 12:00PM ET. Hotel selection is on a first-come, first-served basis.Read More
After years of litigation required to recognize and protect their innovative globally respected brand, Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) officially received the registered trademark designation for its Seven Continents Club® (SCC). MTT established the SCC in 1995, when the inaugural Antarctica Marathon®& Half-Marathon made it possible for runners to conquer a marathon or half-marathon on all seven continents. Read more
Marathon Tours & Travel is honored to be a featured sponsor for the first-ever Boston Marathon Virtual Experience! To commemorate this week, we interviewed a number of athletes, motivators, 'shakers', and winners of the Boston Marathon. We invite you to enjoy these engaging conversations led by CEO Thom Gilligan and President Jeff Adams. To visit our Boston Marathon Virtual Booth visit: https://bostonmarathonexpo.com/marathon-tours-travelRead More
Rochman enlisted the help of Thom Gilligan of Marathon Tours and Travel to make sure she got into all six races, even though she was qualified for Boston, Chicago and New York based on her times from previous races.Read More
Paula ran six Majors in one year, culminating in receiving her Six Star medal on her 60th birthday at the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon with her daughter by her side Read More
For runners, one of the most storied—and feared—stretches is Heartbreak Hill, 20 miles into the Boston Marathon. The 90-foot elevation gain over one-third of a mile would be a painful climb in any marathon, but here it’s compounded because it occurs at the distance where many runners hit the proverbial wall.Read More
It’s a legendary course that stretches for 26.2 miles through beautiful suburban streets and right into the heart of downtown Boston. It’s on many a bucket list and its uphills and downhills have broken many a runner.Read More
Boston reinforced the lesson I continue to learn time and time again: the marathon is the ultimate “tough love” teacher, and the lessons it teaches are humility, adaptability and don’t you dare give up-ity. Anyone can finish a race when they’re feeling good & running strong — but if you have a weakness the marathon will find it, exploit it and beat on it until you’re ready to throw in the towel.Read More
“In Boston, everyone owns the marathon” — no one understands this sentiment better than the man who voiced it, Tom Grilk. Grilk is the Executive Director of the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), the non-profit organization that has managed the Boston Marathon since the race’s inception in 1897. A Massachusetts native and one-time member of the legendary Greater Boston Track Club, Grilk joined the B.A.A. as a regular member in 1987 and rose through the ranks to become Executive Director in 2011. Read More